Neil Hermon is Director of UK Equities and a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2013. He joined Henderson in 2002 as head of UK smaller companies. Prior to this, he served as head of UK smaller companies for General Accident Investment Management (later to become CGU plc). He began his career at Ernst & Young as a chartered accountant.
Neil received an MA (Hons) in mathematics from Cambridge University. He is an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP) and has 32 years of financial industry experience.
Neil Hermon, Fund Manager of the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust, discusses the Trust’s recent performance, highlighting the key drivers of performance, his growth at a reasonable price investment approach (GARP), challenges in the UK market, and the Trust’s approach to ESG.
In an interview with interactive investor, The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust fund manager, Neil Hermon, talks in more detail about the Trust, the investment process, recent portfolio activity and ESG.
Neil Hermon, Fund Manager for Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust, discusses the Trusts recent performance; specifically, how the Trust has outperformed its benchmark in a very challenging year. Neil also discusses latest changes in the portfolio.
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Despite the persistent uncertainty hanging over UK companies, balance sheets look robust and lessons have been learned since the last financial crisis, says Neil Hermon, Fund Manager of Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust. Transcript Q: What can you tell us about your activity regarding The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust portfolio over the summer
Neil Hermon, Fund Manager for Henderson Smaller Companies Trust, discusses how the trust has performed so far in 2019 and delivers the latest portfolio activity, explaining why the team have chosen to reduce the number of holdings. Neil also discusses the Trust’s income growth and how his strategy has led to a very impressive income growth record.
Watch the full episode of Trust TV: UK Focus, featuring fund managers Neil Hermon and Indri van Hien of Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust; followed by Laura Foll of Lowland Investment Company.