Laura Foll is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Equity Income Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2014. Laura joined Henderson in 2009 as part of the graduate scheme. She was subsequently named a global analyst and later an assistant fund manager for the Global Equity Income Team.
Laura graduated with a BSc degree (Hons) in economics and economic history from the London School of Economics. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 12 years of financial industry experience.
Laura Foll, fund manager for Lowland Investment Company, discusses the Trust’s latest performance and explains why she is hopeful sentiment towards UK companies will improve following the UK general election.
In this video, Laura Foll, UK equities portfolio manager, outlines the initial reaction of markets to the clear Conservative majority in the UK election. She also looks at the two key longer-term implications for investors in the UK equity market.
Listen to Laura Foll, Fund Manager of Lowland Investment Company, explain her thoughts on UK equities, the Trust’s recent performance and what the future holds for the UK. Glossary Gearing: A measure of a company’s leverage that shows how far its operations are funded by lenders versus shareholders. It is a measure of the debt level of
Laura Foll, Co-Fund manager for Lowland Investment Company, explains why liquidity restraints on open ended funds, the US-China trade war and uncertain UK politics have all made for a tough year for the Trust. However, despite a difficult year, the beginning of the final quarter has seen an improvement in Lowland’s performance versus its benchmark as sentiment towards the UK improves as more clarity comes around Brexit. Laura also discusses the latest portfolio activity and why the Trust’s exposure to domestic UK companies will enable the team to take full advantage of excellent value opportunities amongst UK equities.
Laura Foll, Co-Fund Manager of Henderson Opportunities Trust, explains why smaller UK companies have performed poorly compared to broader markets and how this has affected the Trusts performance. Laura also discusses the latest key buys and sells within the Trusts portfolio and why the Trust is well positioned to take full advantage of value opportunities amongst unloved and undervalued UK domestic companies.