Kleinwort Benson Investors: Global Equity and Environmental Investing Specialists

Our objective is to enhance performance and meet our clients' investment expectations by specialisation and innovation. We have particular expertise in total return investing and environmental equity investing.

The Total Return approach used in our Global Equity Strategies emphasises the importance of dividend yield and dividend growth as well as price increases.  We employ a diversified approach, investing in all industries, all regions and all capitalisations. This strategy has consistently outperformed the MSCI World Index since its 2003 launch, with less risk and volatility.

We expect the key investment drivers over the next 20 years to include the world's changing demographic profile, scarce natural resources, and sustained pressure for lower carbon economies. Since 2000 we have been pioneering environmental investment strategies and were one of the first investment firms globally to launch separate Water and Renewable Energy Funds, a product line-up that now includes Agribusiness and Cleaner Solutions.

We are pleased to be a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) and be a part of the network of investors who support and promote the long term benefits of sustainable investment within the context of their individual investment processes and fiduciaries duties.Click here for further information.

 

 

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KIIDs - UCITS Key Investor Information Documents

Latest Blog

Progress despite uncertainty - where to from here?

By KleinWB Tuesday, 7th July 2015 | 0 comments
Progress despite uncertainty---where to from here? The constant theme of my most recent blogs has been to keep the faith when it comes to global economic recovery and equity markets, but to be very wary of extremely overvalued bond markets. As I look to the second half of the year I find myself having a ‘groundhog day’ moment as essentially my message remains unchanged. Interestingly, while equity markets and economies have generally behaved as I might have expected during the first half of the year, the factor that has dominated returns for clients was currency movements. I expect less currency volatility from here out with the large moves mainly behind us. I am not in the strong dollar consensus camp and believe currencies may well just range trade near term.

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Latest News

Fund Strategy 'Why so little thirst for Water?'

By KleinWB Wednesday, 29th July 2015 | 0 comments
Water is as big an infrastructure industry as telecoms and power but few investors have exposure to it. When most investors think about big infrastructure projects, they tend to think about transport, such as airports, ports, railways and motorways, telecom projects such as fibre optic networks, or big power projects such as large electricity power stations.

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Environmental Equity Strategies
For well over 10 years we have been pioneering environmental and natural resource oriented investment strategies; back in 2000 we were one of the first investment firms globally to launch separate Water and Renewable Energy Funds, a product line-up that now includes Agribusiness and Cleaner Solutions.
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Global Equity Strategies
The aim of Global Equity Strategies is to exploit the inefficiency with which the market continually under-prices the earnings potential of higher dividend paying companies. Unlike traditional 'high-yield' offerings we remove regional and industry traps and further increase the opportunity set by having 'all-cap' coverage.
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Multi Asset Strategies
The Kleinwort Benson Investors Multi-Asset Strategies combine our in-house specialist products with other world class specialists.
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Who are we?
Kleinwort Benson Investors is the dedicated investment management specialist for institutional investors within the Kleinwort Benson Group. We are committed to doing what we do best - delivering specialist, sustainable and innovative investment strategies for institutional investors which deliver long term returns.
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