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

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Investment Outlook - 2015 coming into view

By KleinWB Wednesday, 2nd July 2014 | 0 comments
In my beginning of the year piece, I expected 2014 to be another positive year for markets. As the first half draws to a close it has indeed turned out to be a positive period, with equities up 5.6%, bonds up 4.5% and commodities up 0.8% during Q2, which took the returns for the first half of the year to 6.9%, 10.5% and 7.8% for equities bonds and commodities respectively.[i] Many of the positive tailwinds that helped markets during 2013 prevailed in the first half of this year as well, with 2013 laggard assets such as Emerging Markets, commodities and Agribusiness related equities performing admirably.

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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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