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Waverton Investment Management

In this podcast, Waverton Portfolio Manager Doug Barnett is joined by a variety of guests to get under the bonnet of investment-related topics. From deep dives across the full spectrum of asset classes and regions, to br
Latest Episode1/27/2023

Kevin Uphill: Founder of Avondale

Season 1, Ep. 77
In this episode we are joined by Kevin Uphill. Kevin is the Founder of Avondale, a company that helps their clients with business sales. We discuss structuring a business for sale, deal negotiations, growth capital and the benefits of Employee Benefit Trusts.   For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk or www.avondale.co.ukLinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/  Kevin Uphill – https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-uphill/ This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
1/27/2023

Kevin Uphill: Founder of Avondale

Season 1, Ep. 77
In this episode we are joined by Kevin Uphill. Kevin is the Founder of Avondale, a company that helps their clients with business sales. We discuss structuring a business for sale, deal negotiations, growth capital and the benefits of Employee Benefit Trusts.   For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk or www.avondale.co.ukLinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/  Kevin Uphill – https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-uphill/ This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
1/11/2023

Harry Cole: Political Editor of The Sun

Season 1, Ep. 76
In our first episode of 2023 Doug is joined by Harry Cole, Political Editor of The Sun and one of the journalists closest to our previous Prime Minister Liz Truss. Harry has the most extraordinary insight and access to Liz and has co-authored the biography: Out of the Blue: The inside story of the unexpected rise and rapid fall of Liz Truss. Doug and Harry discuss the chaos in the Conservative party- Johnson’s downfall, Truss’s ascendancy, and what a Sunak premiership might look like- and importantly what it might mean for investors. Finally Harry address the crucial question- is the tory party simply too divided to rule?For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk.LinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/   Harry Cole - https://www.linkedin.com/in/harry-cole-9159a1140/  This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
12/21/2022

Doug Barnett and Charlie Jones: A year in review

Season 1, Ep. 75
In our final episode of 2022 Doug is once again joined by Waverton Fund Manager, Charlie Jones. Following an incredibly tumultuous year, we take a look back on some key investment themes we have seen amidst raised geo-political risks, higher interest rates, higher inflation, higher commodity prices and supply chain disruption. It has been a big year for the Why Invest? Podcast. We would like to thank all of our guests, listeners and everyone involved, in particular our award winning marketing manager and producer, Laura Hammond, and our brilliant and patient editor Dougie at The Podcast Editor.For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk.LinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/   Charlie Jones – https://www.linkedin.com/in/charles-jones-cfa-4a398b82/ This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
12/1/2022

Lara Rodgers and Nadia Simonds: Founders of Lune + Wild

Season 1, Ep. 74
In this episode we are joined by Co-Founders of Lune + Wild, Lara Rodgers and Nadia Simonds. Lune + Wild focuses on producing, marketing and distributing healthy food for babies and children. We discuss what drew them to the world of food, what it is like innovating in the baby food category and how they are looking to raise money for expansion.For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk or https://www.luneandwild.co.ukLinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/   This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
11/16/2022

Rory Stewart: on a mission to eradicate extreme poverty

Season 1, Ep. 73
In this episode we are joined by former Secretary of State for International Development and co-host of hit podcast ‘The Rest is Politics’, Rory Stewart. Rory is the President of GiveDirectly, a charity that allows donors to send cash directly to people in poverty. We discuss the purpose of the charity, the research that underpins the program and the reality of life for 700m people that live on less that $2 per day, globally.For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk or www.givedirectly.orgLinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/   This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
11/2/2022

Erik Britton: Managing Director and CEO at Fathom Consulting

Season 1, Ep. 72
In this episode we are joined by Erik Britton, Managing Director and CEO at Fathom Consulting. Erik is responsible for the company's strategy, guiding its macroeconomic research and leading projects in macro, finance and political analysis. In this episode Erik identifies the macroeconomic problems facing the world at the moment and offers his solutions. We discuss what life was like at The Bank of England in the 1990’s, the danger of merging fiscal and monetary policies and the disinflationary effects of China.For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk or www.fathom-consulting.com LinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/  Erik Britton – https://www.linkedin.com/in/erik-britton-6333768/  This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.
10/21/2022

Clare Balding: Broadcaster, Journalist and Author

Season 1, Ep. 71
In this episode we are joined by broadcasting legend, journalist and author, Clare Balding. Clare shares stories from her career; how she started, obstacles she has faced and how she has turned her passions into a profession. We discuss women’s sport, how attitudes have changed and the blurred line between the worlds of sport and business. Finally, Clare shares her invaluable advice to pursue a career you love.For further information please visit www.waverton.co.uk LinkedIn:Doug Barnett – https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-barnett-a475b820/    This podcast is issued by Waverton Investment Management Limited, 16 Babmaes Street, London, SW1Y 6AH. Registered in England No. 2042285. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.The information provided in this podcast is for information purposes only and Waverton Investment Management Limited does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly out of use or reliance by the client, or anyone else, on the information contained in this recording. This podcast should be used as a guide only is based on our current views of markets and is subject to change.The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon.Where Waverton’s advice is given it is restricted to discretionary investment management services. We do not provide advice on the use of tax or financial planning products (even if the service which we are managing is held within such a product) or non-discretionary investment.All materials have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information.