medirectalk is a series of seminars organised by MeDirect featuring several financial experts and asset managers sharing their views on market and investment opportunities. Follow our Facebook page and LinkedIn page for more details on our next medirectalk.

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30/11/2022 18:00

medirectalk - A Blank Sheet of Paper
Stephen Yiu - Blue Whale Growth Fund

Date:   30.11.2022 

Time:   18:00

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel

Agenda:

Stephen Yiu will be giving an update on the Blue Whale Growth Fund and the investment markets in general. He will also be discussing some specific economic sectors and the reasons behind investing in equities within these segments.

Stephen Yiu

Stephen Yiu is the Chief Investment Officer at Blue Whale Capital and Lead Manager of the Blue Whale Growth Fund. Stephen co-founded Blue Whale Capital with Peter Hargreaves, co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown, in 2016. The Blue Whale Growth Fund was launched in September 2020 and is a long-only global equity fund focusing on developed markets. Stephen adopts a high conviction, active approach based on
bottom-up, fundamental research.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

Join this free seminar taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (free parking available at venue). We invite you for drinks and canapes after the Seminar. Our advisors will also be available to answer any questions you may have.

The seminar will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. You will be requested to read and sign the event terms & conditions before entering the venue. The information given during this seminar is being provided by Blue Whale Capital LLP. The information contained in this talk is for general information purposes only and is neither intended to provide legal or other professional advice nor does it commit MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc to any obligation whatsoever. The information available during the seminar is not intended to be a suggestion, recommendation or solicitation to buy, hold or sell, any securities and is not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. The financial instruments discussed may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own informed decisions and seek their own advice regarding the appropriateness of investing in financial instruments or implementing strategies discussed herein.

Past Events:

30/11/2022 

Stephen Yiu - Blue Whale Capital & Blue Whale Growth Fund

During this talk titled ‘A Blank Sheet of Paper’ Stephen Yiu, Lead Manager of the Blue Whale Growth Fund gave an update on the Blue Whale Growth Fund and the investment markets in general. He also discussed some specific economic sectors and the reasons behind investing in equities within these segments.

13/07/2022 

Terry Smith - Fundsmith Equity Fund

During this edition of medirectalk, Terry Smith from Fundsmith Equity Fund gave an update on the performance of the fund, together with his views on the financial world and the current trends.

12/05/2022 

Geopolitical Tensions, Inflation and High Yield Bonds

Donald Philips and Phil Milburn, co-managers of the Liontrust’s High Yield Bond strategies, gave their insights on the implications of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and what the latest developments could indicate for global economies and markets. During the talk, we also discussed energy price rises, inflation outlook and central banks’ actions with a particular focus on the global high yield bond market.

23/03/2022 

Geopolitical Tensions and Natural Resources

Matthew Kilroy Creuso and Alex Foster from BlackRock, gave their insights on the implications of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and discussed what the latest developments could indicate for global economies and markets. During the talk, we also discussed Natural Resources as an investment, with focus on mining, agriculture, and energy.

19/01/2022 

Terry Smith - Fundsmith Equity Fund

During this edition of medirectalk, Terry Smith from Fundsmith Equity Fund gave an update on the performance of the fund, together with his views on the financial world and the current trends.
16/12/2021

Long Term Themes - Sectoral & Thematic Investing

AJ Ziegler, Vice President and leading Product Strategist within the Active Equities Group at BlackRock, discusses sectoral and thematic investing with a special focus on Health Care and Technology.
02/12/2021

Inflation - What should you do about it? The Morningstar View

Mike Coop, Chief Investment Officer at Morningstar, discusses the topical subject of inflation and what should be done about it. During the talk the threat of inflation and the potential dangers facing clients are also discussed.
18/11/2021

Stephen Yiu - Blue Whale Capital & Blue Whale Growth Fund

Stephen Yiu gave an summary of Blue Whale’s investment approach together with an overview of the market developments and fund performance. During this talk, Stephen also focused on three well known equities.
06/07/2021

Terry Smith - Fundsmith Equity Fund

During this edition of medirectalk, Terry Smith from Fundsmith Equity Fund gave an update on the performance of the fund, together with his views on the financial world and the current trends.

13/05/2021

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Dr. Sarah Newcomb discusses how financial well-being is about feeling a sense of security, as though you have enough money to meet your needs. 

25/02/2021

Sustainable Investments: Investing for a Better Future

Mike Appleby gave his insight on Sustainable investments and why he believes they are the investments for a better future during our sixth medirectalk.

19/11/2020

Stephen Yiu - Blue Whale Capital & Blue Whale Growth Fund

Stephen Yiu gave an insight on the management of Blue Whale funds and his views on the financial markets with a focus on technology stocks to those participating during our fifth medirectalk.

24/09/2020

Investing in a portfolio of infrastructure companies can provide sustainable income and gives the world sustainable growth

Ajay Dayal from ClearBridge Investments, part of Franklin Templeton Investments gave his insight on how investing in a portfolio of infrastructure companies can give you sustainable income whilst giving the world sustainable growth!

26/03/2020

Leo Niers & Elsa Goldberg - Franklin Templeton Investment

Leo Niers discusses the current shocks in the investments world due to COVID-19 with a historic perspective and Elsa Goldberg gives a Global Macro overview of the current Economic, Political and Financial Market conditions.

10/10/2019

David Roberts & Donald Phillips - Liontrust Fund Partners LLP

David Roberts and Donald Philips of Liontrust are giving an overview of the current bond markets with a focus on the high yield markets and the Liontrust High Yield Fund’s performance to those attending medirectalk.

28/03/2019

Terry Smith - Fundsmith LLP

Terry Smith gave an insight on the management of Fundsmith equity funds and his views on the financial world and the current trends to those attending the first medirectalk.

The speakers themselves, personally or on behalf of the institutions they are representing, are responsible for the opinions they express during the discussions.

 

The information given during these talks is for general information purposes only and is neither intended to provide legal or other professional advice nor does it commit MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc to any obligation whatsoever. The information given during the talks is not intended to be a suggestion, recommendation or solicitation to buy, hold or sell, any securities and is not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. The financial instruments discussed may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own informed decisions and seek their own advice regarding the appropriateness of investing in financial instruments or implementing strategies discussed herein.

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