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Diverse opportunities drive consistency

Different asset classes respond differently to changes in the economic and business cycle, hence the investment returns from individual asset classes can vary significantly over time and differ markedly from those of other asset classes. By investing in a mix of assets and actively reviewing and changing our portfolios, in order to participate in investment opportunities while minimising volatility, we aim to deliver a smoother investment experience for investors.

  1. Potential to receive attractive levels of growth and/or income with less volatility than equities.
  2. Active allocation of risk, when managed efficiently, can provide investors with more return per unit of risk
  3. Uncorrelated sources of return can deliver important diversification benefits compared to single asset class portfolios
  4. Provides investors with an effective, ‘one stop shop’ investment solution.
22 June 2022

UK small and mid-cap: for the rebound and beyond

Portfolio managers Craig Adey and James Thorne discuss how UK small and mid-caps have historically outperformed significantly following a cyclical trough, and the opportunity this presents in the future as investors in this space.
Read time 6 min
6 May 2022

Richard Colwell

Head of UK Equities

UK is a rich seam to mine … and not just in commodities

It’s been a volatile start to 2022, with the conflict in Ukraine creating huge disruption in oil markets, and adding to ongoing pressures seen in markets, but the UK is about much more than just commodities (and banks)
Read time 9 min
1 April 2022

Investment team updates - Market updates 1 April 2022

Latest news from around the investment desks.
Read time - 3 min
31 March 2022

Dara White

Global Head of Emerging Market Equities

Emerging markets: volatility doesn’t disrupt the process

Following the recent challenging period we felt it prudent to communicate our views. Since the end of Q321 our Emerging Markets Opportunity strategy has experienced volatile performance, coinciding with considerable market volatility. We have made mistakes and we feel the market is making mistakes too.
Read time - 5 min
30 March 2022

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

3D vision: decarbonisation, defence and deglobalisation

Natasha Ebtehadj looks at three themes that will likely endure following the events of the past month in Ukraine
Read time - 4 min
29 March 2022

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes - News & Views Q4 2021

Pauline Grange, Portfolio Manager, and Jess Williams, Portfolio Analyst, take a look at 2021 as a whole from a responsible investment point of view – from the COP26 conference and country and region responses to the climate crisis, to ongoing fossil fuel use and net-zero issues.
Read time - 12 min

Why Columbia Threadneedle Investments for Multi-Asset?

Multi-asset investing is at the heart of what we do at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

Why CTI for multi-asset

Our investment experts manage all multi-asset strategies using the same tried and tested process.

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Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We look after investments for individual investors, financial advisers and wealth managers, as well as insurance firms, pension funds and other institutions.

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Our Capabilities

We offer a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions covering global, regional and domestic markets and asset classes.