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Using our breadth of in-depth knowledge and experience, our experts produce regular and topical content to provide you with our insights on the current markets and wider events.

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A way with words


Our blog covers a range of different topics related to wealth management, written by our LGT Vestra industry experts.


Do we know what a Trump presidency means yet? - Apr 2017

Jonathan Marriott, Chief Investment Officer
At the time of Donald Trump’s inauguration I likened Trump to an Easter egg in my blog post ‘Under the wrapper’: a Republican cardboard box with a gold wrapped egg concealing what was inside.

Understanding risk - Apr 2017

Neil Williams, Investment Director, LGT Vestra US
As individuals and businesses, we all encounter risks in various forms. The ability to understand and assess risk is an important discipline for any investor, and particularly important when considering investing in the financial markets.
Jonathan Marriott – Chief Investment Officer

2016 was an extraordinary year with the vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump at the top of the pile for political pundits. Both events carried dire health warnings but investment markets took them in their stride and appeared to “keep calm and carry on” and we have seen a healthy start to the year for equity investors.
The 40th anniversary of the annual Million Makers fundraising challenge, organised by The Prince’s Trust, inspires entrepreneurial individuals across the country to pitch, progress and profit in the name of charity.

Budget 2017: LGT Vestra’s key points - Mar 2017

Graeme Stenson, Wealth Planner
Key measures announced today: Dividend allowance, National insurance – Self employed, Rent a room relief, Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPs), Avoidance, NS&I Investment Bond, Withholding tax on interest, Corporation Tax.