The past five years have seen a healthy global market for mergers and acquisitions. More than $15trn-worth of assets has changed hands, according to specialist data company Mergermarket.
Healthcare has been a hot topic for US politicians for much of the past five years, and is likely to remain so for some time yet.
Ted Franks, Partner and Fund Manager at WHEB, gave the key note address at Investment Week’s sustainable investment conference in November 2017. In “Making a bigger difference: the future of impact measurement”, Ted reviews the landscape as the concept of investing for positive impact increasingly takes hold; and suggests a vision for the future as approaches towards measurement and reporting become more sophisticated. You can listen to Ted’s presentation together with the slides in the webcast here
The following is the text of a speech George Latham gave recently at the Faith in Finance conference hosted by the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, at which representatives from eight of the world’s leading faiths launched the Zug Guidelines to faith consistent investing. For more coverage of the event, see ARC’s webpage on this link
WHEB’s 2017 Annual Investor Conference was held at the RSA on 29th June 2017. For those that couldn’t join us, we have combined the audio and slides from the conference and edited them to 10 or 11 minutes each, and uploaded them to watch here. Please follow the links below to see the presentations.
For those that missed WHEB’s annual investor conference and summer party at the end of June, we’ve captured the highlights in seven photographs from a great day at the RSA.
“The single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power”. Not our own words, but those of Warren Buffett. He’s a man with a long history of making astute observations about investing and he has a strong point here.
We have been delighted with the reception for WHEB’s 2016 Impact report since publication last month.
Like me, you may want to check this statistic, which I first heard about in a report on the UK’s carbon emissions for 2016. Apparently, in 2016, the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions fell to a level that was last seen in 1894[i]. 1894. The year, coincidentally, that the first petrol powered car was patented[ii].