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Where now for investments? Our 2020 vision

David McFadzean was joined by Andrew Yeadon and Simon Watts, to talk through investment vision of 2020.
Published 5 February
30 mins

2019, as does many a year, threw up some surprises. What is in store for 2020?

The US faces an election and is in the process of finalising trade terms with the second largest economy in the world, China. Europe too faces challenges given its largest economic contributor, Germany, only recently narrowly avoided a recession. Meanwhile, in the UK, markets initially moved higher after the Tory election win, but big battles over Brexit remain.

 

We talk through where we see opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. There will be time for listeners to pose questions to our experts after a short presentation.

Clients of Nedbank Private Wealth can get in touch with their private bankers to understand how their portfolios are responding to market events, or answer any questions prompted by the webinar. You can also call +44 (0)1624 645000 and speak to one of our client services team.

 

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you manage your investments, please also contact us on the same number as above. Or you can get in touch using the links to the forms towards the end of this page.

about the presenters

David Mcfadzean

David McFadzean

David is responsible for spearheading the growth of our wealth management business across the company’s international jurisdictions. Prior to taking on his current role, David was integral in developing the bank’s investment proposition for high-net-worth individuals, trustees and investment consultants. He is also a member of the bank’s executive committee.

 

He has over 25 years’ experience working for global blue-chip companies in both London and Jersey, and providing investment solutions to a wide variety of clients around the world. Prior to joining Nedbank Private Wealth, David spent 15 years with RBC Wealth Management where he held several senior roles, latterly leading the investment business as managing director and head of discretionary investments in Jersey.

 

David is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and a Chartered Wealth Manager.

Simon Watts

Simon Watts

Based in the London office, Simon was appointed to the role of senior investment analyst in 2012, focusing primarily on fund research and portfolio management for Nedgroup Investments, a sister company of Nedbank Private Wealth. Simon has 20 years of industry experience in asset management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Simon worked as a senior investment analyst at XL Group, a global insurance and reinsurance company, within its investment management division. Further experience includes working at UBS Investment Bank within their economic research department as an economist and strategist, focusing on emerging European markets.

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