Michael Lindsell was born in England in 1960. He attended Bristol University where he gained a BSc degree in Zoology. Michael started his career as an investment manager in 1982 with Lazard Brothers and moved to Scimitar Asset Management in Hong Kong in 1985. He joined GT Management in 1992 as the CIO in the Tokyo office before returning to the UK in 1997 to run GT’s global and international funds. Following the acquisition of GT by Invesco in 1998 Michael was appointed head of the combined global product team. Michael co-founded Lindsell Train Ltd in 1999 and in 2004 he was appointed as sub-investment manager to the Close Investments Japanese Investment Fund. Michael has been managing funds for over 27 years and he holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance. Outside of fund management he lists tennis, rugby and the cinema/theatre as his interests.
Nick Train co-founded Lindsell Train in 2000 alongside Michael Lindsell, and is managing director and an equity fund manager. Prior to this he worked at M&G Investments where he was the head of global equities and he also worked for GT where he managed the GT Income fund for 13 years.
The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is to achieve capital and income growth over the long term. The Sub-Fund intends to achieve its investment objective by investing directly in a concentrated portfolio of global equities, primarily those listed or traded on Recognized Exchanges in developed countries world-wide.
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