Latitude Investment Management's Freddie Lait talks to Proactive London's Katie Pilbeam about their investment strategy and portfolio of £300m. Lait says they're focusing on UK clients but investing globally, with the technology space as a key sector for Latitude as well healthcare.
Targeting 'highly beaten up' stocks by what Freddie describes as the 'short term threats' such as Diageo, Heineken as well as infrastructure stocks such as toll road and airports across Europe which are impacted now but 'highly defensible in the future', as well as JP Morgan.
The Latitude Horizon Fund was launched four years ago and has caught the eye of conservative investors, generating 20% since inception, claiming to outperform many of its more established peers.
In recent years Latitude have grown assets rapidly, including both the Horizon Fund and their high profile selection to manage a Global Equity mandate for the Witan Investment Trust.