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Latest News  24/06/2016

EU Referendum ‘Leave’ outcome

Going into the referendum, portfolios managed by Cornelian have been cautiously positioned. It is important to note that our investment mandates are global in scope and invest across a wide range of asset classes and this diversification will help dampen the effects of the market sell off.

EU Referendum ‘Leave’ outcome.

Following the win for the ‘Leave’ campaign, political uncertainty in UK and the European Union has increased markedly.

Questions that arise from this outcome include:

  • With the Prime Minister’s resignation, who and what will fill the political vacuum?
  • Will there be another Scottish independence referendum?
  • Will other European nations be tempted to follow suit and leave the European Union or, more importantly, the Eurozone?

Given the uncertainty, there has been a flight to safety with government bonds and gold being bought aggressively, whilst equites and Sterling have been marked down significantly.

However, unless there is a serious loss of confidence across the Eurozone and no measures undertaken to bolster activity, we do not believe that the ‘Leave’ vote will impact global economic growth by as much as markets are pricing in this morning.

We also believe that central banks will be quick to step in to support asset prices through additional monetary policy measures.

We are, therefore, looking to exploit some of the valuation anomalies that are materialising from the market dislocation. After all, there are numerous good quality, UK listed, global companies, which will be benefit if there is a prolonged period of Sterling weakness.

Hector Kilpatrick
Chief Investment Officer

Latest News  29/04/2018

IA Volatility Managed Sector: first anniversary

One year after it came into being, the IA's Volatility Managed Sector now boasts more than 100 funds with over £25bn in assets. Head of Risk-Based Solutions Research at Square Mile, Alex Farlow takes a closer look at what the Sector offers...

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Latest News  03/04/2018

Celebrating the Managed Income Fund 3rd Anniversary

The SVS Cornelian Managed Income Fund celebrated its three year anniversary on 20th March 2018. The Fund sits within our core Risk Managed Fund Range, and offers a solution for investors seeking a diversified multi asset portfolio with a particular focus on income generation.

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