Fund updates

Stuart Rhodes, Fund Manager 29/05/2017

Fund update: M&G Global Dividend Fund

Fund manager Stuart Rhodes provides an update on the M&G Global Dividend Fund for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2017, covering performance and outlook.

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Literature

  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Sterling A - Key Investor Information Document PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Sterling A - Factsheet PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Interim Long Report PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Interim Short Report PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Annual Long Report PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Annual Short Report PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Instrument of incorporation PDF
  • M&G Global Dividend Fund - Prospectus PDF

Fund team

Fund manager tenure from 18/07/2008
Stuart Rhodes has been the manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund since its launch in July 2008. He was appointed deputy manager of the M&G North American Dividend Fund in April 2015. Stuart joined M&G in 2004 as a global equity analyst after graduating from Bath University with a degree in business administration. He is a CFA charterholder.
John Weavers has been the fund manager of the M&G North American Dividend Fund since April 2015. In January 2016, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund before being joined by Alex Araujo as co-deputy fund manager in April 2016. John is also the deputy fund manager for the M&G Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and the M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund which were launched in October 2017. Prior to April 2015, John was deputy fund manager of the M&G Pan European Dividend Fund and the M&G Dividend Fund for two years. John joined M&G as a graduate in 2007 and worked as an analyst in the Equity Research team before joining the Income team in January 2012. He graduated from Oxford University with an honours degree in politics, philosophy and economics and is a CFA charterholder.
Alex Araujo joined M&G’s income team in July 2015 and was named co-deputy manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund in April 2016. He was appointed manager of the M&G Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and the M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund when they were launched in October 2017. Alex has more than 20 years’ experience in financial markets, having previously worked at UBS and BMO Financial Group. He graduated from the University of Toronto with an MA in economics and is a CFA charterholder.
Kotaro Miyata is the investment specialist providing support for M&G's equity income fund range which includes the M&G Global Dividend Fund, as well as the M&G Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and the M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund which were launched in October 2017. Prior to joining M&G in 2006, he was a fund manager at Invesco Asset Management, where he was responsible for European and UK equities within the Global Equities team. Kotaro holds the Securities Institute Diploma and graduated from Oxford University in 1994 with a degree in classics.

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