Glossary

Term Definition
Equities Shares of ownership in a company.
Fund/managed fund An investment vehicle where the money of many investors is pooled to buy a portfolio of shares, bonds or other assets – which is managed by a professional fund manager – to achieve an investment objective.
Investment specialist At M&G, investment specialists support the fund managers by communicating the investment message to investors.
Corporate Governance Refers to the systems, principles and processes by which a company is run.
Holding period The length of time an asset is owned.