November 19, 2018

Fund Manager Chat: Macro Update Q4 2018 with Patrick Armstrong, CIO-Plurimi Investment Management

by Jake Moeller.

In this podcast, Patrick Armstrong, CIO at Plurimi Investment Management provides an summary of the macroeconomic issues he considers most material in 2018 and outlines the factors he is currently considering as we move into 2019.

Patrick also outlines some of the positions he currently holds in his portfolio.

Running Order

Run Time Topic
00:20 What have been the material macro factors influencing your fund decision making in 2018?
01:22 Do you see ongoing volatility as a returning characteristic of the market?
02:20 What do you think the impact of the US/ China Trade War will be?
03:50 Where are we in the cycle?
05:00 How are you positioning your portfolio as we move into 2019?


Patrick is chatting with Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK and Ireland Research, on November 8, 2018. He was also a panellist at the recent Lipper Alpha Expert Forum in London, UK on November 8, 2018.

About Patrick Armstrong

Patrick Armstrong.

Patrick is CIO and co-heads Plurimi Investment Managers. Previously Patrick spent 5 years as CIO at Armstrong Investment Managers, focusing on risk-controlled global macro multi-asset solutions and 6 years as co-head of Insight Investment’s $2 billion Multi-Asset Group.

Prior to joining Insight Patrick worked at UBS as Head of Manager Selection for the $6 billion Managed Accounts Program. Patrick also worked at Deutsche Bank as an equity analyst, TD Securities as a derivatives analyst and began his career at Templeton management in Toronto.

Patrick has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto, and is a CFA Charterholder. He is the manager of two funds:  Diversified Dynamic Solution and Prosper Global Macro.



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