Sam is a Senior Investment Manager at JM Finn, primarily managing portfolios for charities but also for some private clients and their SIPPs. Sam has a degree in economics from Newcastle University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, holding its Diploma. Sam regularly contributes to the investment and asset allocation meetings as well as Prospects, the firm's Quarterly Investment Letter. Sam joined JM Finn in 2006 from HSBC Investments (formerly James Capel & Co) where he became fully qualified as an investment manager having joined as a graduate trainee in 2001.
Having a bespoke portfolio tailored to specific investment goals is often considered solely the preserve of those charities with large amounts of capital to invest.
Whilst Governments and Central Banks around the world have acted quickly to mitigate some of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all too well aware that those investors looking for income…
One of the most discussed themes recently has been the impact of the coronavirus on dividends, with nearly £20 billion of upcoming payments in the UK cancelled.