William Blair Investment Management

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William Blair

Adding Science to the Art of Active Management

Most investors understand that equities and bonds have a fundamental value – an anchor or a centre of gravity to which price should typically converge over the intermediate- to long-term. Prices will often fluctuate on either side of that fundamental value based on various influences, but they always have a tendency to revert to it. However, many investors remain skeptical that currencies have a fundamental value.

I beg to differ. The real exchange rate – the amount of goods one can buy with one currency versus another – ultimately gravitates to a fundamental value as well.

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  • Investing for Impact: Our Take

    Investing for Impact: Our Take

    White papersMon, 13 May 2019

    In early 2019, Stephanie Braming, CFA, partner, global head of William Blair Investment Management, participated in The Economist’s Investing for Impact conference in New York City. We later sat down with her to discuss sustainability, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, and the changing demands of the industry.

  • Our Journey to a Sustainable Future

    Our Journey to a Sustainable Future

    White papersThu, 4 Apr 2019

    As investors and advisors who focus on our clients’ long-term success, sustainability is central to how we assess the risks and opportunities facing our clients.

  • two investable themes in china

    Two Investable Themes in China

    White papersFri, 1 Feb 2019

    The China A-Share market presents a compelling opportunity for quality growth managers, with note two investible themes: a growing middle class and healthcare spending growth.

  • william blair navigating a troop of gorillas

    Antecedent Analysis: Navigating A Troop of Gorillas

    White papersWed, 19 Dec 2018

    With the birth of the so-called “Greenspan Put,” the 800-pound gorilla of U.S. monetary policy unleashed itself on capital markets. Today, there is not just one 800-pound gorilla harassing capital markets; there is a troop of gorillas.

  • three investible themes in china a shares

    Three Investible Themes in China A-Shares

    White papersMon, 29 Oct 2018

    The China A-Share market presents a compelling opportunity for quality growth managers, thanks in part to its growing new economy. 

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