Growth Team
Capabilities: Active Fundamental Equity
Growth Team
Capabilities: Active Fundamental Equity

Growth Team

Capabilities: Active Fundamental Equity

 
 
Summary

The Growth team, part of our Active Fundamental Equity capability, seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing with a long-term ownership mindset that emphasizes perspective and insight supported by fundamental, bottom-up analysis. The team looks for unique, high-quality companies that they believe have sustainable competitive advantages, strong free-cash-flow yield and favorable returns on invested capital trends. Their portfolios are typically concentrated, high active share portfolios that are differentiated from their benchmark and remain focused on the highest conviction ideas. The Growth team consists of twenty people, including fourteen investment professionals and one disruptive change researcher, which fosters collaboration, creativity, and a willingness to think differently.

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We have a culture that inspires intellectual curiosity and flexibility.

 
Insights
Investment Insight
5 Big Disruptive Trends Investors Should Watch
Nov 03, 2017
Interested in the long-term investment opportunities that might arise from disruption? Watch these emerging trends in the coming decade, says the MSIM Growth Team.
Investment Insight
The EDGE: Autonomous Vehicles
Aug 31, 2017
The Growth Team researches autonomous vehicles, which are rapidly progressing from the realm of science fiction to reality and could change our conception of personal transportation.
Investment Insight
The EDGE: Machine Learning
Apr 28, 2017
The Growth Team examines machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence that trains computers to generate insights from data. It has the potential to create efficiencies and new industries.
 
 
Investors
Head of Growth Investing
22 years industry experience
Managing Director
28 years industry experience
Managing Director
20 years industry experience
Executive Director
21 years industry experience
Managing Director
16 years industry experience
Managing Director
19 years industry experience
Managing Director
16 years industry experience
Managing Director
15 years industry experience
Executive Director
10 years industry experience
 
 
Seeks to invest in high-quality established companies with strong brand recognition, sustainable competitive advantages, strong current free-cash-flow yields and favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Invests in high quality established and emerging companies located in Asia (excluding Japan) that the team believes are undervalued at the time of investment.  
Seeks to invest globally in high-quality established companies with strong brand recognition, sustainable competitive advantages, strong current free-cash-flow yields and favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and emerging companies located throughout the world with strong free-cash-flow yields and favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and cyclical companies located throughout the world with strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Invests globally in high quality established and emerging companies that the team believes are undervalued at the time of investment.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and emerging companies with sustainable competitive advantages, strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and cyclical companies with strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Invests internationally in high quality established companies that the team believes are undervalued at the time of investment.  
Invests internationally in high quality established and emerging companies that the team believes are undervalued at the time of investment.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and emerging mid cap companies with sustainable competitive advantages, strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and emerging companies of all cap sizes with sustainable competitive advantages, strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
Seeks to invest in high-quality established and emerging small cap companies with sustainable competitive advantages, strong free-cash-flow yields and potential favorable returns on invested capital trends.  
 
 

As of 2/29/2016. Team information may change from time to time.

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