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March 31, 2020

The Resilience Afforded by High Quality Companies


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The Resilience Afforded by High Quality Companies

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March 31, 2020

 
 

The International Equity team shares their views on the potential impact of the pandemic through the lens of the team’s quality focused investment approach. Listen now.

 

CHAPTER 1:
Ramifications of Social Distancing and Lockdowns for Global Markets

William Lock and Bruno Paulson discuss the impact of the coronavirus and government response.

CHAPTER 2:
How COVID-19 Affects Staples, Tech and Health Care

William Lock, Bruno Paulson and Marcus Watson consider consumption patterns resulting from the current crisis and recent portfolio activity.

CHAPTER 3:
The “S” in ESG Has New Meaning in a Global Health Crisis

Vladimir Demine explains how the crisis has provided a real world litmus test of companies’ commitment to ESG.

william.lock
Head of International Equity Team
 
bruno.paulson
Managing Director
International Equity Team
 
laura.bottega
Managing Director
International Equity Team
 
marcus.watson
Executive Director
International Equity Team
 
vladimir.demine
Head of ESG Research
International Equity Team
 
 
 
 

As of December 31, 2019. Subject to change daily and are provided for informational purpose only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell securities. 

 
 
Security Name MSIF Global Franchise
% total net assets
MSIF Global Sustain
% of total net assets
Accenture 4.8 4.8
AIA 0.0 1.8
Automated Data Processing  4.2 3.6
Baxter International  3.9 4.1
Becton Dickinson 3.6 4.0
Coco-Cola 3.5 2.3
Danaher 3.7 3.2
Fidelity National Information 2.3 2.1
Heineken 3.3 0.0
Henkel 0.0 3.3
L'Ooreal  3.0 2.3
Medtronic 0.0 3.6
Microsoft Corp.  8.3 7.6
Nike 2.1 2.0
Pernod Ricard 2.6 0.0
Philip Morris International  7.8 0.0
Prudential  0.0 1.5
Reckitt Benckiser 7.4 6.1
Sanofi 0.0 1.2
Thermo Fisher Scientific 3.5 3.0
Unilever  1.9 1.2
Visa 5.3 5.4
Zoetis 2.5 2.2
 
 

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