J O Hambro Capital Management awarded ‘Outstanding Investment House’

For the second year running, J O Hambro Capital Management (Hambro) has won the ‘Outstanding Investment House’ category at the annual Morningstar (UK) awards.

Hambro, a subsidiary of BT Investment Management (BTIM),  manages the BT Global Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund and the BT Wholesale Asian Share Fund on behalf of BTIM in Australia.

The Morningstar awards are designed to recognise individuals and groups that have made a ‘substantial contribution’ to the investment industry.

They are based on Morningstar’s qualitative manager research, using a five-pillar methodology to produce an analyst rating for funds under coverage. These five pillars are: investment process, people, parent, performance, and price.

In making the award, Morningstar said: “[Hambro] stood out for [its] ability to create an environment in which [its] managers can flourish across a range of funds and strategies.”

Hambro is a boutique investment management business with offices in London, Singapore, New York and Boston specialising in the active management of equities.  It manages assets of $38.1bn as at 30 June 2015.