Fund Managers' Favourites: Richard Buxton's Top Picks

VIDEO: Outgoing Schroders fund manager Richard Buxton discusses his three favourite UK equity ideas and says he's not shy about investing in British banks and the gambling industry

Alanna Petroff 19 March, 2013 | 6:00AM
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In the video series, "Fund Managers' Favourites", Morningstar speaks with UK-based fund managers to learn about their top investment picks. In this video, Morningstar journalist Alanna Petroff speaks with Richard Buxton from Schroders about some recent investment opportunities that have caught his eye, including Drax (DRX), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) and Ladbrokes (LAD).

Roughly a week after conducting this interview in early March, Buxton resigned from Schroders. Find out what this means for his Schroder UK Alpha Plus fund, by reading "Buxton Departure Raises Questions Over Future of Schroders Funds".  

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Baillie Gifford UK Growth Trust Ord226.00 GBP0.00
Barclays PLC199.46 GBP0.00Rating
Drax Group PLC540.00 GBP0.00
Lloyds Banking Group PLC49.28 GBP0.00Rating
Schroder UK Alpha Plus Acc2.42 GBP-0.69Rating

About Author

Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.