Why You Should Invest in Dynamic Companies

Being dynamic has never been as important as it is now, when only those companies able to adapt can survive the Covid-19 crisis

Annalisa Esposito 8 December, 2020 | 9:48AM

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In such a challenging environment as 2020, only businesses that can adapt quickly will manage to survive, and only the best of those will thrive. Paul Jourdan, manager of Amati UK Smaller Companies, says it has never been more important for companies to be dynamic. He is looking for firms with the ability to innovate relentlessly, evolve continuously, to maximise opportunities and create value, growing into and dominating spaces at the expense of those businesses that were champions of the past.

It is the UK's smaller companies that are best placed to achieve this, he argues. It is a view share by Roland Arnold, manager of the Silver-Rated BlackRock Smaller Companies Investment Trust (BRSC); he believes small-caps are more agile and better able to adapt to changing market dynamics, while many larger companies simply lack the flexibility to respond to changes in the markets in which they operate.

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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