Andy Headley is currently director, fund manager and head of research at Veritas Asset Management (UK) Limited. He joined the company in 2003. He started his career in the financial services in 1993 when he worked as a tax consultant for PriceWaterhouse. After three years he joined Newton Investment Management as an analyst and portfolio manager, and in 2001 he joined WP Stewart where he held the same positions. He studied accountancy at University and is a qualified chartered accountant
Charles Richardson served in the military for five years. He then started his career in financial services working for County NatWest Investment Management. In 1993 he joined Newton Investment Management where he worked for nine years. In 2003 he co-founded the Real Return Group and subsequently became chairman & chief executive of Veritas Asset Management as well as director of the Real Return Group. He is also the lead manager on the Veritas Global Focus Fund.
The Fund aims to provide a high and growing level of income and to preserve capital in real terms over the long term. It will seek to achieve its investment objective through investment in a focused portfolio of global companies. The Fund is managed on a stock-by-stock basis, without reference to index weighting.
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