38: In conversation with: Ben Bennett, Head of Investment Strategy and Research


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In the late 1990s, when the world of equities was one of pinstriped suits and hard sells, European credit presented exciting new opportunities with a brand new currency. Leaving Lehman Brothers just a few months prior to its downfall, Ben came to Legal & General Investment Management at the epicentre of the global financial crisis.

Understanding the financial world as one of simply matching borrowers and lenders, his role as Head of Investment Strategy and Research involves sorting the signal from the market noise. Directing the company’s long-term research, Ben coordinates our work on the themes and major trends shaping markets and how those non-consensus views can be implemented.

Today’s guest: Ben Bennett, Head of Investment Strategy and Research

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