Santander Asset Management UK has an experienced UK Equity Investment team, with skilled fund managers focused on achieving income, growth or both through their respective investment portfolios.
The team manages a range of portfolios for retail and institutional clients and follows an active but prudent approach, aiming to achieve acceptable performance over the medium and long term. The portfolio managers are supported by a large team of in-house analysts who provide fundamental company research and macroeconomic analysis. Key elements of our process are the sharing and testing of ideas among the team, both in London and our other international offices.
Santander Asset Management UK is the investment adviser to one of the UK’s largest defined benefit pension schemes. The Investment Solution team is composed of very experienced investment professionals who harness the wide range of relevant expertise from across Santander Asset Management’s global business, including asset allocation, investment strategy, macro economics and manager research, in order to create best-in-class outcomes for the client.
Peter McLoughlin - Head of Research
Peter McLoughlin, Head of UK Research at Santander Asset Management UK, has more than ten years’ experience of equity investments in leading UK investment houses.
Prior to joining Santander Asset Management UK, Peter was an equity analyst at Insight Investment Management Limited for nine years where he predominantly focused on Capital Goods, Specialty Finance and the Transport sectors across all market capitalisations. His sector knowledge also extends to Retailers, Textiles and Chemicals. During this time, he was voted the No. 1 analyst in Speciality Finance in the Extel survey 2006. He also regularly presented on the research process to Halifax Personnel Financial Advisers and was closely involved in the mentoring and training of junior members of the research team.
Previously, Peter was a Credit Analyst at The Mitsui Trust & Banking Company Limited where he was responsible for managing, analysing and recommending UK and Scandanavian corporates to senior management for three years.
Peter started his career at Engelhard Limited in 1991 as a graduate trainee and later became an assistant financial analyst for two years.