Hedge Funds

Liontrust equity duo benefit from being far from the madding crowd


Inglis-Jones and West escape the distractions of market 'noise' in the UK's south-west

The dislocations of 2008 seem to have vindicated the decision of Liontrust European managers Gary West and James Inglis-Jones to base themselves in Devon, in the south-west of the UK, away from the market 'noise'.

Gary West and James Inglis-Jones

Ensconced on opposite sides of the Tamar estuary, the pair rely on their labour-intensive and numbers-based investment process - believing that their time is more profitably spent ploughing through company accounts than perusing broker research or meeting company managers.

During 2008