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Creating opportunities from the challenges of the investment landscape

At Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, our experts regularly share their views on the market movements and trends that could impact your wealth.

Understanding the latest developments is more important than ever as we look to find opportunity in a rapidly-changing world.

Every six months, we pull together our views into one timely and easy-to-read publication, called News & Views. If you would like to download the autumn 2021 edition, please click here.

Otherwise, you can read all the key articles below. If the topics covered prompt further questions or highlight issues about your personal situation, please contact us for a free and confidential discussion.

This edition reflects on the following key investment and wealth management issues:

Many wealthy people seriously underestimate the damaging effect of low interest & high inflation on their cash savings. See for yourself & find out why it may be time to invest…before it burns a hole in your pocket and your wealth.

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A recent survey revealed that a third of 50- to 70-year-olds have had their finances impacted by COVID-19. As we emerge into a new normal, is it time to take stock and reassess your financial plans for the future?

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With our planet in dire need, veganism and more sustainable food choices are driving a food production revolution and creating innovative ESG investment funds to mix. So, is it time forward thinking, conscientious investors put sustainable food on their portfolio’s menu?

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Peter is our latest employee at Canaccord after joining us through the 10,000 Black Interns programme in July 2021 and we're delighted to have him with us. In this article we ask Peter a little bit more about his experience so far. 

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Where once a regional focus benefitted investors, the same cannot be said today. To invest effectively on a rapidly changing world stage, it is themes rather than nations that point that point the way forward, but is thematic investing here to stay?

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David Esfandi

Chief Executive Officer

David Esfandi was appointed CEO of Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Limited in March 2014. He was previously Managing Director of Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management, where he played a key role in restructuring the business and acquired a leading private client team from a large European bank. Prior to that, he spent 10 years with Deutsche Bank, latterly as Director of Proprietary Pan European Equity Investment. He also played a key role in starting the Private Institutional Client business. Mr. Esfandi began his career at Goldman Sachs International as a financial analyst. He holds an MA in PPE from Oxford University.


Investment involves risk and you may not get back what you invest. It’s not suitable for everyone.

Investment involves risk and is not suitable for everyone.