As the final Lockdown was extended last week to July, it seemed appropriate to keep with the Spring strap line ‘Unlocking Lockdown’ for the June 18th Blackwood Briefing.
In the June Briefing, Elevation Group Managing Director, Tony Smith began the session by bringing the audience up to date with developments at Blackwood. Funds under management within the portfolios have now hit £70m, with over 200 Elevation clients now using the service. The new Blackwood funds Keystone and Prime have been launched and are available across all of the main investment platforms such as AVIVA. AEGON and TRANSACT. Fund information is also available on external platforms such as ‘STOCKS’ an apple app. There was also an update on accessing fund performance on the website.
Max Thowless- Reeves, Senior Investment Director at Blackwood, brought the audience up to date with the continued strong performance across the Blackwood Portfolios and gave his thoughts on all key Asset Classes. The potential effect of inflation was a key discussion topic for this Briefing. Questions from the audience focused on IT, Crypto, and the longer-term outlook for commercial property as a holding within the Portfolios.
The final question of the session focused on the potential economic consequences of a Scotland win against England and its likely effect on the Referendum debate! Never short of curved questions at the Blackwood Briefing!
The final 2021 Blackwood briefings are scheduled for 12th August and 18th November. Blackwood, subject to restrictions being lifted, hope to be out on the road before the end of the year. All events will be confirmed and published well before time.
See a recording of the briefing ‘Unlocking Lockdown?’ now.