Ed joined Artemis in December 2015 to manage Artemis‘ UK Select strategy and also co-manages Artemis‘ High Income strategy. He graduated in manufacturing engineering from Cambridge and began his career in asset management at Standard Life Investments (SLI) in 2002. There he managed several UK equity funds, including the SLI UK Equity Unconstrained Fund. Ed is a CFA charterholder.
Ed Legget, manager of the Artemis UK Select Fund, believes the UK consumer is in much better shape than negative headlines would suggest. This means the low valuations of UK consumer discretionary stocks are unjustified and represent an attractive entry point for long-term investors.