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Sheldon MacDonald, CFA

Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Sheldon co-manages the Architas Multi-Asset Active, Passive and Blended fund ranges, as well as the Architas Global Equity Income fund. He oversees fund selection and manages the products’ asset allocation and investment strategies. He also leads fund manager research on global equity strategies.

Before joining Architas in 2010, Sheldon was a fund of funds manager at Nedgroup Investments, part of Old Mutual plc. As well as running a variety of long only multi-asset strategies, Sheldon has extensive experience in the hedge fund space and, prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, was Head of Derivative Trading at Old Mutual Asset Managers in South Africa.

Sheldon has a BComm in Financial Accounting and Economics and holds the IMC and is a CFA charterholder. He has over 25 years of investment experience.

 

Insights from Sheldon

Insight

A Deterioration in the global growth outlook

Article | Investments | 21/02/2020

Most major stock markets took a battering in January, as the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization.

Insight

Coronavirus: how concerned should you be?

Article | Investments | 13/02/2020

Public imagination and financial markets have both been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak that has emerged from Wuhan in China. Indeed the Shanghai stock index fell around 9% on 3 February, the first day of trading following the long market closure for the Lunar New Year.

Insight

Positive data, but risks remain

Article | Investments | 26/11/2019

Concerns over global growth appeared to lessen with the release of some positive economic data in October. However, risks still remain – elections, trade tariffs and geopolitical tensions to name but a few.

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