Christopher Mahon works at Barings as an investment manager and director of asset allocation research in the multi asset group. He is the lead manager for the Baring Multi Asset Fund and co-manager of the Baring Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund. Christopher is a member of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG), the company’s global macro research and asset allocation team. He joined Barings in September 2012 from Momentum Global Investment Management. At Momentum he was the head of investment strategy responsible for the asset allocation and portfolio construction teams and was the lead portfolio manager for their flagship multi asset funds. Christopher began his career at Oliver Wyman where he helped advise a number of private equity and financial service clients. Christopher has a MA (Cantab) in Natural Sciences from Selwyn College, Cambridge University and was awarded the CFA designation in 2007.
The investment objective of the Fund is to generate a capital return which exceeds UK inflation over the medium to long term. The Fund will hold a diversified portfolio of investments in a range of asset classes including equities, fixed interest securities, property, gold, commodities and cash. It may also invest in alternative asset classes (e.g. private equity, hedge funds), near cash, deposits and money market instruments. The maximum exposure to equity will be restricted to 60% of the Fund and at least 50% of assets will be in Sterling/Euro.
- United Kingdom