28th September 2017

Talking Money: The stocks that I like most today

Experienced stock picker Paul Mumford, a 50-year veteran of the City, tells all

In the latest Money Makers podcast, our series of in-depth conversations with leading professional investors, Jonathan Davis talks to experienced stockpicker Paul Mumford, who has been running what is now the £150m Cavendish Opportunities Fund, a small and midcap specialist, since 1988.

Paul is also the author of a recently published book, The Stock Picker, which look backs entertainingly over the highs and lows of his 50-year career in the financial markets and explains why he is not too worried (yet) about Brexit, higher interest rates or Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister. He also discusses some of his favourite investment themes at present.

These podcasts are the latest in a series of free regular interviews with prominent figures in the investment world, brought to you by Money Makers. You can sign up here to be notified about the next podcasts in the series, which are free to air – or subscribe on iTunes and other podcast services. Jonathan Davis, the founder of Money Makers, is also the founder of Independent Investor, a sister publishing and newsletter business. An active professional investor, he is a Senior Adviser at Saunderson House, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and the author of several books about professional investors. More details at www.independent-investor.com.

This podcast was recorded at Share Radio Studios – www.shareradio.co.uk

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Paul Mumford

Fund manager, Cavendish Asset Management

Paul Mumford is one of the longest-serving fund managers in the UK, with 50 years’ experience in the markets as a stockbroker and fund manager. He runs the Cavendish Opportunities Fund, AIM Fund and Select Fund, having launched the first in 1988. He is a stock picker who aims to find shares in undervalued companies and often ends up swimming against the tide and buying unloved shares. His outside interests include bridge – he has obtained the rank of Life Master – supporting live music at local venues, and following two football teams as a season ticket holder. He was named Fund Manager of the Year for UK small cap equities at the Citywire UK Awards 2017.

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