Investment accounts

Authorised and regulated by the UK’s FCA to provide investment accounts, we are bound by CASS rules to segregate and protect client assets.

April 2020 Quarterly Investment Outlook

Watch our investment management team present a quarterly portfolio update, a global macroeconomic overview and outlook for the next months, as well as our positioning in light of the rapid...

The changing face of European regulation

James Farrugia, a partner at Maltese law firm Ganado Advocates, speaks to Dolfin about upcoming changes in European regulations and the impact Brexit might have on the European financial services industry.

Dolfin’s response to Covid-19

We will safeguard the wellbeing of our team, continue to act as responsible members of the global community, and deliver uninterrupted, high-quality service to our clients and partners.

Head of Investment Management

Simon Black

Biography

Simon joined Dolfin in September 2018 and became the Head of Investment Management in April 2019. His team are focused on delivering discretionary and advisory asset management and bespoke portfolio design to meet specific needs of our HNW and UHNW clients. Simon is also responsible for overseeing our investment process and risk management framework and control structure.

Before joining Dolfin, Simon built-up 11 years of experience at independent global wealth manager, Hassium Asset Management, where he provided a personal investment platform for a select group of private families across the UK and Europe. His most recent role there was as Chief Investment Officer.

Simon is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds an MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management and a BA Hons in Economics with French and Finance.

Contact Details

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+ 44 (20) 3883 1813

[email protected]

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Coronavirus

The Chinese word for crisis loosely translates as a combination of “danger” and “opportunity”. Our Head of Investment Management, Simon Black, outlines how we are adapting our portfolios in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Simon Black
/ 3 March 2020

Q1 2020 Investment Outlook

Our first quarterly outlook of the year looks back at 2019’s headwinds and tailwinds, explains how we applied our investment process to deal with them, provides our thoughts on how markets will develop over the next quarter, and concludes by examining the theme of shelter as an investment, writes Head of Investment Management Simon Black.

Simon Black
/ 31 January 2020

Investment update: January 2020

Our monthly Investment update is an opportunity to better understand how recent economic and political developments are likely to affect financial markets. Guests had the chance to hear some of...

Simon Black
/ 10 January 2020

Q4 2019 Investment Outlook

The summer of 2019 was always going to be a tricky time to navigate. When trading volumes lighten, any macroeconomic news can spike volatility across asset classes. Acknowledging this, we do not believe in holding equities simply to have equity exposure in our client portfolios. If the risk/reward is not balanced in our favour, we would rather sit on the sidelines, writes Head of Investment Management, Simon Black.

Simon Black
/ 11 November 2019

Investment update: October 2019

Our monthly breakfast briefing is an opportunity to better understand how recent economic and political developments are likely to affect financial markets. Guests had the chance to hear some of our latest investment ideas and to question our views.

Simon Black
/ 10 October 2019

October 2019 investment update

One of the most common questions asked in client meetings is ‘What makes Dolfin different’? Clients often feel that they want their investment manager to stand out from the crowd and to be delivering something ‘better’ than their peers.  Read more in our October monthly investment update, now available to download and view online.

Simon Black
/ 10 October 2019
Diary

Cybercrime: Threat and opportunity

With cyber criminals constantly on the lookout for new ways to attack companies’ resources and compromise their data, there are numerous start-ups entering the cyber security space. At the same time, an estimated skills shortage of some 3 million people has left organisations struggling to recruit and retain skilled professionals. We look at what is being done in companies to ensure that the industry keeps pace with cyber criminals, and investment opportunities in the space.

Simon Black
/ 15 October 2019

Tech and the art of winemaking

Humans have been making wine for more than 6,000 years – but today, technology is revolutionising the way wine is produced, presenting new opportunities for collectors and investors. Simon Black, Senior Wealth Manager at Dolfin and a wine enthusiast, explains.

Simon Black
/ 29 January 2019
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