About Simon Rowe
Simon Rowe was born in London in 1963 and attended Trinity College, Cambridge. After obtaining his degree in history, he began his career in journalism as a staff writer for investor chronicle and then as economics editor for Radio Free Europe. In 1990, Simon joined Kleinwort Benson as a German analyst before proceeding in a similar role at Smith New Court. He subsequently spent a nine year period working simultaneously as a freelance consultant and musician. Prior to joining Henderson in 2009, Simon spent eight years as an analyst and fund manager at New Star. At Henderson, he adopts a defensive growth strategy, looking for companies with an undervalued cash flow. Simon incorporates a top-down view into his portfolio and his strategy performs best when markets are not in a period of cyclical growth.
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