Global Leaders Equity Portfolio

The Global Leaders Equity Portfolio is designed for investors wishing to participate in capital markets and may be appropriate for those with a long-term investment horizon.

Why invest in this portfolio?

A concentrated portfolio of the world’s most prominent companies, household names and industry leaders designed to provide you with peace of mind.

These are mega-cap businesses, each worth over US$20 billion, with a global presence and constituents of the major indices such as the FTSE, Dow Jones or Nikkei.

Our investment process reflects a long-term focus.

A minimum investment amount of US$250 000 or foreign currency equivalent is required.

Our investment approach

Our investment philosophy and governance processes are among our key strengths. The principle investment philosophy for Ashburton Investments is to provide investors with real returns over the long term, through an investment strategy that seeks diverse sources of return, while being risk aware. We integrate risk management into the fabric of our investment process with the aim of protecting the assets that we manage for our clients.

Our portfolios follow a disciplined methodology in the selection of international equities, bonds, currency and other instruments. Our investment managers harness the active management philosophy of Ashburton Investments to find the optimal solution for every client, enabling us to exploit opportunities as they arise.

Portfolio construction

Long-term investment focus:

  • Ideally five years, with a minimum of three years
  • Limited turnover (<25% per year on average)
  • Unconstrained by benchmark
  • Significant tracking error (5-10%).

Focus on attractive industries:

  • Sustainable barriers to entry and oligopolistic market structure
  • Structural growth, pricing power and/or consolidation opportunities

How do I invest?

We place a strong emphasis on building a close working relationship with advisors and clients to ensure that we can achieve a solution which best suits individuals’ goals and aspirations.

To invest in a portfolio, please complete the relevant documentation below and return via email to

Portfolio application forms:

Application forms to be completed by individuals

Application forms to be completed by Trusts, Foundations and Corporates

The portfolio is not available in jurisdictions where local regulatory and legal requirements prohibit or restrict its availability.

Persons accessing this document are required to inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions.