此子基金主要投資於全球基本消費品、休閒和媒體行業內國際大公司的股票。這些公司可包括媒體、酒店、餐飲、休閒、家用消費品、零售、批發、汽車、汽車配 件、紡織品、服裝，及軟體公司。此基金的管理遵循自下而上的投資方法，即在選擇股票時，強調首先分析每種股票的具體特點。基金經理基於全球主要消費品行 業內的股票分類進行股票選擇。基金經理的職責為構建呈現出良好的風險/收益比率的分散化股票投資組合。若有利的投資機會出現，此基金亦可投資於其他金融工 具。
Geoff manages the team’s investments in the energy and financials sectors. Geoff has spent his investment career as an analyst and portfolio manager covering multiple sectors and market caps. Previously, Geoff was an Associate Portfolio Manager with Pioneer Investments . Earlier in his career, he worked in the equity research department of Eaton Vance, with a specific focus on financials and energy. A member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc., Geoff is a CFA charterholder. He earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University and hi s M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.
Pamela is the Head of the US Equities team at BNP Paribas Asset Management. Pamela was a Portfolio Manager and Analyst focusing on Consumer Discretionary before becoming the head of team in 2013. She joined us in 2004 and is based in Boston. Pamela is the most experienced and longest tenured member of the team. Prior to her current responsibilities, Pamela was Portfolio Manager for Consumer Discretionary. Prior to joining us, she was Vice President, Senior Equity Analyst and Global Sector Manager at Wellington Management. During her time there, she had specific responsibility for global consumer stocks. Prior to that, she was a Vice President, Equity Analyst at Evergreen Investments, and a Vice President, Industry Analyst at Merrill Lynch. She began her career as a Senior Tax Associate at Coopers & Lybrand in 1988. Pamela has over 25 years of investment experience. She earned her BS from the University of California, Berkeley and her MBA from Harvard Business School.