Consumer & Retail

The Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those industries that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles. Its manufacturing segment includes automotive, household durable goods, textiles & apparel, and leisure equipment. The services segment includes hotels, restaurants, and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services.

Sub-Sectors:

  • Auto Components

  • Automobiles

  • Distributors

  • Diversified Customer Services

  • Household Durables

  • Internet & Direct Marketing Retail

  • Leisure Products

  • Multi-line Retail

  • Specialty Retail

  • Textiles, Apparel, & Luxury Goods

The Consumer Staples Sector is comprised of companies whose businesses are less sensitive to economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages and tobacco and producers of non-durable household goods and personal products. It also includes food & retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer super centers. 

Sub-Sectors:

  • Beverages

  • Food & Staples Retailing

  • Food Products

  • Household Products

  • Personal Products

  • Tobacco

Portfolio Managers

Abby Ake
Lead Analyst
Caroline Paul 
Associate Analyst
Jainam Jain
Associate Analyst
Chinenye Mbanefo
Associate Analyst

Current Investments

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Realized Investments