A large sector which covers a huge range of companies from small and large lenders, asset and wealth managers, insurance, investment companies and those who provide a wide array of financial services.
They provide their services to retail and commercial customers. Much of the sector has been affected by increasing regulation and, in some cases, requirements to hold markedly higher capital reserves. Regulation, restructuring and compliance are expected to remain significant considerations for the sector.
Ian has over 23 years equity research experience. Prior to the launch of Progressive, Ian held research positions at Canaccord, Williams de Broe & Yamaichi, where he was Head of Research.