About Financial Orbit

Financial Orbit Limited was founded in 2013 by Chris Bailey who has over 20 years of investment industry experience at long-only and long-short institutions as a global multi-asset fund manager, strategist/macro thinker and, in the earlier part of his career, as a securities and fund analyst. His daily macroeconomic comment and securities analysis with relevance for global investors (macro bulletin) can be accessed via his Financial Orbit Macro and other publications, selected summaries of which are posted at www.financialorbit.com as well as his twitter feed. Additionally Chris manages a global equity Fund Dynamic Global Opportunities, and undertakes bespoke research and consulting work for a number of global asset management firms on both market strategy as well as global securities analysis.

You can read Chris' most recent (September 2017) review of Financial Orbit's story plus range of services and products here. 

Chris was proud to be named by MarketWatch as one of the fifty Twitter accounts for investors to follow in 2017.  You can read all about that here.


Learn more about Chris and his background here via an interview on LSE Share Talk where he discussed many aspects of history, investment philosophy and thoughts on investment today including some of his own investment learnings. You can listen to this piece in full here.



Watch a series of videos where Chris talks about the investment world... and himself!

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Profile for Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit Limited

Chris Bailey has over 20 years of investment industry experience at long-only and long-short institutions as a global multi-asset fund manager, strategist/macro thinker and, in the earlier part of his career, as a securities and fund analyst.

He strongly believes in the importance of the fusion of top-down and bottom-up analysis taking a view that an understanding of both aspects is the only way to get a full view of global opportunities across equity, bond and alternative investment markets.     

Prior to Financial Orbit Limited, Chris worked for a London based fund management group and headed the team for a range of globally directly invested mutual funds, personally running the Growth, Balanced and Conservative funds (collectively c. US$2bn of assets) all of which were either first or second quartile against their respective peer groups from inception in 2010 to the end of 2012.  In the four years prior to this, for the same fund management company, he managed global thematic equity and European equity funds that also outperformed their benchmarks.  

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