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Episode 3: Social media and gaming
Richard Carlyle
Investment Specialist

Digital payments, e-commerce, social media and online gaming; in emerging markets, these are some of the fastest-growing sub-trends of the secular growth trend that is digitisation. These trends therefore deserve a place in an emerging market equity portfolio, says Richard Carlyle, Equity Investment Director at Capital Group. This episode zooms in on the strong growth seen in social media and online gaming.



Richard Carlyle is an equity investment director and vehicle portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 38 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for 14 years. Prior to joining Capital, he was head of equities for Henderson Investors. Before that, he was a fund manager for Morgan Grenfell Asset Management, a pension fund manager for British Petroleum, and an analyst for Equity & Law Life Assurance Society. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from Leicester University. Richard is based in London.


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