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29 January 2018

Smith & Williamson: artificial intelligence is not niche
Chris Ford speaks with Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri on why there is plenty of opportunity for investment in AI.


15 December 2017

Three sectors being disrupted by AI revolution
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming a broad array of industries across economies around the world, presenting a host of opportunities for investors.

15 September 2017 

The leading light in Artificial Intelligence based right here in the UK AI has rapidly emerged onto the global investment landscape, but investors do not always need to look outside the UK to find compelling opportunities.

17 July 2017

Smith & Williamson launches Artificial Intelligence Fund (Ai)
The high-conviction, unconstrained equity fund, managed by former Pictet managers Chris Ford and Tim Day, offers investors pure exposure to a concentrated portfolio of companies that derive most, or all, of their revenues and growth from AI.

The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not receive back the original amount invested.


Fund videos 

AI Debate: Is London a leading AI centre?

AI Debate: How can AI be applied to everyday tasks, such as driving?

AI Debate: Why do you need flexibility to invest globally?

AI Debate: How can the UK retain AI leadership in Europe?

AI Debate: Is AI just focused on the technology sector and particularly the US?

AI Debate: Why is it important to have a global approach to AI investing?

AI Debate

Explore the potential of AI technologies


How AI is part of our investment process


An interview with Ai Fund manager, Chris Ford

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Watch Chris Ford discuss the Fund, the broader investment opportunities presented by AI and how the Fund compares to others that employ a global thematic investment approach.

Commentary and documents

Commentary and documents

Read the latest update on the Fund and access key documents

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