George Greig, William Blair & Company's global strategist for Investment Management, recently provided his 11th Annual Global Market Outlook. Mr. Greig assessed the condition of the global economy and provided an outlook for the investment environment in 2012 and beyond. In addition to describing the political dynamics of Europe’s efforts to resolve the continent's debt crisis, he also examined the economic growth prospects in the U.S. and the challenges China faces in sustaining its investment-driven growth cycle.
Read Mr. Greig's full comments from the Global Market Outlook (PDF).
W. George Greig, Principal
George Greig joined William Blair & Company in 1996 as International Growth Team leader. In addition to this role, Mr. Greig is the portfolio manager for the William Blair International Growth and Concentrated strategies and co-portfolio manager of the Global Growth Fund. He also serves as the global strategist for William Blair & Company's Investment Management Group and on the firm's Executive Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Greig headed international equities for PNC Bank in Philadelphia and previously served as investment director with London-based Framlington Group PLC, where he also managed global and emerging markets funds. Mr. Greig has more than 30 years of experience in domestic and international investment research and portfolio management. Education: B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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