Patrick Broughton

Investment Committee Member

Patrick has 32 years of investment banking experience spanning over a broad range of financial markets, including equities, fixed income, hybrids and convertibles and foreign exchange.
Patrick began his career in the foreign exchange markets, working in FX sales and derivatives trading at JPMorgan, London, where he served as Head of European FX Derivatives Marketing and Head of European FX Sales, advising pension funds, governments and corporations. 
Patrick relocated to Sydney in 1997 where he worked at SBC Warburg (now UBS) in the fixed income and credit market space. He then went to ABN AMRO Rothschild/RBS where he remained from 1999 to 2012. His roles included Head of Equity Capital Markets Australia and New Zealand, Head of Equity Capital Markets Europe, Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, USA, London and Global Head of Equity Origin, London. 
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Oceanography from Southampton University and a BA Land Economy from Cambridge University.

What the US yield curve inversion means for your investment portfolio

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

The US yield curve has received considerable focus in the last few weeks, with widespread commentary on its ‘inversion’. For investors, it...Read more

How Australia’s residential property downturn could impact your investments

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

As an Investment Committee, we continue to hold several concerns about the Australian economy; namely lack of wage growth, the high level of household...Read more

How US and Australian interest rates may impact investment markets in 2019

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

2019 has seen a relatively positive start for investors, particularly after the turmoil in global markets at the end of last year. However, two recent...Read more

Global economic pressures and the impact on Australian investors

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

The Australian economy is moving forward at a reasonable pace – however, we are not immune to global pressures. Asked recently about his outlook for...Read more

Stressed households and high debt – the outlook for Australia’s economy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

With stressed households and high levels of debt, what is the outlook for Australia’s economy? The July meeting minutes of the Reserve Bank of...Read more

Should you be investing in emerging markets?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

Rising US rates and tightening US dollar liquidity are causing stress in some emerging markets. This has been the main impetus behind a recent outflow of...Read more


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