Interactive Investor

Peter Spiller: The Richard Hunter Interview

Capital Gearing’s manager on luck and opportunities amid uncertainty and why bitcoin is an ESG disaster.

23rd March 2021 08:56

by Richard Hunter from interactive investor

Share on

Peter Spiller has been manager of the Capital Gearing (LSE:CGT) investment trust, one of our Super 60 choices, since 1982. After one of the more extraordinary 12 months of his 39-year tenure, he speaks to Richard about luck and opportunities amid uncertainty and why bitcoin is an ESG disaster.


1:03 – the trust’s investment style and objectives

4:53 – asset allocation, breakdown of funds and equities

9:25 – Capital Gearing Trust’s top holdings

12:44 – the opportunities presented by the 2020 crash

15:47 – Peter’s outlook for the short to medium term

  • Listen to more interactive investor podcasts featuring our own investment experts, fund managers and industry commentators by visiting our podcast page.
  • Visit for more investing insight and ideas.

These articles are provided for information purposes only.  Occasionally, an opinion about whether to buy or sell a specific investment may be provided by third parties.  The content is not intended to be a personal recommendation to buy or sell any financial instrument or product, or to adopt any investment strategy as it is not provided based on an assessment of your investing knowledge and experience, your financial situation or your investment objectives. The value of your investments, and the income derived from them, may go down as well as up. You may not get back all the money that you invest. The investments referred to in this article may not be suitable for all investors, and if in doubt, an investor should seek advice from a qualified investment adviser.

Full performance can be found on the company or index summary page on the interactive investor website. Simply click on the company's or index name highlighted in the article.

Get more news and expert articles direct to your inbox