Dan Brockelbank

Dan Brocklebank

Dan joined Orbis in 2002 as part of the Investment team and was, most recently, responsible for leading the Global Sector Investment team in London. In 2016, he was appointed to lead Orbis' UK operations and he is now chairman of the firm’s UK Executive Committee. Dan holds a Master of Arts (Honours) degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and CFA® charterholder.

Articles by Dan Brocklebank

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Teenagers, curfews & interest rates

By Dan Brocklebank on 14 Jun 2023

Reading time: 5 mins

As interest rates have risen, we have seen a collapse in the valuations of a range of profitless tech companies.  More recently we have seen a crisis in the ...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Five investment lessons from the last 20 years… for the next 20 years

By Dan Brocklebank on 26 Jan 2023

Reading time: 5 mins

Dan Brocklebank, head of UK operations at our offshore partner, Orbis, reflects on five lessons from the past two decades that investors can draw on to impro...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

The role of currency when investing offshore

By Dan Brocklebank on 09 Nov 2018

Viewing time: 2 mins 30 seconds

If you buy a share in your local market, assessing your performance is easy. If the price goes up, you make money. If you buy shares in other markets, howeve...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

What is a good offshore strategy?

By Dan Brocklebank and Tamryn Lamb on 23 Oct 2018

Viewing time: 1 min

Novice and experienced investors often ask the same question time and again: When is the best time to invest offshore?

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Offshore investing: Not a popularity contest

By Dan Brocklebank on 10 Aug 2018

Reading time: 3 mins

There is no such thing as a ‘popular investment opportunity’. If it’s popular, then that popularity will already be reflected in the price you have to pay. A...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Global jitters: Avoid safe havens, opportunity in overlooked sectors

By Dan Brocklebank on 15 Sep 2017

Reading time: 5 mins

The uncertain global political and economic backdrop created by unexpected recent shocks has spooked investors. However fear, particularly when spurred by...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Beware the siren song of growth

By Dan Brocklebank on 03 Mar 2017

Reading time: 5 mins

Growth has an almost irresistible allure for investors. Whether it’s a rapidly growing economy, a start-up with a hot new product, or a new industry that...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Drilling into the detail of oil and gas investments

By Dan Brocklebank on 31 Dec 2012

Reading time: 11 mins

At first glance, the Orbis Global Equity Fund's exposure to Oil & Gas; Gas stocks appears to be similar to that of its benchmark. At December 2012, about 9% ...


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