Macrovue's Global Entertainment Portfolio

Macrovue’s Entertainment Vue is a concentrated portfolio of high conviction positions in ten stocks in publicly listed entertainment companies from across the globe that are dominant players in entertainment industry – including TV, film/music production and distribution.

Macrovue’s Global Entertainment Portfolio’s Performance*

* Returns as of 31 August 2018. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. For full performance numbers and methodology, please click here.

The global entertainment and media industry is expected to be worth US$2.23 trillion by 2019. Specifically, the filmed entertainment industry is forecasted to grow to $110.1 billion by the end of 2018. 

The entertainment industry has also transformed and developed with advancements in technologies. Online channels have grown rapidly as a means of distributing content – Hulu, Netflix (NFLX-US) and YouTube have achieved very high penetration rates in the US. The established players in the entertainment industry are also not sitting idle. Walt Disney (DIS-US) and 21st Century Fox (FOXA-US), both included in our Entertainment Vue, are some of the stakeholders behind Hulu, the fourth largest video streaming by household reach in the U.S.

While the major of the larger players are in the US, Asia is catching up. The Indian film industry, popularly known as Bollywood, is already the global leader in terms of the number of movies produced every year. Bollywood produces around 1000 movies a year, almost twice as much as Hollywood. The average Bollywood movie costs only $1.5 million to make, while Hollywood movies on average cost $47.7 million. The disparity exists on the revenue side too – Bollywood generated revenues of $3 billion in 2011, while Hollywood can make as much as $51 billion. That is set to change however. Average ticket prices for Bollywood movies are going up with rising incomes and affordability. Accessibility is also set to improve with better distribution.

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Meet Macrovue's Investment Team

Clay Carter | Head of Investment Committee

Clay has 25+ years experience managing global equity portfolios. Most recently, he was Head of International Investments at Perennial Investment Partners. Previously, Clay managed investment portfolios at QBE, PM Capital, Legal and General Life of Australia, and AMP. He has developed alternative methods to traditional market analysis and portfolio management and regularly appears on CNBC Asia and Bloomberg TV.

Dev Sinha | Chief Investment Officer

Dev is the co-founder of Macrovue and leads the Equity Research and Product Development teams. He started his career as a quantitative analyst at Putnam Investments in Boston before moving to Singapore to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Dev has an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and an MS in Financial Engineering from Columbia University.

Dr. Sid Sahgal | COO

Sid brings almost 20 years of experience in finance and technology. He started his career at Honeywell Aerospace as a software engineer before moving to Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York as a quantitative analyst. Before starting Macrovue, Sid was a lecturer at UNSW while completing his PhD in Finance. He also holds a Masters in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.