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David Gait

David Gait

About David Gait

David Gait was born in Edinburgh in 1975 and holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling Univerisity. David joined Stewart Ivory in 1997, the predecessor to First State Investments. He is responsible for evolving the emerging markets and Asia Pacific strategies and is the lead manager on the First State Asia Pacific Sustainability and First State Indian Subcontinent funds. David has been managing funds for over 11 years.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2008

  • JRated A in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SRated A in Sep 2008
  • ORated AA in Oct 2008
  • NRated AA in Nov 2008
  • DRated AA in Dec 2008

2009

  • JRated AA in Jan 2009
  • FRated AA in Feb 2009
  • MRated AA in Mar 2009
  • ARated A in Apr 2009
  • MRated A in May 2009
  • JRated A in Jun 2009
  • JRated A in Jul 2009
  • ARated A in Aug 2009
  • SRated A in Sep 2009
  • ORated A in Oct 2009
  • NRated A in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated AA in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated AA in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AAA in May 2014
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2014
  • JRated AA in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AA in Dec 2014

Performance

over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.4% 6.6% 10.8%
2013 7.6% 10.5% -3.5% -1.5% 2.4%
2012 26.9% 10.5% 0.5% 9.6% 4.3%
2011 -11.0% -2.9% 2.8% -11.7% 1.0%
2010 35.0% 12.4% -1.8% 11.0% 10.1%

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