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Hugh Young

Hugh Young

About Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2002

  • SRated AAA in Sep 2002
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2002
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2002
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2002

2003

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2003
  • FRated AA in Feb 2003
  • MRated AA in Mar 2003
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2003
  • MRated AAA in May 2003
  • JRated AA in Jun 2003
  • JRated AA in Jul 2003
  • ARated AA in Aug 2003
  • SRated AA in Sep 2003
  • ORated AA in Oct 2003
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2003
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2003

2004

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2004
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2004
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2004
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2004
  • MRated AAA in May 2004
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2004
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2004
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2004
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2004
  • ORated AA in Oct 2004
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2004
  • DRated AA in Dec 2004

2005

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2005
  • FRated AA in Feb 2005
  • MRated A in Mar 2005
  • ARated AA in Apr 2005
  • MRated AA in May 2005
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2005
  • JRated AA in Jul 2005
  • ARated AA in Aug 2005
  • SRated AA in Sep 2005
  • ORated A in Oct 2005
  • NRated A in Nov 2005
  • DRated A in Dec 2005

2006

  • JRated A in Jan 2006
  • FRated A in Feb 2006
  • MRated A in Mar 2006
  • ARated A in Apr 2006
  • MNot rated in May 2006
  • JNot rated in Jun 2006
  • JNot rated in Jul 2006
  • ANot rated in Aug 2006
  • SRated A in Sep 2006
  • ORated A in Oct 2006
  • NNot rated in Nov 2006
  • DNot rated in Dec 2006

2007

  • JNot rated in Jan 2007
  • FNot rated in Feb 2007
  • MNot rated in Mar 2007
  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DNot rated in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NRated A in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008

2009

  • JNot rated in Jan 2009
  • FNot rated in Feb 2009
  • MNot rated in Mar 2009
  • ANot rated in Apr 2009
  • MNot rated in May 2009
  • JRated A in Jun 2009
  • JNot rated in Jul 2009
  • ARated A in Aug 2009
  • SNot rated in Sep 2009
  • ONot rated in Oct 2009
  • NNot rated in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

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

2011

  • JRated AA in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated A 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
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated AA in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AA in May 2012
  • JRated AA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AAA 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 A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014

Performance

over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 8.9% 0.2% 2.4% 6.1%
2013 -2.7% 9.6% -5.0% -3.9% -2.8%
2012 17.0% 10.9% -2.2% 2.5% 5.4%
2011 -12.3% -6.0% 2.7% -10.7% 1.7%
2010 30.2% 10.9% -2.6% 9.9% 9.7%
2009 11.9% 7.1% 4.6%

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