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Will Landers

Will Landers

About Will Landers

Will Landers was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1969. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BSBA degree in finance and international management with a minor in theology. He started his career with Bear Stearns as an investment banker covering Latin American clients. After three years he joined Lehman Brothers where he started as an analyst and went on to become the director of Latin American research in 1998. In 1999 he moved to Credit Suisse where he covered Latin American technology and internet stocks. Will joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 2002 as an analyst and shortly after became the co-manager of the Latin America Fund. In 2004 he became the sole manager of the fund. Will has been managing funds for over eight years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Outside of fund management he enjoys spending time with his family as well as golf, football, baseball, music and the cinema.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

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
  • NNot rated 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
  • JNot rated in Jun 2009
  • JNot rated in Jul 2009
  • ANot rated 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
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DNot rated in Dec 2010

2011

  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated AA in May 2011
  • JRated AA in Jun 2011
  • JRated AA in Jul 2011
  • ARated AA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2011

2012

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

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014

Performance

Equity - Latin America
over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 5.8% -1.2% 7.6% -1.4% 1.0%
2013 -14.9% 9.1% -15.1% -3.0% -5.3%
2012 7.7% 13.8% -14.2% 3.6% 6.5%
2011 -25.5% -9.5% 2.2% -24.3% 6.4%
2010 32.4% 7.6% -4.2% 17.4% 9.5%
2009 15.8% 15.8%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
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