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Henderson HF Global Technology A2 GBP

Ranked 7 out of 19 in - Technology over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Stuart O'Gorman

Born in 1974 in Birmingham, Stuart O'Gorman obtained a Masters degree in Financial Economics from Dundee University and a Diploma in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling. Stuart started his financial career with Aegon in 1996 as a specialist technology fund manager and moved to Henderson in 2000 where he is currently Director of Technology Investment. Stuart manages the Henderson Horizon Global Technology fund and the Global Technology fund. He uses a growth with reasonable price (GARP) approach coupled with extensive botton-up analysis. Stuart is an associate member of ASIP. He lists cricket and golf as his interests outside of fund management.

Alison Porter

Alison Porter joined Henderson in 2014 as a portfolio manager in the Global Technology team. Alison started her career at Ignis Asset Management (then Britannia Life) as an investment analyst before becoming an investment manager responsible for stock selection across a number of different sectors in US equities including healthcare and technology. Alison’s role expanded to Co-Manager/Manager of the Global Technology Fund, later becoming Head of US Equities in 2003. Alison has a Masters in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling and a BA (Hons) in Economics and Industrial Relations from the University of Strathclyde. She also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), has passed the IMMR examinations and is a CFA member.


The investment objective of the Global Technology Fund is to seek longterm capital appreciation by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of technologyrelated companies. The Fund aims to take advantage of market trends internationally. The Fund takes a geographically diversified approach and operates within broad asset allocation ranges.


Technology over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 5.1% -5.9% -2.6%
2014 17.5% -0.1% 1.7% 6.4% 8.8%
2013 23.4% 11.8% -0.1% 2.7% 7.6%
2012 8.5% 16.5% -8.4% 5.4% -3.6%
2011 -3.5% 2.0% -2.1% -8.9% 6.1%
2010 17.7% 9.6% -9.6% 8.4% 9.5%
2009 44.9% 4.7% 5.2% 17.4% 12.1%
2008 -20.9% -15.9% 0.5% -6.3% -0.1%
2007 20.0% -0.2% 11.5% 7.1% 0.8%
2006 -13.3% 3.7% 2.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Ireland
  12. Isle of Man
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Macau
  15. Malta
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Spain
  19. Sweden
  20. Switzerland
  21. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/01/2006
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0572952017

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.20%

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As the IT sector grows in prominence Europe's most consistent tech fund manager sees a risk that many misunderstand the case for investing in an area which fell dramatically out of favour at the turn of the century.

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