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Rathbone Recovery

Ranked 73 out of 258 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Julian Chillingworth

Julian Chillingworth took a diploma in Chemistry from Southampton University before acquiring investment experience at a number of firms including GAM and Investec Asset Management. He joined Rathbone Unit Trust Management Ltd in 2001 and was promoted to chief investment officer in 2002. He currently runs the Rathbone Recovery and Rathbone Blue Chip Income and Growth funds. Chillingworth counts gardening and walking among his hobbies.

Alexandra Jackson

UK born Alexandra Jackson manages the Rathbone Recovery Fund for Rathbones, London where she has worked since 2007. Alexandra holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder. She graduated from the University of Durham with a degree in Economics.

Jo Rands

UK born Jo Rands graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first class BSc(Hons) in Geography, she holds the Securities Institute Diploma and is a Fellow of the Securities Institute. Jo is a co-fund manager at Rathbones in London and is responsible for the Rathbone Recovery Fund. She deals in UK equity, using a growth investment style. Prior to joining Rathbones she was in equity sales at Peel Hunt from 2011.


The objective is to achieve capital growth by buying shares in companies whose recovery potential is not appreciated by the market and to sell them when this potential is recognised. The nature of unrecognised recovery potential may be based on macro economic, industry, sector specific or stock specific issues. Stock selection will involve the identification of a catalyst capable of triggering and sustaining a recovery in each specific stock selection. The fund has the flexibility to invest in companies of all sizes and to hold up to 20% in European shares; it will be benchmarked against the FTSE All-Share Index.


UK (All Companies) over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015
  • Rank 73/258 Total Return
  • Rank 202/258 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 120/258 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 6.3% 2.6%
2014 -4.2% -0.2% -2.2% -3.3% 1.4%
2013 36.2% 11.2% -0.8% 10.9% 11.3%
2012 14.7% 11.1% -4.8% 8.3% 0.2%
2011 -6.5% -0.7% 4.1% -14.4% 5.7%
2010 27.5% 4.1% -5.5% 15.2% 12.5%
2009 -2.1% 18.5% 1.3%
2008 -41.5% -8.2% -1.6% -17.4% -21.6%
2007 -2.8% 8.6% 3.8% -4.6% -9.5%
2006 24.3% 12.2% -5.1% 5.3% 10.9%
2005 18.7% 8.4% -0.4% 8.4% 1.5%
2004 27.8% 11.9% -0.2% 4.3% 9.7%
2003 48.3% -7.9% 26.2% 16.9% 9.1%
2002 -33.0% 0.6% -11.1% -26.2% 1.4%
2001 -20.9% -9.7% 0.0% -23.0% 13.7%
2000 11.1% 18.6% -6.9% 7.0% -6.0%
1999 96.4% 20.1% 12.8% 5.5% 37.5%
1998 1.9% 19.2% 4.0% -18.8% 1.3%
1997 15.3% 8.9% -2.6% 6.0% 2.6%
1996 32.0% 14.5% 7.8% 3.4% 3.4%
1995 11.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Cineworld Group PLC ORD 3.33
BG Group PLC ORD 3.22
BT Group PLC ORD 3.10
Hansteen Holdings PLC ORD 3.09
Booker Group PLC ORD 3.05
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 2.89
GB Group PLC ORD 2.83
Senior PLC ORD 2.74
BHP Billiton PLC ORD 2.72

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/09/1993
  • Share Class size10Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0005062293

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment100


  • Annual management1.5%

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