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Alan Clifford

Alan Clifford

About Alan Clifford

Born in Bishop’s Stortford in 1967, Alan Clifford studied Economics at Newcastle Upon Tyne Polytechnic. His financial career began at Legal & General in 1989 where he held a number of accounting positions before moving to the group’s Investment Management arm in ’92 where he spent a further ten years as an analyst and fund manager. An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Alan moved to join Lazard Asset Management at the end of 2002 where he holds the position of portfolio manager with responsibility for the UK Smaller Companies fund and describes the fund’s investment style to be based on "relative value". Away from the office, Alan says his recreational interests are music, cycling and wine collecting and tasting.

Are you Alan Clifford?

Citywire Rating: A rated

2005

  • MNot rated in May 2005
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2006

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  • SRated A in Sep 2006
  • ONot rated in Oct 2006
  • NRated A in Nov 2006
  • DRated A in Dec 2006

2007

  • JRated A in Jan 2007
  • FNot rated in Feb 2007
  • MRated A in Mar 2007
  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
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  • DRated A in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FRated A in Feb 2008
  • MRated A in Mar 2008
  • ARated A in Apr 2008
  • MRated A in May 2008
  • JRated A in Jun 2008
  • JRated A in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SRated A in Sep 2008
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2009

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2010

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2011

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  • NRated A in Nov 2011
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2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
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  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
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2013

  • JRated A in Jan 2013
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  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014

Performance

over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014
Manager Return
78 Ben Leyland 10.6%
79 Michael Fox 10.6%
80 Alan Clifford 10.5%
80 Alan Custis 10.5%
80 Lloyd Whitworth 10.5%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.1% -1.7% 0.8% 2.1%
2013 24.5% 10.0% -1.8% 7.9% 6.9%
2012 15.9% 10.0% -4.1% 4.7% 5.0%
2011 -9.5% -0.9% -0.2% -16.4% 9.5%
2010 17.7% 7.7% -10.9% 13.3% 8.3%
2009 4.8% 4.2% 0.5%

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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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