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Alexander Smitten

Alexander Smitten

About Alexander Smitten

Alexander Smitten was born in Leamington Spa in 1962 and graduated from City University with a degree in banking and international finance. He started his career at TSB/Hill Samuel followed by Natwest and Daiwa in the capital markets divisions. Alexander joined Cazenove in 2000 where he is a member of the credit team with responsibility for analysis of sovereign and financial institutions and is manager of investment grade bond funds. He has more than 27 years of industry experience and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. Outside of fund management he enjoys motor racing, music and the cinema and theatre.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2004

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Performance

Bonds - Sterling Corporate Bond
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 6.1% 2.4% 2.3% 1.9% -0.6%
2013 2.4% 1.9% -2.0% 2.3% 0.2%
2012 13.6% 4.0% 1.1% 5.3% 2.6%
2011 5.0% 1.6% 2.4% -1.0% 2.0%
2010 10.0% 5.3% 1.7% 4.6% -1.7%
2009 0.2% 0.2%

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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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