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Andrew Cole

Andrew Cole

About Andrew Cole

Andrew Cole was born in Essex, Britain in 1963. He joined Baring Asset Management as a fixed income dealer in 1986. In 1994, he was appointed as a director in the fixed income department and consequently joined the multi asset portfolio team in 1995. He describes his investment style as GARP (Growth At A Ressonable Price) and Macro investing. Outside of fund management, he likes shooting, soccer and gardening.

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Citywire Rating: + rated


  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • 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 A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014


Mixed Assets - Absolute Return
over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.1% -1.0% 1.7% 1.4%
2013 6.6% 5.2% -1.7% 1.4% 1.7%
2012 4.4% 3.1% -1.2% 1.3% 1.2%
2011 0.8% -0.5% 0.8% -1.4% 1.9%
2010 8.4% 3.7% -3.7% 5.0% 3.4%
2009 7.0% 4.2% 2.7%

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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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