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Barry Norris

Barry Norris

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About Barry Norris

Barry Norris founded Argonaut in 2005 and is the CEO, CIO and lead fund manager on the Alpha, Pan European and Absolute Return funds which he manages using his distinct “earnings surprise” investment process. In over a decade of successful investing, he has established himself as a leading European equity investor managing over £1bn personally over long only and long/short equity strategies. Barry graduated from Cambridge University in 1996 with an MA in History, and in 1997 with an MPhil in International Relations. He also holds the CFA charter. Following graduation, he joined Baillie Gifford, moving to Neptune in 2002 where he launched and managed the European Opportunities Fund. Barry has managed the Argonaut European Alpha Fund and the Argonaut Pan European Fund since their launch in 2005 and the Argonaut Absolute Return Fund since inception in 2009. He is a regular contributor to the financial media, appearing frequently on Bloomberg TV and CNBC and has had opinion pieces published in the Daily Telegraph and the Financial Times.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2005

  • JRated AAA in Jul 2005
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2005
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2005
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2005
  • NRated AA in Nov 2005
  • DRated AA in Dec 2005

2006

  • JRated AA in Jan 2006
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2006
  • MRated AA in Mar 2006
  • ARated AA in Apr 2006
  • MRated AAA in May 2006
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2006
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2006
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2006
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2006
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2006
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2006
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2006

2007

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2007
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2007
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2007
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2007
  • MRated AAA in May 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2007
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2007
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2007
  • ORated AA in Oct 2007
  • NRated AA in Nov 2007
  • DRated AA in Dec 2007

2008

  • JRated AA in Jan 2008
  • FRated AA in Feb 2008
  • MRated A in Mar 2008
  • ARated A in Apr 2008
  • MRated A in May 2008
  • JRated AA in Jun 2008
  • JRated AA in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DRated A in Dec 2008

2009

  • JNot rated in Jan 2009
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  • ANot rated in Apr 2009
  • MNot rated in May 2009
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2009
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  • NNot rated in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
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  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MNot rated in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated AA in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
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  • DRated AA in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated AA in Jan 2016
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
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2017

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Performance

over : 30/11/2014 - 30/11/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.4% 3.2% 2.7%
2016 -2.0% -2.9% -7.6% 6.4% 2.7%
2015 15.0% 11.1% -2.4% -2.6% 8.8%
2014 3.0% 10.2% -6.6% -4.5% 4.7%
2013 30.7% 11.9% 2.2% 2.8% 11.2%

Related News

(Update) Argonaut Capital's profits surge 129%

Argonaut Capital’s profits surged by 129% over the 12 months to the end of June 2016, rising to £7.7 million, up from £3.4 million the previous year.

Argonaut's Norris overweights UK for first time ever

The Argonaut boss has called 2016's second quarter one of the worst in his career.

Argonaut adds sterling share class to flagship fund

The move has been made to protect investors from sterling volatility in the run up to the EU Referendum.

Barry Norris' Argonaut splits from SLI and Russ; Reunites with Polin

In a complex deal with many layers, Argonaut has also sold two of its funds to Liontrust, with manager Olly Russ joining the rival fund firm.

Argonaut boosts investment team

Barry Norris's boutique has also restructured its distribution team to enhance European growth.

Argonaut: Standard Chartered is a broken business

The developing Asia titan has been managed with too much emphasis on growth and too little emphasis on credit rick

Norris: Why Standard Chartered is my biggest short

Argonaut Capital Partners CEO Barry Norris has doubled his short position in Standard Chartered, warning ‘the worst is yet to come’ for the bank.

Argonaut's Norris on shorting Swatch for the Apple effect

Argonaut's co-founder and fund manager is also seeing more opportunities in Italy over Germany.

Argonaut's Norris: 50/50 chance of a June Grexit

Argonaut Capital founding partner Barry Norris says a Grexit will be a tragedy for Greece, but not for the rest of Europe.

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