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Ben Edwards

Ben Edwards

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About Ben Edwards

Ben Edwards, director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio team at Blackrock. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Edwards was at Legal and General Investment Management from 2003 to 2009 where he was, most recently, a portfolio manager, responsible for both institutional and retail sterling corporate bond portfolios. He began his career as an analyst at M&G in 2002. Edwards earned a Business degree from the Queensland University of Technology (Aust.) in 2000 and a post-graduate qualifications degree in Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia in 2002.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MRated Plus in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016


over : 30/09/2015 - 30/09/2016

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 3.7% 4.6% 8.4%
2015 1.8% 3.4% -3.3% 0.6% 1.2%
2014 10.2% 2.4% 2.5% 1.3% 3.6%
2013 2.0% 1.4% -2.4% 2.2% 0.8%
2012 6.9% 3.2%

Related News

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The new units have been launched on its UK equity and corporate bond propositions, along with two multi-asset funds, and will be offered to 'selected' distribution partners.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.