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Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace

About Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace joined Henderson Global Investors in 2011 from Gartmore. Heco-manages the Henderson UK Absolute Return Fund with a bottom-up, long/short equity approach where holdings are the result of stock picking and manager conviction. Wallace is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals and holds a BCom from the University of Edinburgh.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


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


  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2013


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated AA in Jun 2014
  • JRated AA in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated AA in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014


  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated AA in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015


Alternative UCITS - Long/Short Equity
over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 4.5% 0.4% 0.8% 1.1% 2.2%
2013 16.5% 4.9% 2.9% 5.0% 2.8%
2012 4.2% 1.8% -2.5% 1.8% 3.1%
2011 -0.5% 1.9% 0.9% -3.5% 0.3%
2010 -0.3% 1.6% 1.9%

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