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Ben Whitmore

Ben Whitmore

About Ben Whitmore

Ben Whitmore studied geography at St John’s College, Cambridge University. He has been a fund manager since 1998 and joined Jupiter in 2006. Prior to joining Jupiter, Ben worked at Schroder Asset Management where he managed both retail and institutional portfolios. Ben is a bottom-up stock picker who manges money with a clear, contrarian, value bias. He is a member of the Institute of Investment Management and Research (IIMR).

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2009

  • MRated AAA in May 2009
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2009
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2009
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2009
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2009
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2009
  • DRated AA in Dec 2009

2010

  • JRated AA in Jan 2010
  • FRated AA in Feb 2010
  • MRated A in Mar 2010
  • ARated A in Apr 2010
  • MRated AA in May 2010
  • JRated AA in Jun 2010
  • JRated AA in Jul 2010
  • ARated AA in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated AA in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated A in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated AA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AA in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated AA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2014
  • JRated AA in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014

Performance

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 3.0% -0.6% 2.4% 1.2%
2013 27.1% 11.7% 1.2% 4.2% 8.0%
2012 16.8% 7.6% -1.3% 6.6% 3.1%
2011 -1.4% 1.2% 0.9% -9.3% 6.4%
2010 17.0% 6.4% -8.4% 13.0% 6.2%
2009 7.9% 4.9% 2.9%

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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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