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Bill McQuaker

Bill McQuaker

About Bill McQuaker

Born in Girvan in 1963, Scotsman Bill McQuaker attended the University of Edinburgh graduating with an honours degree in business studies. He started his investment career with County Natwest IM in 1986, and moved onto NatWest Securities before taking on a role as European equity strategist at Credit Suisse in 1996. He then joined Henderson in 2005, and is now head of equities, responsible for overseeing the management of Henderson's equity assets. Bill and his team are responsible for equity assets covering all regions, as well as specialist SRI, multi-manager, single sector and hedge funds. He remains director of the multi-manager funds which he has been responsible for since 2005. Away from the office, the outdoor life features strongly in Bill’s recreation with golf, tennis, football and walking joining music on his list of interests.

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Citywire Rating: + rated


  • JRated A in Jan 2008
  • FRated AA in Feb 2008
  • MRated A in Mar 2008
  • ARated A in Apr 2008
  • MRated A in May 2008
  • JRated A in Jun 2008
  • JRated A in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SRated A in Sep 2008
  • ORated A in Oct 2008
  • NRated A in Nov 2008
  • DRated A in Dec 2008


  • JRated A in Jan 2009
  • FRated A in Feb 2009
  • MRated A in Mar 2009
  • ARated A in Apr 2009
  • MRated A in May 2009
  • JRated AA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2009
  • ARated AA in Aug 2009
  • SRated A in Sep 2009
  • ORated A in Oct 2009
  • NRated AA in Nov 2009
  • DRated A in Dec 2009


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


  • JRated AA in Jan 2011
  • FRated AA in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated AA 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
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011


  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
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  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
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  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014


  • JRated Plus 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


over : 30/06/2014 - 30/06/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 3.1% -2.1%
2014 7.6% 1.5% 1.3% 1.6% 3.0%
2013 6.4% 4.4% -0.8% 1.1% 1.7%
2012 8.4% 2.6% 1.1% 2.9% 1.5%
2011 3.9% 0.1% 1.7% -0.4% 2.5%
2010 3.4% 0.5%

Related News

Henderson's McQuaker: no 'happy day' result to election

The fund group's co-head of multi-asset is concerned about how Scottish voters have been treated as 'second class citizens' during the election campaign.

Henderson adds director to multi-asset team

John Harrison will report to head of multi-asset Bill McQuaker.

Henderson appoints multi-asset co-head for McQuaker

Paul O'Connor joined the firm a year ago.

McQuaker: managers to back when the Fed turns off the QE tap

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Paradigm pulls the plug on joint venture with Henderson

IFA group Paradigm has pulled the plug on its joint venture with Henderson Global Investors.

Henderson financials team exits & Peak relinquishes UK Alpha fund

Citywire can reveal Henderson's Stephen Peak will step back from running the UK Alpha fund as part of a restructure of the firm's equity desk, which has also led to the departure of its global financials team.

Henderson hires Mercer's O'Connor as multi-asset director

Henderson has hired Mercer's Paul O'Connor as its director of multi-asset, marking its second hire to the team in as many months.

Lanning void filled as Henderson hires Armstrong's de Bunsen

Henderson has hired James de Bunsen as a fund manager in the multi asset team, following on from the news Tony Lanning is to leave for JP Morgan.

Tony Lanning quits Henderson for JP Morgan

Henderson Global Investors’ multi-manager Tony Lanning has left the group to manage portfolios spanning JP Morgan's asset management and private banking divisions.

Henderson teams up with Paradigm for asset management arm

Henderson Global Investors has teamed up with IFA group Paradigm to run a range of multi-asset funds for its recently launched asset management business, Tatton Capital.

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.