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Christopher Lynas

Christopher Lynas

About Christopher Lynas

Fixed Income specialist Christopher Lynas focuses on credit and duration management for his Fixed Interest fund and various segregated portfolios. Born in Northern Ireland in September 1964, Lynas studied Chemistry at Imperial College, London and started out in the City with Hoare Govett in 1986, firstly in the back office and then the dealing desk, before he was promoted to private client manager. In July 1990 he joined Smith & Williamson and is a director at the group.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2002

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2003

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2004

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2005

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2006

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2007

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2008

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2009

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2010

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2011

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2012

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2013

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2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
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  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
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  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014

Performance

over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.6% 3.1% 1.2%
2013 -3.3% 1.4% -5.4% 0.8% 0.0%
2012 9.8% 0.5% 3.4% 3.2% 2.3%
2011 15.0% 0.6% 2.6% 5.1% 6.0%
2010 9.0% 4.2% 2.7% 5.9% -3.9%

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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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