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Christopher Murphy

Christopher Murphy

About Christopher Murphy

Christopher Murphy sees the world according to GARP (growth at reasonable price) and the successful adoption of this investment approach has enabled him to hold his own among some of the shrewdest of peers. Murphy's formula targets companies he believes can achieve long-term success and he prefers groups to grow organically rather than through acquisition. He also hones in on the quality of a firm's management, its financial power, the industry in which it operates and its competitive position. Born in 1966, Murphy read physics at Cardiff University and began his investment career in 1988 as a trainee equity analyst at US broker Shearson Lehman. Two years later he took his analytical skills to James Capel where he advised institutional investors, sales teams and traders. Following his illustrious 14 year career at AXA Framlington, Chris joined Norwich Union Collective Investments (now Aviva Investments) in 2006, where he has run both the UK Equity and the Income and Growth funds since December 2006.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2002

  • SNot rated in Sep 2002
  • ORated A in Oct 2002
  • NRated A in Nov 2002
  • DRated A in Dec 2002

2003

  • JRated A in Jan 2003
  • FRated A in Feb 2003
  • MNot rated in Mar 2003
  • ANot rated in Apr 2003
  • MNot rated in May 2003
  • JNot rated in Jun 2003
  • JNot rated in Jul 2003
  • ANot rated in Aug 2003
  • SNot rated in Sep 2003
  • ONot rated in Oct 2003
  • NNot rated in Nov 2003
  • DNot rated in Dec 2003

2004

  • JNot rated in Jan 2004
  • FNot rated in Feb 2004
  • MNot rated in Mar 2004
  • ANot rated in Apr 2004
  • MNot rated in May 2004
  • JNot rated in Jun 2004
  • JNot rated in Jul 2004
  • ANot rated in Aug 2004
  • SNot rated in Sep 2004
  • ONot rated in Oct 2004
  • NNot rated in Nov 2004
  • DNot rated in Dec 2004

2005

  • JNot rated in Jan 2005
  • FNot rated in Feb 2005
  • MNot rated in Mar 2005
  • ANot rated in Apr 2005
  • MNot rated in May 2005
  • JNot rated in Jun 2005
  • JNot rated in Jul 2005
  • ANot rated in Aug 2005
  • SNot rated in Sep 2005
  • ONot rated in Oct 2005
  • NNot rated in Nov 2005
  • DNot rated in Dec 2005

2006

  • JNot rated in Jan 2006
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2006
  • ANot rated in Apr 2006
  • MNot rated in May 2006
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2006
  • ANot rated in Aug 2006
  • SNot rated in Sep 2006
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  • NNot rated in Nov 2006
  • DNot rated in Dec 2006

2007

  • JNot rated in Jan 2007
  • FNot rated in Feb 2007
  • MNot rated in Mar 2007
  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DNot rated in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008

2009

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

2010

  • JRated A in Jan 2010
  • FRated A in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MRated A in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated AA in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated A 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 AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AA in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ARated AA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AA in May 2012
  • JRated AA in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA 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 A in Mar 2013
  • ARated AA in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated AA 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 -0.7% -0.1% -2.0%
2013 24.6% 9.7% -0.2% 6.4% 7.1%
2012 13.7% 8.5% -2.5% 6.0% 1.4%
2011 -0.3% 2.0% 2.4% -11.0% 7.1%
2010 14.1% 4.2% -8.2% 10.6% 7.8%

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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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