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Colin McLean

Colin McLean

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About Colin McLean

Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Colin McLean founded Edinburgh-based SVM Asset Management in 1990. McLean took an MA (Hons) in political economy and economic statistics from Glasgow University and was later awarded an MBA. From 1974 he enjoyed a 12 year stint as managing director of FS Assurance before joining Scottish Provident as Head of Investments. Prior to launching SVM, McLean spent 2 years as managing director of Templeton's European operations. His interests outside of fund management include golf, music and going to the cinema.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2005

  • MNot rated in Mar 2005
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  • MRated A in May 2005
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  • NRated A in Nov 2005
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2006

  • JRated A in Jan 2006
  • FRated A in Feb 2006
  • MNot rated in Mar 2006
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  • MRated A in May 2006
  • JRated A in Jun 2006
  • JRated A in Jul 2006
  • ARated A in Aug 2006
  • SRated A in Sep 2006
  • ORated A in Oct 2006
  • NRated A in Nov 2006
  • DRated A in Dec 2006

2007

  • JRated A in Jan 2007
  • FRated A in Feb 2007
  • MRated A in Mar 2007
  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ARated A in Aug 2007
  • SRated A in Sep 2007
  • ORated A in Oct 2007
  • NRated AA in Nov 2007
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2007

2008

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2008
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2008
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2008
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2008
  • MRated AAA in May 2008
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2008
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 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

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  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
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  • DRated A in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated AA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AA in Jul 2015
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  • SRated AAA in Sep 2015
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2016

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2016
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  • JRated AA in Jun 2016

Performance

over : 31/05/2013 - 31/05/2016
Manager Return
14 Richard Hallett 31.4%
15 Neil Veitch 31.4%
16 Colin McLean 31.1%
17 Chris White 31.0%
18 Richard Penny 30.9%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -4.4%
2015 16.6% 7.3% 1.6% -1.0% 8.0%
2014 -0.1% 3.6% -7.5% 0.0% 4.2%
2013 33.4% 12.9% 0.6% 5.9% 11.0%
2012 15.3% 9.9% -5.8% 7.2% 3.9%
2011 -13.4% 5.5%

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