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Daniel Nickols

Daniel Nickols

About Daniel Nickols

Born in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, in 1969, Daniel Nickols studied Modern and Medieval languages at Cambridge University before starting his career at Deloitte and Touche in 1992. He switched to Morgan Stanley’s European equities division in 1994, and moved on to Albert E Sharp as a specialist salesman a year later. Nickols got his first taste of fund management when he began working on the Albert E Sharp Smaller Companies fund in 1997. He was appointed fund manager at Gerrard in 1999 taking charge of the Gerrard UK Smaller Companies fund. He subsequently joined Old Mutual Asset Managers in December 2001 in the wake of the integration of Gerrard Investment funds. He now manages the Old Mutual UK Select Smaller Companies fund. Family man Nickols likes to unwind in the company of his three young sons and is a lifelong fan of Derby County Football Club.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

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
  • JRated A in Jul 2004
  • ARated AA in Aug 2004
  • SRated AA in Sep 2004
  • ORated A in Oct 2004
  • NRated AA in Nov 2004
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2004

2005

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2005
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2005
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2005
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2005
  • MRated AAA in May 2005
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2005
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2005
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2005
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2005
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2005
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2005
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2005

2006

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

2007

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2007
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2007
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2007
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2007
  • MRated AAA in May 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2007
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2007
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2007
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2007
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2007
  • NRated AAA 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 AAA in Aug 2008
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2008
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2008
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2008
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2008

2009

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

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DNot rated in Dec 2010

2011

  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MNot rated in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated 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
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014

Performance

Equity - UK Smaller Companies
over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -3.5% 5.8% -7.7% -1.1%
2013 40.3% 11.5% 2.7% 11.0% 10.3%
2012 28.2% 16.0% -3.7% 8.6% 5.7%
2011 -9.4% 0.9% 3.6% -16.7% 3.9%
2010 35.6% 7.5% -6.4% 19.1% 13.1%
2009 14.4% 16.1% -1.5%

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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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