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David Coombs

David Coombs

About David Coombs

David Coombs is the Head of Multi-Asset Investments at Rathbones Unit Trust Management, having joined the company in 2007. In this role, Coombs is responsible for a number of mixed asset funds, which he manages with a bottom-up and top-down investment style. Coombs adopts a forward-looking style to asset allocation, with a ‘go anywhere’ approach to asset selection. Coombs joined Rathbones from Baring Asset Management, where he spent 20 years in a number of positions. Outside of work, he enjoys rugby, music, cricket and history.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014


  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015


over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 5.4% 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 2.3%
2013 8.0% 6.1% -1.5% 1.4% 2.0%
2012 8.0% 4.1% -1.3% 3.1% 2.1%
2011 -2.5% 0.0% 0.9% -5.0% 1.7%
2010 -3.1% 4.2% 4.3%

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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.