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David Coombs

David Coombs

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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: AA rated

2013

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

2014

  • 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

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 A in Jun 2015
  • JRated A in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated AA in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated AA in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated AA in Mar 2016
  • ARated AA in Apr 2016
  • MRated AA in May 2016

Performance

over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 0.6%
2015 2.9% 3.9% -1.9% -2.5% 3.6%
2014 5.4% 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 2.4%
2013 8.0% 6.1% -1.5% 1.4% 2.0%
2012 8.0% 4.1% -1.3% 3.1% 2.1%
2011 -5.0% 1.7%

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