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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: 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

Performance

over : 30/09/2011 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.0% 0.7% 1.0% 1.3%
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 9.9% 4.3% -3.1% 4.2% 4.3%
2009 2.6% 2.6%

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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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