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Douglas Lawson

Douglas Lawson

About Douglas Lawson

Douglas Lawson was born in Perth, Scotland in 1976. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen having majored in Geography. Douglas co-founded Amati Global Investors following the management buyout of Noble Fund Managers from Noble Group in January 2010. Prior to this he worked in corporate finance and private equity, initially as an associate focusing on middle market UK private equity and listed company M&A at British Linen Advisers, and latterly as an investment manager in the private equity team at Noble. Douglas has co-managed the TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund since 2009. He has also been co-manager of Amati VCT since 2009 and Amati VCT 2 since the investment management contract moved to Amati Global Investors in 2010. Douglas started his career at Ernst & Young in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. Outside of fund management, he enjoys shooting, skiing and motor racing.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • ARated AA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AAA in May 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012


  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated A 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
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


Equity - UK Smaller Companies
over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 7.5% -5.1% 0.1%
2013 30.2% 8.3% 0.4% 9.6% 9.4%
2012 12.1% 14.7% -6.5% 3.6% 0.8%
2011 -4.4% 6.6% 1.1% -11.5% 0.1%
2010 48.7% 7.0% 1.2% 17.2% 17.2%

Related News

Amati drops VCT performance fees

Amati Global Investors has waived its right to performance fees on the two venture capital trusts (VCTs) it manages.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
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