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Francis Brooke

Francis Brooke

About Francis Brooke

Born in Dublin in 1963, Francis Brooke was educated at Eton before studying politics at Edinburgh University, and holds the ASIP qualification. His investment career began in 1986 with Kleinwort Benson Securities before moving to Foreign & Colonial Management where he was appointed director in 1995. A period as a director at Mercury Asset Management, during which the company was taken over by Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, ended in 2004 when Francis moved to his current firm, Troy Asset Management, as investment director. At Troy, Francis manages the Trojan Income fund whilst also being responsible for a segregated charity portfolio. Away from the office Francis has a number of sporting interests including golf, shooting, tennis and backgammon.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2007

  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DNot rated in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SRated A in Sep 2008
  • ORated AA in Oct 2008
  • NRated AA in Nov 2008
  • DRated AA 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 AAA in May 2009
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2009
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2009
  • SRated AA in Sep 2009
  • ORated AA in Oct 2009
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2009
  • DRated AA in Dec 2009

2010

  • JRated AA in Jan 2010
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2010
  • MRated AA in Mar 2010
  • ARated AA in Apr 2010
  • MRated AA in May 2010
  • JRated AA in Jun 2010
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2010
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2010
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2010
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2010
  • NRated AA in Nov 2010
  • DRated AA in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated A in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AA 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
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

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

Performance

Equity - UK Equity Income
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 2.8% 2.9% -0.4%
2013 20.0% 11.6% 0.4% 1.8% 5.2%
2012 10.4% 4.5% 1.6% 4.6% -0.6%
2011 6.8% 1.3% 2.8% -2.9% 5.7%
2010 15.0% 4.3% -6.7% 9.3% 8.1%

Related News

Trojan Income

Sanlam cuts Barnett & Artemis pair in major income overhaul

Income funds from Artemis and Invesco are among six ejected from Sanlam's White List, with Standard Life and Rathbones beneficiaries, while Newton and M&G find themselves blacklisted.

Troy's Brooke: investors still too complacent on risk

Francis Brooke, manager of the £1.3 billion Trojan Income fund, is concerned that investors are becoming too bullish and forgetting about the underlying risks that remain for markets.

Troy launches mirror offshore income fund for Brooke

Troy Asset Management has launched an offshore fund as a feeder fund into Brooke’s soft-closed Trojan Income fund

Troy to soft close Brooke's £1bn Trojan Income fund

Increased demand for Citywire AA-rated Francis Brooke's fund has seen the group take steps to limit capacity.

Brooke strikes deal to cut Troy Income & Growth fees

Francis Brooke's Troy Income & Growth Trust has negotiated a reduction in management fee with its board, a deal that will see the vehicle's fee drop as its net assets rise.

Investors back A-rated Brooke as Troy trust merger takes shape

Almost two thirds of shareholders in Albany, one of two vehicles to be absorbed into Francis Brooke's Troy Income & Growth Trust, have elected to rollover and back the manager's A-rated strategy.

Brooke's Troy set to take over two rivals

Francis Brooke's Troy Income & Growth Trust is set to take over two of its closed-end rivals, the Albany and Grampian investment trusts.

Share issue may see TER fall on Troy Income & Growth

Shareholders in Francis Brooke's Troy Income & Growth could see the trust's total expense ratio shrink after its board announced plans to issue up to 100 million new shares.

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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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