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Gerard Cawley

Gerard Cawley

About Gerard Cawley

Born in Dublin and now based in London, Gerard Cawley is a fund manager at Polar Capital Partners. Cawley began his career at Polar Capital in 2005, after moving from Schroder Investment Management where he was an assistant fund manager. Cawley runs the firm’s Japanese equity funds with James Salter. The Polar Capital Japan Alpha fund focuses on mid to large cap companies and the team believes the value/GARP investment approach allows the fund to generate positive alpha consistently throughout the investment cycle. Outside of work, Cawley enjoys football, rugby and golf. He is a CFA charter holder and studied Business Studies at Dublin City University Business School.

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated 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


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015


Equity - Japan
over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015
Rank 35/63 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
33 Peter Nicholas 16.3%
34 Kentaro Nishida 16.0%
35 James Salter 15.7%
35 Gerard Cawley 15.7%
37 Dan Carter 15.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -1.1% -11.4% 6.4% 2.3% 2.5%
2013 43.9% 21.2% 8.3% 4.5% 4.9%
2012 3.0% 9.6% -6.6% -5.8% 6.7%
2011 -9.0% -5.1% 4.5% -3.4% -5.0%
2010 -7.7% -2.1% 16.8%

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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.