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Ian Williams

Ian Williams

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About Ian Williams

Ian Williams was born in 1952 and started his career in 1975 at Capel Cure Myers as a private client investment adviser. From 1979 to 1985 he worked as a stockbroker for various firms before joining Prudential Bache Gilts in 1985 as a director and head of sales. Ian joined Chase Investment Bank in 1987 where he was an associate director and moved to Credit Lyonnais in 1990 where he was a proprietary trader. In 1991 he joined Sanwa International and in 1993 he joined Kleinwort Benson. Ian joined Guiness Mahon in 1996 where he was the director head of the government bond desk before moving to GNI and in 2000 he became the head of the London office at Dolmen Butler Briscoe. Ian later joined Durlacher in 2001 where he was head of fixed income. He is currently the chairman and CEO of Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers. Ian is a member of the London Stock Exchange and is a Fellow of the Securities Institute.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • JRated A in Jul 2009
  • ARated A in Aug 2009
  • SRated A in Sep 2009
  • ORated A in Oct 2009
  • NRated A in Nov 2009
  • DRated A in Dec 2009


  • JRated A in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MRated A in Mar 2010
  • ARated A in Apr 2010
  • MRated A in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DNot rated in Dec 2010


  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011


  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
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  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
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  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2017


over : 31/12/2015 - 31/12/2016
Manager Return
4 Ben Whitmore 18.9%
5 Ian Williams 17.7%
6 Hugh Yarrow 16.6%
6 Ben Peters 16.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 17.7% 3.0% 2.6% 9.8% 1.4%
2015 -2.2% 4.5% -1.6% -7.7% 3.0%
2014 -5.8% -2.0% 0.7% -3.7% -0.8%
2013 4.3% 4.2% -6.4% 7.1% -0.3%
2012 11.3% 6.6% -3.6% 7.0% 1.2%

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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 the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.