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Kenneth Nicholson

Kenneth Nicholson

About Kenneth Nicholson

Kenneth Nicholson was born in Aden in Yemen during the early sixties. He studied at Aberdeen University graduating with a degree in economics & politics. He also holds a postgraduate degree in accountancy as well as the CFA. He has been a fund manager for just under a decade but has been working in the financial services for over 20 years. He started as an equity analyst at Aegon Asset Management before taking various sales and marketing roles at Aegon, Franklin Templeton and finally Standard Life Investments, where he currently works having taken over as the investment director for smaller companies in 2001. He currently manages the European Smaller Companies Fund using bottom up stock picking as his investment style.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2012

  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • 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 AA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014

Performance

Equity - European Small & Medium Companies
over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -2.2% 6.3% -6.5% -1.6%
2013 46.2% 11.5% 6.7% 11.3% 10.4%
2012 21.5% 16.4% -8.2% 6.9% 6.4%
2011 -15.3% 0.8% 6.5% -22.7% 2.1%
2010 31.9% 7.9% -9.2% 16.5% 15.5%

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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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