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Kenneth Nicholson

Kenneth Nicholson

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About Kenneth Nicholson

Ken Nicholson is the lead portfolio manager for the Mirabaud Equities European Small and Mid products. Ken previously spent 15 years at Standard Life Investments where his main responsibility was as Portfolio Manager for the European Smaller Companies Fund, developing this over seven years into a €500m product. Earlier at the same firm he was lead-manager for UK Small Cap portfolios for institutional clients. Before this he held a number of senior sales and marketing roles for fund management firms including Head of European Marketing at Franklin Templeton. Ken is a CFA Charterholder and holds an MA (Hons) in Economic & Politics and a Postgraduate Degree in Accountancy from the University of Aberdeen.

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Citywire Rating: Not Eligible

Kenneth Nicholson does not currently have the required track record to be eligible for a Citywire Rating. See methodology


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


  • 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
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014


over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 25.5% 4.7% 7.0% 7.5% 4.2%
2016 16.8% 0.4% 1.4% 15.1% -0.2%
2015 19.1% 10.1% -0.6% -0.7% 9.5%
2014 -3.8% 6.0% -6.5% -5.8% 3.0%
2013 45.7% 11.9% 6.4% 10.8% 10.4%

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European equity manager Kenneth Nicholson has brought the curtain down on a 13-year career with the firm.

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.