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Luke Hickmore

Luke Hickmore

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About Luke Hickmore

Luke Hickmore is an investment director at Aberdeen Asset Management, where he has worked since joining in 2007. Hickmore runs bond strategies for the firm using a macro, fundamental investment style. Before joining Aberdeen, Hickmore worked as a credit strategist at RIA Capital and as an investment manager at Rathbone Brothers, having first begun his career in the investment industry as a portfolio assistant at Lloyds Bank. Outside of work, Hickmore enjoys tennis and rugby, as well as playing the drums.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


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over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.8% 0.5% 0.2%
2016 7.7% 1.9% 2.9% 5.0% -2.2%
2015 1.3% 3.5% -2.1% 0.0% -0.1%
2014 5.1% 2.6% 2.5% -0.7% 0.6%
2013 5.3% 2.1% -1.5% 2.8% 1.9%

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