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Luke Hickmore

Luke Hickmore

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.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

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

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • 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
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014

Performance

over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.6% 1.0% 1.0% -0.4%
2013 5.1% 1.6% -0.1% 1.8% 1.7%
2012 10.0% 4.6% -0.3% 3.4% 2.0%
2011 -5.0% 2.4% -0.8% -6.4% -0.2%
2010 0.7% -0.5% 1.5% -0.3%

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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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