Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.
Please see terms and conditions for restrictions on use of Citywire's Fund Manager database.

This Fund Manager Rating is based on the Citywire Long Only ratings methodology

Citywire Ratings are rewarded for risk adjusted outperformance of benchmarks we select independently More information on how Ratings are calculated

Nicholas Williams

Nicholas Williams

About Nicholas Williams

Nicholas Williams attended Corpus Christi College, Oxford where he received a BA in English Language. He joined Baring Asset Management in 2004 as divisional director. Prior to this he worked for eleven years at Singer & Friedlander where he was head of the European desk and was a member of the Investment Policy Committee. During his tenure at Singer & Friedlander, Nicholas was responsible for running over £400million of institutional and retail European funds across the capitalization range and had a consistent track record of out-performance. Nicholas is responsible for the management of the Baring Europe Select Fund.

Are you Nicholas Williams?

Citywire Rating: + rated

2007

  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DRated A in Dec 2007

2008

  • JRated A in Jan 2008
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2008
  • MRated AA in Mar 2008
  • ARated AA in Apr 2008
  • MRated AA in May 2008
  • JRated AA in Jun 2008
  • JRated AA in Jul 2008
  • ARated AA in Aug 2008
  • SRated AA in Sep 2008
  • ORated AA in Oct 2008
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2008
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2008

2009

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2009
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2009
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2009
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2009
  • MRated AA in May 2009
  • JRated AA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AA in Jul 2009
  • ARated AA in Aug 2009
  • SRated A in Sep 2009
  • ORated A in Oct 2009
  • NRated A in Nov 2009
  • DRated A in Dec 2009

2010

  • JRated AA in Jan 2010
  • FRated AA in Feb 2010
  • MRated AA in Mar 2010
  • ARated AA in Apr 2010
  • MRated AA in May 2010
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2010
  • JRated AA in Jul 2010
  • ARated AA in Aug 2010
  • SRated AA in Sep 2010
  • ORated AA in Oct 2010
  • NRated AA in Nov 2010
  • DRated AA in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated AA in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MNot rated in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated AA in May 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AAA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA 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 A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014

Performance

Equity - European Small & Medium Companies
over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -4.5% 4.5% -4.9% -4.9% 1.0%
2013 32.5% 12.6% 2.5% 6.1% 8.3%
2012 27.4% 15.1% -6.4% 9.1% 8.4%
2011 -19.3% 1.8% -0.1% -21.7% 1.3%
2010 25.4% 8.6% -13.3% 15.7% 15.1%
2009 4.7% 4.7%

Related News

Barings' European team sounds profit warning alert

Colin Riddles, a European equities manager at Barings, warns that 2014 won't be as easy as 2013

Barings launches Euro small-cap fund for Select stars

Baring is to launch a European small-cap fund for Citywire A-rated Nick Williams and co-manager Colin Riddles

Wealth Manager: 'Flexibility will define winners’ says Sarasin PC boss

Sarasin & Partners’ head of private client investments Sam Jeffries clearly does not like to stand still.

Europe: is it time to go passive?

While flows into European equity funds slowed to a trickle during the past week, passive exchange traded fund (ETFs) inflows became Europe’s ‘bright spot’, according to a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Barings' Williams: Why QE2 puts property and retail back on the radar

Citywire AA-rated Nick Williams, manager of the Baring Europe Select fund, explains why growth stocks look cheap and how to play QE2.

How to use structured products to isolate alpha

Multi-asset managers are using structured products to isolate alpha generation and eradicate beta in a bid to deliver absolute returns with minimal volatility.

Threadneedle names Harrison as equity head after triple UK hire

Threadneedle Investments has promoted Citywire A-rated Leigh Harrison to a global role after recruiting a trio of fund managers from Schroders, Aviva Investors and Baring Asset Management.

Europe's Top 100 Fund Managers 2009: winners through boom and bust

It has been a turbulent and testing three years for fund managers, to put it mildly, which makes the make-up of this year’s list of Europe’s Top 100 managers all the more interesting.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.