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Nick Train

Nick Train

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About Nick Train

Nick Train co-founded Lindsell Train in 2000 alongside Michael Lindsell, and is managing director and an equity fund manager. Prior to this he worked at M&G Investments where he was the head of global equities and he also worked for GT where he managed the GT Income fund for 13 years.

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Citywire Rating: AAA rated


  • JRated AAA in Jul 2011
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2011


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2012
  • FRated AA in Feb 2012
  • MRated AA in Mar 2012
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AAA in May 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AAA 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


  • 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 AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2013


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


  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2015
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2015
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2015
  • MRated AA in May 2015
  • JRated AA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2015
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2015


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2016


over : 31/12/2012 - 31/12/2015
Manager Return
6 Chris Wright 63.3%
7 Jamie Seaton 63.1%
8 Nick Train 63.0%
9 Margaret Lawson 60.2%
10 Henry Dixon 56.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 11.7% 10.2% -2.8% -2.9% 7.5%
2014 7.5% 0.9% -0.2% -0.9% 7.8%
2013 35.7% 17.5% 0.2% 5.5% 9.2%
2012 21.8% 7.7% 0.4% 7.2% 5.1%
2011 1.4% 0.8% 4.9% -8.9% 5.3%

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