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Nicolas Walewski

Nicolas Walewski

About Nicolas Walewski

Nicolas Walewski was born in 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He attended Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and Ecole National De La Statistique Et De L’Administration Economique where he gained a Masters in Engineering. He joined Credit Lyonnais in 1993, and was a currency options portfolio manager. He moved to Frankfurt and became an index options portfolio manager and a buy-side analyst specialising in media and information and was responsible for the European equity portfolios. In 1998, he joined Banque Syz and became fund manager of the Oyster European Opportunities fund. He founded Alken Asset Management in 2006 and manages the Alken European Opportunities fund. Nicolas lists tennis, music and walking among his interests outside of fund management.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2013

  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014

Performance

over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014
Rank 10/83 Equity - Europe
Manager Return
8 Nicholas Horne 13.2%
9 Michael Barakos 12.7%
10 Nicolas Walewski 12.6%
11 Chris Wright 11.7%
12 John Baker 11.3%
12 Jonathan Ingram 11.3%
12 Anis Lahlou-Abid 11.3%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.8% 7.2% -2.2% -2.0%
2013 20.7% 1.1% 6.1% 5.3% 6.9%

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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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