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Paul Casson

Paul Casson

About Paul Casson

Paul Casson is currently a fund manager at Artemis having joined from Henderson in 2013. Born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland in 1973, Casson gained a BSc and an MSc Distinction in Accounting from Queens University, Belfast and went on to complete an MSc in Investment Analysis at Stirling University, Scotland. His career kicked off in 1995 with leading auditors KPMG where he worked as a trainee accountant. In 1997 Casson made the move into fund management with Martin Currie and spent four years managing money for the Scottish group before making the switch to its rivals SVM Asset Management. He then went on to join Henderson in October 2005 prior to joining Artemis in April 2013. Casson is a stockpicker who conducts detailed company analysis and research when selecting his investments.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

Performance

over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014
Manager Return
64 Geoff Bamber -1.7%
65 John Armitage -2.3%
66 Paul Casson -2.3%
67 Steve Cordell -3.4%
68 Matthew Smith -4.2%
68 Tom Morris -4.2%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -4.7% 0.9% -1.9% -1.0% -2.8%
2013 17.5% 6.5% 1.9% 2.9% 5.2%
2012 5.5% 3.4% -2.8% 2.6% 2.3%
2011 -3.8% 1.4% 4.4% -9.2% 0.2%
2010 3.0% 3.8% -14.3% 9.4% 5.8%
2009 3.3% 3.3%

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Artemis launches European fund for Steer & Casson

Artemis is to launch a Pan European Absolute Return fund for Citywire AAA-rated Tim Steer.

Artemis’ Steer gets Casson as co-manager

Artemis Investment Management has appointed Paul Casson to help Tim Steer run his UK equity growth strategies.

A-rated Casson exits Henderson in European equity shake up

A-rated manager Bill Stormont and Alternative Ucits A-rated manager Paul Casson (pictured) have left Henderson Global Investors, the company has revealed.

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Henderson to merge Casson's European Opps into Pease fund

Henderson Global Investors is proposing to merge away European, UK and multi-manager funds in its latest round of fund rationalisations.

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Citywire looks at some of the key overlaps that Henderson's management will have to address if it acquires Gartmore.

SIG hands £8m best ideas mandate to Aviva's Julius Lipner

Lipner, who runs Aviva Investors' only UK-focused absolute return fund, joins the likes of BlackRock's Mark Lyttleton on SIG's Ucits III long/short multi-manager offering

Top ten European equity managers since the fall of Lehman

In the second of our series looking at the top performing fund managers in the turbulent two years since the fall of Lehman Brothers, we focus on the European equity sector.

Skandia swaps Cazenove with Henderson on UK Strategic Best Ideas

Paul Casson will take on the £56.6 million mandate following the departure of Neil Pegrum earlier this year.  

Henderson's Casson warns on shorting risks

Top performing long-short manager Paul Casson of Henderson has warned that some long only managers will struggle to cope with the shorting powers given to them by Ucits III

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