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Paul Spencer

Paul Spencer

About Paul Spencer

Halifax-born Paul Spencer studied Economics at Nottingham University before embarking on his investment management career with an eight year stint at BWD Rensburg from 1987 to 1995 during which time he became head of research. In July 1991, he was appointed fund manager of the firm’s UK Smaller Companies Trust. Paul left Rensburg in 1995 to join Granville Davies where he was director and a small and mid caps analyst, before moving to TD Waterhouse in 1999 taking on the post of head of research. In March 2006 Paul returned to Rensburg’s fund management team where he is now lead manager of the UK Mid Cap Growth Trust as well as being joint manager of the UK Managers Focus Trust. Paul holds the Securities Institute MSI Dip qualification and describes his investment approach for the funds under his management as “Style agnostic but with a high conviction idea portfolio” Away from the office Paul’s leisure interests include golf and bridge.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2008

  • ARated AA in Aug 2008
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2008
  • ORated AAA 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 AA in Apr 2009
  • MRated AA in May 2009
  • JRated AA in Jun 2009
  • JRated AA in Jul 2009
  • ARated A 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 A in Jan 2010
  • FRated A in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

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 -4.0% 2.6% -7.0% 0.6%
2013 36.8% 14.6% 0.3% 7.5% 10.7%
2012 27.2% 17.5% -6.5% 10.2% 5.0%
2011 -6.0% 0.6% 5.5% -17.6% 7.5%
2010 32.7% 8.7% -5.5% 16.5% 10.9%
2009 2.7% 2.7%

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