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Richard Penny

Richard Penny

About Richard Penny

Leeds born Richard Penny holds a Masters degree in engineering from Brasenose College Oxford, and is an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research (AIIMR). Richard’s investment career began in 1992, working with Scottish Amicable for four years before moving on to M&G in 1996. He joined his current employer, Legal & General, in 2001. As well as managing the UK Alpha Fund Richard also runs a Legal and General hedge fund. Away from the office his leisure activities include golf and tennis.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • JRated A in Jun 2008
  • JRated A in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008


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


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


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


  • JRated AA in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012


  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


Equity - UK (All Companies)
over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 5.5% -5.5% 1.8%
2013 42.1% 16.8% -2.5% 13.5% 9.9%
2012 6.2% 8.6% -11.1% 10.1% -0.1%
2011 -14.4% 2.9% 1.2% -14.9% -3.5%
2010 35.7% 4.0% -5.9% 23.2% 12.6%

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L&G to merge away Penny and Black funds

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L&G's Penny buys into resources stocks post-sell off

Legal & General UK Alpha manager Richard Penny is eyeing opportunities in the resources sector following heavy falls in the recent sell-off.

Manchester drinks and Citywire North

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A-rated Penny piles into tech and mobile data

UK equity ace Richard Penny is backing mobile data and technology stocks to outperform, with about a quarter of his Legal & General UK Alpha Trust held in the sectors.

Artemis' Littlewood stands by Supergroup after torrid year

William Littlewood still says there is plenty of potential in Supergroup despite it taking a hit from problems at its warehouse.

Supergroup slumps 26% on profit fears

The clothing chain, backed a host of star managers, told investors a botched warehouse upgrade will wipe up to £9 million off its profits.

Shrewdie: Why medical minnow Akers could be a gem

Some market sectors are punchier than others but can reward those brave enough to take the plunge. It would probably be fair to put healthcare diagnostics firms into the higher risk category.

L&G's AAA-rated Penny's top growth stocks for 2011

L&G Investment's top performing manager sees a number of exciting opportunities for his asset class this year.

L&G UK star Penny goes overseas to top the sector

Stocks deriving much of their growth overseas have pushed Penny to the top of the UK All Companies sector


Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
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