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Richard Watts

Richard Watts

About Richard Watts

Wales-born Richard Watts is a fund manager for Old Mutual Asset Management. He has held this position since moving from an analyst role with the same company in July 2006. Educated at Oxford University, Watts studied Mathematical Sciences before moving into the finance industry. He runs the Old Mutual UK Select Mid Cap Fund and rotates his portfolio in response to market cycles. He believes that this approach allows the fund to be successful in most market environments. A CFA Charterholder now based in London, Watts enjoys rugby outside of work.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

Are you Richard Watts?

Equities Investment Style

  • Balanced

Education

  • Oxford University
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • IIMR CFA

Interests

  • Rugby

Citywire Rating: A rated

2011

  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated 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
  • 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 AA in May 2013
  • JRated AA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA 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 AAA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014

Performance

over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -5.2% 4.9% -7.6% -2.2%
2013 37.4% 14.8% 2.9% 6.4% 9.3%
2012 30.6% 15.7% -4.3% 10.7% 6.5%
2011 -9.5% 0.4% 3.7% -18.7% 6.9%
2010 28.0% 9.5% -8.9% 14.4% 12.1%
2009 14.6% 15.2% -0.5%

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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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