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Rob Burnett

Rob Burnett

About Rob Burnett

Born in 1978, Rob Burnett attended Ampleforth College before going to Oxford, graduating in 2000 in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Burnett has since successfully taken the Securities Institute Regulatory exam, the Certificate in Securities and the CFA level 1 and 2 exams. His investment career began in the equities division of Goldman Sachs before moving to take up an investment analyst role with Neptune in 2002. Since joining Neptune his career has continued to flourish and, whilst having only managed funds since August 2004, Burnett has already been promoted to the position of Investment Director, Head of European Equities. This role includes direct responsibility for the European Opportunities fund as well as the smaller European Max Alpha and European Growth funds. Away from the office Burnett’s recreation covers sport and the arts with his reported interests taking in tennis, rugby, football and music.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • NRated AA in Nov 2007
  • DRated AA in Dec 2007


  • JRated AA in Jan 2008
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  • MRated AA in Mar 2008
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  • JRated A in Jan 2009
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  • MRated A in Mar 2009
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  • NRated AA in Nov 2009
  • DRated A in Dec 2009


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  • JRated A in Jul 2010
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  • SRated A in Sep 2010
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  • NRated A in Nov 2010
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  • ORated A in Oct 2011
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  • DRated A in Dec 2011


  • JRated A in Jan 2012
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Equity - Europe Excluding UK
over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 10.7% -2.2% -6.3%
2014 -4.4% 10.0% -4.7% -4.3% -4.8%
2013 21.6% 3.6% 1.4% 9.1% 6.1%
2012 10.9% 5.3% -8.8% 11.7% 3.4%
2011 -8.6% 5.0% 1.4% -15.0% 1.0%

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