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Sam Vecht

Sam Vecht

This manager holds a Long Only Rating: View performance
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About Sam Vecht

Born in the English capital in 1977, Sam Vecht studied International Relations and History at the London School of Economics. He joined BlackRock in 2000, where he is a managing director of long only and long-short funds. Sam concentrates primarily on emerging Europe and other frontier markets, adopting a contrarian investment style with a top-down overview. He does not use cash as a tactical strategy, and derivatives are employed opportunistically. Sam holds the CFA designation and cites football, chess and music as his primary interests.

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over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -7.9% 3.5% -1.2% -8.3% -1.8%
2016 3.3% 0.1% -3.5% 2.8% 4.0%
2015 0.0% -1.9% -1.1% -6.3% 10.0%
2014 0.2% -0.2% 1.7% -6.4% 5.5%
2013 0.7%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.