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Sebastian Lyon

Sebastian Lyon

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About Sebastian Lyon

Born in London and educated at Charterhouse, Sebastian Lyon graduated from the University of Southampton in 1989 gaining an honours degree in Politics and International Relations. Sebastian started out in fund management in the same year, taking up a graduate trainee role at Singer & Friedlander, before promotion to the post of assistant pension fund manager during his three year spell with the company. During this period, Sebastian continued his studies picking up both a City Financial Diploma and becoming a TSA Registered Rep. The remainder of the 1990s saw Sebastian holding posts with MGAM & Stanhope Investment Management during which time he also became an Associate of the IIMR. Sebastian left Stanhope in 2000 to set up Troy Asset Management where he is currently CEO and Investment Director as well as being lead manager for the Trojan fund. He describes the investment approach for this fund as cautious, targeting absolute returns with a bias towards value investments. Sebastian’s recreational activities centre on outdoor sport with golf and tennis featuring in his interests outside of work.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014


Mixed Assets - Absolute Return GBP
over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 5.0%
2015 3.1% 1.6% -2.2% -0.3% 4.0%
2014 8.6% 2.5% 2.1% 0.3% 3.6%
2013 -3.3% 5.8% -6.7% -0.7% -1.3%
2012 1.9% 0.8% 0.7% 3.4% -2.8%
2011 2.1% 3.0%

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