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Will James

Will James

About Will James

Will James was born in 1973 in Broxburn, UK. He studied French and Business at the Edinburgh University and is a CFA-Charter holder. Before he started his financial career he was an officer at the British Army for five years. In 2002 he joined Adam Investment Management Ltd where he was a fund manager. In 2007 he moved to Standard Life Investments and currently is an investment director. He uses a growth style in his investment strategy. Outside of work he enjoys music, running and cycling.

Invests in own strategies

Are you Will James?

Equities Investment Style

  • Growth
  • Income

Education

  • Edinburgh University
  • French and Business Studies
  • Charted Financial Analyst Securities Institute Diploma

Interests

  • Music
  • Running, Cycling

Citywire Rating: A rated

2007

  • MRated AA in Mar 2007
  • ARated AA in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DNot rated in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008

2009

  • JNot rated in Jan 2009
  • FNot rated in Feb 2009
  • MNot rated in Mar 2009
  • ANot rated in Apr 2009
  • MNot rated in May 2009
  • JNot rated in Jun 2009
  • JNot rated in Jul 2009
  • ANot rated in Aug 2009
  • SNot rated in Sep 2009
  • ONot rated in Oct 2009
  • NNot rated in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DNot rated in Dec 2010

2011

  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MNot rated in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 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
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A 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 A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014

Performance

Equity - Europe Excluding UK
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 -1.5% 0.4% 0.4% -2.3%
2013 23.3% 11.1% 1.2% 4.2% 5.2%
2012 22.1% 8.7% -4.6% 11.1% 5.9%
2011 -10.2% 1.8% 2.0% -15.6% 2.5%
2010 11.8% 2.4% -13.5% 17.2% 7.7%
2009 17.3% 15.1% 2.0%

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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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