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Julian Fosh

FE Alpha Manager
Liontrust Fund Partners LLP, Liontrust Asset Mgt Plc
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FE Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has, period by period, consistently managed to outperform the peer group. Good stockpicking has had a material positive impact on results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
Julian Fosh joined Liontrust in 2008 from Saracen Fund Managers Ltd to co-manage the Liontrust UK Growth, Special Situations and UK Smaller Companies Funds with Anthony Cross. Julian has worked with Anthony to develop the Liontrust Economic Advantage process. Awards for the funds that Julian co-manages with Anthony Cross include Liontrust being named the Best Smaller Companies Group at the Professional Adviser Awards in 2009 and the Liontrust Special Situations Fund being named as the Best UK Growth fund at the Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards in 2011 and 2012. From 2004 to 2008, Julian was the co-manager of Saracen Growth Fund, a top quartile performing UK equities portfolio. Before this, Julian headed up the investment department at Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Limited where he managed a range of funds including UK equity OEICs, life and pension funds. In his eight years at Scottish Friendly, six of Julian’s nine funds were in the top quartile of their respective sectors. In a career going back to 1984, Julian has also worked at Britannia Investment Managers and Scottish Amicable. Julian graduated in 1994 from Merton College Oxford with an MA in Jurisprudence.
Total return for Julian Fosh
 
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
 
Quartile 1
Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
 
 
 
 
 
0-36m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12-48m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24-60m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
36-72m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
48-84m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discrete calendar year performance : Julian Fosh

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
Julian Fosh 7.4 16.7 24.5 8.1 26.2 10.1 -20.3 11.9 22.6 32.5
Peer Group Composite 5.9 22.7 16.7 -3.1 12.9 9.9 -28.5 10.6 14.4 23.5
Over / Under 1.5 -6.0 7.8 11.2 13.3 0.2 8.2 1.3 8.2 9.0
Performance vs peer group composite: Julian Fosh
How a manager matches up against his peers gives you some idea of how talented he is. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
 
Overall markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
9 years
out of a possible 10
 
Overall markets
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Underperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 10
 
Rising markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
7 years
out of a possible 8
 
Falling markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Liontrust Special Situations Co-managed UT UK All Companies since Jun 02 2008 to present
Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Co-managed UT UK Smaller Companies since Jun 02 2008 to present
Liontrust UK Growth Co-managed UT UK All Companies since Mar 25 2009 to present
Liontrust GF Special Situations Co-managed FO Equity - UK since Nov 08 2012 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Saracen Growth since Jun 01 2004 to Jan 31 2008