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Chris Palmer

Henderson Management SA
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FE Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing about the same as the peer group composite. However, over a long track record, the manager has underperformed the peer group more often than not. Stockpicking has not really benefited results, which have tended to be relatively better in a rising market.
Manager profile
Chris joined Henderson in 2011 as Director of Global Emerging Markets. Prior to that, Chris was Head of Global Emerging Markets at Gartmore, responsible for the strategy and management of Gartmore's extensive range of emerging market funds. Before joining Gartmore in 1995, his background included on the ground investment experience in Asia and Latin America as an investment advisor to a private family investment group. Prior to this he worked in investment banking in New York where he specialised in capital markets counterparty risk management. Chris graduated from the Colgate University, New York in 1986 with an Honours degree in History. In 1988 he completed an MBA in Finance at New York University, and was awarded the CFA designation in 1993 by the Association of Investment Management and Research.
Total return for Chris Palmer
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
Discrete calendar year performance : Chris Palmer

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
Chris Palmer 3.5 -19.3 4.0 -3.2 8.2 80.3 -43.8 43.1 1.9 96.5
Peer Group Composite 3.4 -18.3 2.8 -0.3 8.3 85.5 -40.3 34.2 2.4 92.8
Over / Under 0.1 -1.0 1.2 -2.9 -0.1 -5.2 -3.5 8.9 -0.5 3.7
Performance vs peer group composite: Chris Palmer
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
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 7
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
0 years
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Henderson Gartmore Latin American Lead manager FO Equity - Latin America since Oct 29 2004 to present
Henderson Gartmore Emerging Markets Lead manager FO Equity - Emerging Markets since Jun 12 2006 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Henderson Emerging Markets Opportunities since Jun 01 1995 to Mar 31 2004
Henderson Emerging Markets Opportunities since Jun 12 2006 to Nov 03 2014
Gartmore Asia Pacific Trust PLC since Jun 01 2006 to fund close