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Graham Ashby

Santander Asset Mgmt UK Ltd
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FE Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing worse than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has, period by period, consistently underformed the peer group. There is not sufficient data to say whether good stockpicking has had any real effect on results, which have tended to be relatively better in a falling market.
Manager profile
Graham Ashby joined Ignis in March 2012 as lead manager of the Ignis UK Equity Income Fund and the Ignis UK Enhanced Income Fund. He became Head of UK Equities in June 2012. Graham was previously Head of UK Equities at LV= Asset Management where he managed the LV= UK Equity Income Fund from August 2009. Prior to this Graham was Head of UK Retail Equities at Credit Suisse Asset Management, which he joined in October 2007, Head of Equity Income and UK Equities at Sarasin Chiswell and a senior UK equity fund manager at Deutsche Asset Management / DWS Investments. Graham holds a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Nottingham and is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.
Total return for Graham Ashby
Discrete calendar year performance : Graham Ashby

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
Graham Ashby 4.1 7.2 18.5 -3.0 11.9 18.3 -10.1 -18.1 12.1 -
Peer Group Composite 8.2 6.8 26.8 -0.2 13.8 19.1 -10.4 -16.5 12.2 -
Over / Under -4.1 0.4 -8.3 -2.8 -1.9 -0.8 0.3 -1.6 -0.1 -
Performance vs peer group composite: Graham Ashby
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
2 years
out of a possible 9
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
7 years
out of a possible 9
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Santander UK Growth Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Jul 09 2007 to present
Santander N&P UK Growth Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Jan 01 2015 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Aberdeen UK Equity Income since Mar 01 2001 to Sep 01 2005
Ignis UK Enhanced Income since Jul 27 2010 to fund close
Aberdeen UK Equity Income Plus since Feb 01 2003 to Sep 01 2005
Standard Life Investments Ignis UK Equity Income since Mar 14 2012 to Aug 22 2014
Threadneedle UK Equity Income (ex LV=) since Sep 01 2009 to Oct 31 2011
Premier Income since Oct 02 2007 to Jul 31 2009
Premier Monthly Income since Oct 02 2007 to Jul 31 2009
Premier UK Alpha Income since Oct 02 2007 to Jul 31 2009
Sarasin Global Higher Dividend since May 16 2006 to Jul 31 2007
Aberdeen World Equity Income since Apr 30 2008 to Jun 30 2009
Sarasin UK Equity Income since Jan 10 2007 to fund close
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