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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 underperformed the peer group more often than not. Poor stockpicking has had a material downward effect on results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
Graham Ashby, Manager of the Santander UK Growth, N&P UK Growth Funds and Santander Premium UK Equity Fund, has 24 years’ experience of equity fund investments and held several fund manager roles over this time. Prior to joining Santander Asset Management UK, Graham was Head of UK Equities at Ignis Asset Management. He is a bottom-up stock picker who invests across the market capitalisation spectrum, principally in companies with a proven track record of creating value for shareholders. He adopts a disciplined approach to portfolio construction with the aim of taking an appropriate level of risk to achieve outperformance targets. Prior to his role at Ignis, Graham held senior equity positions at LV=Asset Management and Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Total return for Graham Ashby
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.
 
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Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
 
 
 
 
 
0-36m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12-48m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24-60m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
36-72m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
48-84m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 1.0 4.0 10.2 19.8 -3.6 12.0 14.5 -9.4 -23.2 12.2
Peer Group Composite 1.1 4.4 7.1 26.8 0.7 12.6 10.3 -9.7 -17.1 11.4
Over / Under -0.1 -0.4 3.1 -7.0 -4.3 -0.6 4.2 0.3 -6.1 0.8
Performance vs peer group composite: Graham Ashby
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. 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
4 years
out of a possible 10
 
Overall markets
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Underperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
 
Rising markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 8
 
Falling markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Santander N&P UK Growth Unit Trust Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Feb 04 2015 to present
Santander UK Growth Unit Trust Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Feb 04 2015 to present
Santander Max 70% Shares Unit Trust Co-managed UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares since Feb 04 2015 to present
Santander UK Equities Co-managed UT UK All Companies since Feb 04 2015 to present
Santander Dividend Income Portfolio Lead manager UT UK Equity Income since May 02 2016 to present
Santander Enhanced Income Portfolio Lead manager UT UK Equity Income since May 02 2016 to present
Santander Equity Income Unit Trust Lead manager UT UK Equity Income since May 02 2016 to present
Santander Max 30% Shares Income Portfolio Co-managed UT Unclassified since May 02 2016 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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