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Craig Bonthron

Kames Capital
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FE Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. However, over a fairly lengthy track record, the manager has, period by period, over- and under-performed roughly equally. Stockpicking has made a contribution to results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
Craig Bonthron is an investment manager in the global equity team, responsible for co-managing the Kames global equity funds. He joined us in 2014 from SWIP, where he managed the global sustainable equity and global Islamic equity funds. Prior to this Craig managed the Kleinwort Benson Global Water fund. Craig has an MSc (Distinction) in Business Information Technology Systems from Strathclyde Graduate Business school and completed level one of the CFA programme.
Total return for Craig Bonthron
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
Discrete calendar year performance : Craig Bonthron

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
Craig Bonthron 11.8 - - 19.0 11.6 -10.0 - - - -
Peer Group Composite 17.1 - - 20.6 5.8 -13.4 - - - -
Over / Under -5.3 - - -1.6 5.8 3.4 - - - -
Performance vs peer group composite: Craig Bonthron
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
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 4
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 4
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 3
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Kames Global Equity Co-managed UT Global since Aug 01 2015 to present
Kames Global Sustainable Equity Co-managed FO Equity - Ethical since Apr 21 2016 to present
Kames Global Equity Market Neutral Co-managed FO Hedge/Stru Prod - Equity since Jun 21 2016 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Aberdeen Global Islamic Global Equity since Jun 01 2010 to Mar 31 2014
Scottish Widows HIFML Ethical since Jul 01 2011 to Oct 31 2012
Halifax Ethical since Jul 01 2011 to Dec 31 2011
Halifax Ethical since Jan 01 2014 to Mar 31 2014
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