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Spencer Adair

Spencer Adair

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About Spencer Adair

Spencer Adair is currently an investment manager at Baillie Gifford, having joined the company in 2000. He looks after a variety of global equity mandates with a growth-oriented strategy. Spencer studied Medicine at the University of St Andrews and is a CFA Charterholder. Outside of fund management, he enjoys rugby, soccer and music.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012


  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated AA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated AA in Dec 2014


  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated A in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015


  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2016
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2016
  • MRated A in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated A in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated A in May 2017
  • JRated A in Jun 2017
  • JRated A in Jul 2017
  • ARated A in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated AA in Nov 2017
  • DRated AA in Dec 2017


  • JRated A in Jan 2018
  • FRated AA in Feb 2018
  • MRated AA in Mar 2018
  • ARated AA in Apr 2018
  • MRated AA in May 2018
  • JRated AA in Jun 2018
  • JRated AA in Jul 2018
  • ARated AA in Aug 2018
  • SRated AA in Sep 2018
  • ORated AA in Oct 2018
  • NRated A in Nov 2018
  • DRated A in Dec 2018


  • JRated A in Jan 2019
  • FRated AA in Feb 2019
  • MRated AA in Mar 2019
  • ARated AA in Apr 2019
  • MRated AA in May 2019


over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 12.4%
2018 -4.4% -2.5% 8.9% 3.5% -13.1%
2017 22.4% 7.7% 3.8% 3.6% 5.7%
2016 26.6% 0.5% 6.0% 13.2% 5.0%
2015 7.6% 9.1% -6.1% -6.5% 12.4%
2014 2.5% 6.9%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.