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Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity R GBP

Ranked 71 out of 83 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Guy Rushton

Guy Rushton joined Polar Capital in 2014 and is manager of the Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity Fund. Prior to Polar Capital, he worked at Legal & General and Clear Capital. Guy read Medicine at the University of Cambridge, graduating with an honours degree in Medical Sciences. He is a CFA charterholder.


The Funds investment objective is to achieve a positive absolute return over rolling one year periods, notwithstanding changing market conditions. Capital is at risk and there is no guarantee that a positive return will be delivered over any one or a number of twelve month periods.

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Long/Short Equity over : 30/11/2017 - 30/11/2018
  • Rank 71/83 Total Return
  • Rank 81/83 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 76/83 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
69 InRIS UCITS PLC-R Parus I GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



70 Merian UK Opportunities A Acc GBP


71 Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity R GBP GBP


72 Jupiter JGF Europa L GBP B Acc HSC

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



73 THEAM Quant- Equity Europe Income Defensive IDGBPH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
74 Ardevora UK Equity A GBP


75 BANOR SICAV North America Long Short Equity S GBP GBP


76 Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity R GBP GBP


77 SWMC European B GBP GBP


78 Portland Hill SICAV European Long/Short B GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.3% 6.4% 5.1%
2017 47.0% 6.9% 15.0% 7.0% 11.8%
2016 7.1% -5.1% 7.3% 7.7% -2.5%
2015 19.9% -1.8% 8.6% 9.5% 2.7%
2014 8.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 48.92%
Burford Capital Ltd ORD 9.83%
Games Workshop Group PLC ORD 7.02%
Pearson PLC ORD 4.90%
Entertainment One Ltd ORD 4.81%
First Derivatives PLC ORD 3.87%
GB Group PLC ORD 3.65%
Craneware PLC ORD 3.40%
Frontier Developments PLC ORD 2.73%
Experian PLC ORD 2.20%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Jersey
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/09/2014
  • Share Class size494Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).