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Rathbone Global Alpha Fund

Ranked 386 out of 622 in - Global over 36 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

David Coombs

David Coombs is the Head of Multi-Asset Investments at Rathbones Unit Trust Management, having joined the company in 2007. In this role, Coombs is responsible for a number of mixed asset funds, which he manages with a bottom-up and top-down investment style. Coombs adopts a forward-looking style to asset allocation, with a ‘go anywhere’ approach to asset selection. Coombs joined Rathbones from Baring Asset Management, where he spent 20 years in a number of positions. Outside of work, he enjoys rugby, music, cricket and history.


The fund’s objective is to seek above-average growth of your investment over the long term capital from a global portfolio. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests mainly in shares of companies from around the world. The fund may also invest in other securities permitted by UCITS regulations. The fund may use investment techniques and derivatives for efficient portfolio management (including hedging).

Showing fund performance in United Kingdom View performance globally


Global over : 30/04/2016 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 10.8%
2018 -8.6% -4.9% 9.2% 1.7% -13.5%
2017 15.1% 5.4% 2.9% 0.5% 5.5%
2016 14.1% -2.3% 0.7% 11.5% 3.9%
2015 7.0% 6.3% -0.5% -6.7% 8.4%
2014 5.5% 0.9% 0.0% 1.3% 3.2%
2013 5.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Brown Advisory US Equity Growth B USD Dist 7.67%
Edgewood L Select US Select Growth I USD Z C 7.66%
Legg Mason ClearBridge US Aggr Growth PR Dis A GBP 7.20%
iShares Core FTSE 100 UCITS ETF (Dist) 7.00%
JPM UK Equity Core E Net Inc 6.01%
Lazard UK Omega C Acc GBP 5.95%
CRM US Equity Opportunities A 5.50%
AHFM US Enhanced Equity I USD Acc 4.49%
Credit Suisse Structured Product 4.30%
LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc 3.61%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/08/2013
  • Share Class size119Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B8W5FR09

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment20Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.50%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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