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Ben Rogoff

Ben Rogoff

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About Ben Rogoff

Ben Rogoff was born in London in 1972. He graduated from St Catherine’s College, Oxford University with a BA in modern history. Ben started his career in 1995 at Dean Witter International where he was involved in US equity sales. In 1997 he joined Clerical Medical IM where he was an associate director in global technology. Ben joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 1998 where he was a senior fund manager on the technology desk. He joined Polar Capital in 2003 where he is currently a fund manager. Ben has been managing funds for over 12 years and outside of work he enjoys football and collecting early computer games.

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Citywire Rating: AAA rated

2011

  • MRated AAA in May 2011
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2011
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2011
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AA in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated AA in Jan 2012
  • FRated AA in Feb 2012
  • MRated AA in Mar 2012
  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014

2015

  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015

2016

  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

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

2018

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

2019

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

Performance

over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2019
Manager Return
1 Greg Tuorto 139.0%
2 Ben Rogoff 132.0%
2 Nick Evans 132.0%
2 Xuesong Zhao 132.0%
2 Fatima Iu 132.0%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 15.8%
2018 9.4% 3.3% 11.8% 9.3% -13.2%
2017 34.6% 15.1% 4.5% 5.6% 6.0%
2016 31.9% -3.0% 15.1% 18.1% 0.1%
2015 13.3% 9.0% -4.0% -4.8% 13.8%
2014 1.8% 5.1% 6.9%

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