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Ian Sims

Ian Sims

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About Ian Sims

Ian Sims is chairman and chief investment officer of Colchester Global Investors. Ian founded the firm in 1999 and is responsible for its strategic direction. Ian oversees the management of the firm’s assets globally as chief investment officer and has final say on any investment matter. Prior to Colchester, Ian was founder and chief investment officer for Global Fixed Income at Delaware International Advisors, Ltd., subsequently renamed Mondrian, where he worked for nearly ten years. His previous work experience includes fixed income portfolio management at Royal Bank of Canada and Hill Samuel Investment Advisers. Ian holds a BSc in Economics from Leicester University and an MSc in Statistics from Newcastle University.

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Citywire Rating: + rated


  • NRated A in Nov 2018
  • DRated A in Dec 2018


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


over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019
Rank 86/133 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
86 Ian Sims 2.2%
87 Mark Nash 2.2%
87 Nick Wall 2.2%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 1.7%
2018 0.5% 0.2% -0.6% -0.6% 1.5%
2017 0.9% 1.2% 0.1% 0.3% -0.7%
2016 5.9% 5.7% 2.5% 0.5% -2.8%
2015 -1.8% 1.6% -2.7% -0.8% 0.1%
2014 1.5% 1.9%
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.