Our 40 most popular fund managers of 2018

Suspensions, stock blow ups, high profile exits and hires are among some of the factors that have drawn people to a wide range of fund managers tracked by Citywire in 2018.

Here, we highlight (in descending order) the 40 fund managers who were the most popular by number of clicks on the Wealth Manager website this year.  

39: John Armitage, Schroders

Key fund(s): 

Schroder GAIA Egerton Equity

36: Hideo Shiozumi, Legg Mason 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Legg Mason IF Japan Equity  

 

34: Crispin Odey, Odey Asset Management

Key fund(s): 

Odey Pan European

Odey Allegra International

Odey Swan

 

33: Charles Plowden, Baillie Gifford 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s):

Baillie Gifford International  

Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth

32: Alex Wright, Fidelity 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

Fidelity Special Situations

Fidelity UK Smaller Companies

31: Tim Guinness, Guinness Asset Management 

Key fund(s): 

Guinness Global Energy

Guinness Global Money Managers  

30: Harry Nimmo, Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life Inv UK Smaller Comp

 

 

29: Dan Nickols, Old Mutual Global Investors (now Merian Global Investors) 

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

Merian UK Smaller Companies

 

 

28: Karen McKellar, formerly Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life UK Equity High Income

27: Justin Onuekwusi, Legal & General Investment Management 

Key fund(s): 

Legal & General Mixed Investment range 

Legal & General Multi-Index range

Legal & General Multi-Index Income range 

26: Alister Hibbert, BlackRock 

Citywire rating: +

Key fund(s): 

BlackRock European Dynamic

25: Mark Slater, Slater Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Slater Recovery

Slater Growth

22: Alexander Darwall, Jupiter Asset Management 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

Jupiter European  

21: Paul Mumford, Cavendish 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

TM Cavendish Opportunities

TM Cavendish AIM

20: Mark Urquhart, Baillie Gifford

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Baillie Gifford Lng Term Glbl Gro Investment

18: Keith Ashworth-Lloyd, Castlefield

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

CFP SDL UK Buffetology General

17: Carlos Hardenberg, formerly Franklin Templeton 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Templeton Emerging Markets

Templeton Global Emerging Markets 

Templeton Bric 

16: Yana Barton, Eaton Vance 

Key fund(s): 

Eaton Vance Growth  

 

15: Kristian Heugh, Morgan Stanley 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Morgan Stanley Global Opportunity

Morgan Stanley Asia Opportunity

14: Bambos Hambi, Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life Inv Myfolio range  

13: Aymeric Forest, formerly Schroders now Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Schroder ISF Multi-Asset Gro

Schroder ISF Alternative Risk

Schroder ISF Global Multi-Asset Income

12: Tim Haywood, formerly GAM

Key fund(s): 

GAM Star Absolute Return Bond 

GAM Return Bond Defender 

GAM Star Dynamic Global Bond 

8: Giles Hargreave, Hargreave Hale (now Canaccord) 

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

Marlborough Special Situations

Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth

Marlborough Nano-Cap Growth

7: Richard Buxton, Old Mutual Global Investors (now Merian Global Investors)

Key fund(s): 

Merian UK Alpha

6: Georgina Hamilton, Polar Capital 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities

 

5: Evy Hambro, BlackRock 

Key fund(s): 

BlackRock Gold & General

4: Michael Lindsell, Lindsell Train 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Lindsell Train - Japanese Equity

Lindsell Train - Japanese Equity

 

3: Nick Train, Lindsell Train 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

LF Lindsell Train UK Equity

LF Lindsell Train Global Equity

2: Neil Woodford, Woodford Investment Management

Key fund(s): 

LF Woodford Equity Income

LF Woodford Income Focus

 

1: Terry Smith, Fundsmith

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

Fundsmith Equity

Fundsmith Sustainable Equity