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Our 40 most popular fund managers of 2018

We reveal the fund manager fact sheets that saw the most interest on our website this year.

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.  

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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.  

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40: Michael Scott, Schroders

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Schroder High Yield Opportunities

Schroder Strategic Bond

 

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39: John Armitage, Schroders

Key fund(s): 

Schroder GAIA Egerton Equity

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38: Charles Montanaro, Montanaro Fund Managers

Key fund(s): 

Montanaro UK Income Sterling

Montanaro European Smaller Companies

Montanaro Better World

 

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37:  Andrew Dalrymple, Aubrey Capital

Key fund(s): 

S&W Aubrey Global Conviction

ACMAF Aubrey Global Emerging Mkts Opp

 

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36: Hideo Shiozumi, Legg Mason 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Legg Mason IF Japan Equity  

 

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35: George GodberPolar Capital

Key fund(s): 

Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities

 

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34: Crispin Odey, Odey Asset Management

Key fund(s): 

Odey Pan European

Odey Allegra International

Odey Swan

 

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33: Charles Plowden, Baillie Gifford 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s):

Baillie Gifford International  

Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth

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32: Alex Wright, Fidelity 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

Fidelity Special Situations

Fidelity UK Smaller Companies

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31: Tim Guinness, Guinness Asset Management 

Key fund(s): 

Guinness Global Energy

Guinness Global Money Managers  

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30: Harry Nimmo, Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life Inv UK Smaller Comp

 

 

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

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

Merian UK Smaller Companies

 

 

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28: Karen McKellar, formerly Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life UK Equity High Income

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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 

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26: Alister Hibbert, BlackRock 

Citywire rating: +

Key fund(s): 

BlackRock European Dynamic

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25: Mark Slater, Slater Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Slater Recovery

Slater Growth

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24: Michael Hasenstab, Franklin Templeton 

Citywire rating: +

Key fund(s): 

Templeton Global Balanced

Templeton Global Bond

Templeton Emerging Markets Bond

Templeton Global Income

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23: Ben Whitmore (pictured back), Jupiter Asset Management

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

Jupiter UK Special Situations

Jupiter Income Trust

Jupiter Global Equity Income

Jupiter Global Value Equity

 

 

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22: Alexander Darwall, Jupiter Asset Management 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

Jupiter European  

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21: Paul Mumford, Cavendish 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

TM Cavendish Opportunities

TM Cavendish AIM

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20: Mark Urquhart, Baillie Gifford

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Baillie Gifford Lng Term Glbl Gro Investment

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19: Mark Barnett, Invesco 

Key fund(s): 

Invesco UK Strategic Income  

Invesco High Income

Invesco Income  

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18: Keith Ashworth-Lloyd, Castlefield

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

CFP SDL UK Buffetology General

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17: Carlos Hardenberg, formerly Franklin Templeton 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Templeton Emerging Markets

Templeton Global Emerging Markets 

Templeton Bric 

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16: Yana Barton, Eaton Vance 

Key fund(s): 

Eaton Vance Growth  

 

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15: Kristian Heugh, Morgan Stanley 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Morgan Stanley Global Opportunity

Morgan Stanley Asia Opportunity

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14: Bambos Hambi, Aberdeen Standard Investments 

Key fund(s): 

Standard Life Inv Myfolio range  

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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

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12: Tim Haywood, formerly GAM

Key fund(s): 

GAM Star Absolute Return Bond 

GAM Return Bond Defender 

GAM Star Dynamic Global Bond 

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11: Robin Geffen, Neptune 

Key fund(s): 

Neptune Balanced 

Neptune Global Equity

Neptune Global Alpha

Neptune Income 

Neptune Russia & Greater Russia

 

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10: Martin Lau, First State 

Citywire rating: A

Key fund(s): 

First State Greater China Growth

First State Asia Pacific Select

First State Asia Focus

 

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9: Gervais Williams, Miton 

Key fund(s): 

LF Miton UK Multi Cap Income

LF Miton UK Smaller Companies

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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

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

Key fund(s): 

Merian UK Alpha

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6: Georgina Hamilton, Polar Capital 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities

 

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5: Evy Hambro, BlackRock 

Key fund(s): 

BlackRock Gold & General

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4: Michael Lindsell, Lindsell Train 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

Lindsell Train - Japanese Equity

Lindsell Train - Japanese Equity

 

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3: Nick Train, Lindsell Train 

Citywire rating: AA

Key fund(s): 

LF Lindsell Train UK Equity

LF Lindsell Train Global Equity

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2: Neil Woodford, Woodford Investment Management

Key fund(s): 

LF Woodford Equity Income

LF Woodford Income Focus

 

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1: Terry Smith, Fundsmith

Citywire rating: AAA

Key fund(s): 

Fundsmith Equity

Fundsmith Sustainable Equity

 

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10/15 in Mixed Assets - Emerging Markets (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 31.39%
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17/75 in Bonds - Global (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 16.82%
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17/52 in Equity - UK Smaller Companies (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 40.64%
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38/91 in Equity - UK Equity Income (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 19.82%
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88/91 in Equity - UK Equity Income (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 1.63%
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11/102 in Equity - Japan (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 52.29%
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4/102 in Equity - Japan (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 61.99%
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40/96 in Equity - Europe Excluding UK (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 30.12%
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