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Andrew Paisley

Aberdeen Standard Fund Manager, Standard Life Investments GS, Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
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Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has, period by period, consistently managed to outperform the peer group. stock picking has made a contribution to results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
Andrew joined SWIP in 2011 and is responsible for managing the mid cap sector (all companies, inc AIM > £300 million - < £1 billion). Before joining SWIP, Andrew worked at Kempen where he was responsible for managing Euro 400m of pan-European small cap assets. Prior to this Andrew spent seven years at Edinburgh Fund Managers (subsequently Aberdeen Asset Management) where he was responsible for managing £500m of UK smaller companies assets including the Dunedin Smaller Companies Investment Trust. After graduating with an honours degree in law from Edinburgh University in 1994, Andrew spent 3 years with a leading accountancy firm gaining his Chartered Accountancy qualification.
Total return for Andrew Paisley
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
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Discrete calendar year performance : Andrew Paisley

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
Andrew Paisley 16.3 -2.4 6.5 19.6 28.1 18.7 6.4 32.7 28.4 -
Peer Group Composite 10.4 -4.9 4.0 24.7 24.7 12.9 10.2 30.4 18.4 -
Over / Under 5.9 2.5 2.5 -5.1 3.4 5.8 -3.8 2.3 10.0 -
Performance vs peer group composite: Andrew Paisley
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
Overall markets
Outperformed peer group composite
7 years
out of a possible 9
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 9
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 8
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
ASI Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Lead manager UT European Smaller Companies since Aug 25 2014 to present
Standard Life Investments European Smaller Companies Lead manager FO Equity - Small Cap Europe since Sep 01 2014 to present
ASI European Smaller Companies Lead manager UT European Smaller Companies since Jul 23 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Aberdeen UK Smaller Companies since Oct 01 2011 to Mar 31 2014
Halifax Smaller Companies since Oct 01 2011 to Mar 31 2014
Scottish Widows UK Smaller Companies since Oct 01 2011 to Mar 31 2014
Scottish Widows HIFML UK Smaller Companies Alpha since Dec 01 2011 to Aug 31 2012
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