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Christopher Darling

Threadneedle Investment Servic
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Manager profile
Christopher Darling, Portfolio Manager. Christopher graduated from University College London and then took an MSc in economic history from the London School of Economics. He worked as a member of the Asian equities team at Capel Cure Myers in London, before joining Guardian Royal Exchange in 1991. At GRE, he launched and managed the GRE Japan Trust and was head of Asia Pacific equities. He spent eight years at Lombard Odier from 1995, where he managed Japanese portfolios for institutional clients, as well as the Asia Pacific component of EAFE funds. Immediately prior to joining LGM in Hong Kong in 2006, he worked in Hong Kong with the investment banking boutique, Fox-Pitt, Kelton Ltd, specialising in Asian and Japanese financials.
Total return for Christopher Darling
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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Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Christopher Darling

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
Christopher Darling -3.8 12.3 -2.3 1.3 2.6 20.0 - - 35.1 -6.1
Peer Group Composite -4.5 17.8 4.9 2.6 0.6 20.7 - - 34.4 -5.1
Over / Under 0.7 -5.5 -7.2 -1.3 2.0 -0.7 - - 0.7 -1.0
Performance vs peer group composite: Christopher Darling
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
3 years
out of a possible 8
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 8
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
CT Responsible Asian Equity Co-managed FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan since Nov 28 2013 to present
CT Asia Pacific Equity Lead manager UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan since Nov 27 2019 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Lloyd George India since Mar 26 2007 to fund close
Lloyd George Asia Smaller Companies since Mar 01 2008 to fund close
BMO LGM Asian Smaller Companies since Mar 06 2015 to fund close
Lloyd George Asia Pacific since Mar 26 2007 to fund close
CT Asia Pacific Equity since Sep 25 2017 to Nov 26 2019
Lloyd George Japan Pacific since Dec 01 2006 to fund close
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