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Arthur Milson

Aberdeen Standard Fund Manager
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Overall, performing about the same as the peer group composite. However, over a long track record, the manager has under-performed the peer group more often than not. stock picking has not really benefited results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
Arthur Milson is an Investment Director with Standard Life Investments. He manages the Higher Income Fund and joined Standard Life Investments in June 2006 from HBOS. There he worked initially in leveraged finance, providing debt funding to private equity backed MBO deals. Latterly, he was a member of the Bank's Integrated Finance team, specialising in the debt and equity financing of buyouts.
Total return for Arthur Milson
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 : Arthur Milson

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
Arthur Milson -1.3 7.5 2.6 2.7 24.1 - - - - -7.6
Peer Group Composite 0.6 7.3 3.3 4.3 22.5 - - - - -4.9
Over / Under -1.9 0.2 -0.7 -1.6 1.6 - - - - -2.7
Performance vs peer group composite: Arthur Milson
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
2 years
out of a possible 6
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 6
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 5
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
0 years
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
ASI High Yield Bond Co-managed UT Sterling High Yield since Dec 14 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Standard Life Investments European High Yield Bond since Oct 27 2005 to Jan 31 2011
Standard Life Investments Global High Yield Bond since Jan 01 2016 to Jun 30 2020
ASI High Yield Bond since Aug 01 2009 to Feb 29 2012
Standard Life Investments European High Yield Bond since Jan 01 2019 to fund close
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