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David Roberts

Liontrust Global Funds plc, Liontrust Fund Partners LLP
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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
David Roberts joined Liontrust in January 2018 from Kames Capital to create the Liontrust Global Fixed Income team with Phil Milburn and Donald Phillips. David is Head of the Global Fixed Income team and is co-manager of Liontrust’s Strategic Bond and Absolute Return Bond strategies. David was previously Head of Fixed Income at Kames Capital where he co-managed Strategic Bond and Investment Grade Bond strategies as well as being in charge of overall team strategy and fund management. In a career that started in 1988, David has also worked at Britannia Investment Managers and the Treasury Department at Lloyds Bank. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 1988 with a BA in Economics and Industrial Relations and holds an MSc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling.
Total return for David Roberts
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 : David Roberts

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
David Roberts 7.4 8.4 2.2 11.3 -1.4 9.4 2.4 11.2 4.8 5.7
Peer Group Composite 6.3 5.9 3.9 10.4 -1.7 9.4 1.0 8.7 6.8 5.0
Over / Under 1.1 2.5 -1.7 0.9 0.3 0.0 1.4 2.5 -2.0 0.7
Performance vs peer group composite: David Roberts
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
8 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
7 years
out of a possible 9
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Liontrust GF Strategic Bond Co-managed FO Fixed Int - USD since Apr 13 2018 to present
Liontrust Strategic Bond Co-managed UT Sterling Strategic Bond since May 08 2018 to present
Liontrust GF High Yield Bond Co-managed FO Fixed Int - USD High Yield since Jun 08 2018 to present
Liontrust GF Absolute Return Bond Co-managed FO Absolute Return since Jun 26 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Kames Strategic Bond since Mar 22 2004 to Aug 10 2017
Kames Sterling Corporate Bond since Mar 22 2004 to Aug 09 2017
Kames Strategic Global Bond since Nov 08 2007 to Aug 10 2017
Kames Investment Grade Bond since Jun 01 2006 to Aug 31 2011
Standard Life Investments Ignis High Income Bond since Feb 14 2000 to Dec 15 2003
Kames Investment Grade Global Bond since Nov 08 2007 to Aug 31 2011
Kames High Yield Bond since Jun 01 2016 to Sep 08 2016
Kames High Yield Global Bond since Jun 01 2016 to Sep 08 2016
Data provided by FE fundinfo. Care has been taken to ensure that the information is correct, but FE fundinfo neither warrants, represents nor guarantees the contents of information, nor does it accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies herein. Past performance does not predict future performance, it should not be the main or sole reason for making an investment decision. The value of investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise.

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