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Roland Arnold

BlackRock, BlackRock Investment Managemen
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Manager profile
Roland Arnold, CFA, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Emerging Companies Team in the BlackRock’s Fundamental Active Equity Group. Roland's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, including the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund, which he has managed since August 2012 and the BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Fund which he has managed since March 2015. Roland is also responsible for researching Industrials. Roland's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Roland earned a BA (Hons) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.
Total return for Roland Arnold
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.
Quartile 1
Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Roland Arnold

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
Roland Arnold 6.9 -8.8 -11.2 42.5 -8.2 -1.1 15.0 32.5 -1.1 6.9
Peer Group Composite 6.7 -6.2 -4.3 48.7 -14.5 -0.3 10.0 21.8 -0.7 7.6
Over / Under 0.2 -2.6 -6.9 -6.2 6.3 -0.8 5.0 10.7 -0.4 -0.7
Performance vs peer group composite: Roland Arnold
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
4 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 5
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 5
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
BlackRock UK Special Situations Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Aug 01 2012 to present
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Lead manager UT UK Smaller Companies since Mar 26 2015 to present
BlackRock Smaller Companies IT Lead manager IT UK Smaller Companies since May 01 2018 to present
BlackRock UK Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Nov 01 2022 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
BlackRock UK Equity since Apr 30 2010 to Jan 19 2020
BlackRock Growth & Recovery since Aug 01 2007 to Aug 31 2014
Blackrock Institutional Equity UK Smaller Companies since Jul 06 2016 to Jan 20 2020
BlackRock Growth & Recovery since Jul 06 2016 to Jan 19 2020
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