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James Govan, CFA

Barings Fund Managers Limited, Barings Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Lt
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Manager profile
James Govan is an Investment Manager on Barings’ Global Resources Team and Co-Manager on the Barings Global Resources and Global Agriculture Funds. James has worked in the industry since 2002. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, he was as an Assistant Fund Manager on a U.K. equity long/short hedge fund at BC Asset Management. James holds a B.Sc. in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, City University, London. He was awarded the Investment Management Certificate in 2002 and is a member of the CFA Institute.
Total return for James Govan, CFA
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 : James Govan, CFA

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
James Govan, CFA -0.9 0.4 13.9 34.0 -15.5 5.0 8.0 17.6 -0.5 7.0
Peer Group Composite 3.5 0.8 11.7 28.8 -5.1 0.1 15.6 11.4 16.1 -23.4
Over / Under -4.4 -0.4 2.2 5.2 -10.4 4.9 -7.6 6.2 -16.6 30.4
Performance vs peer group composite: James Govan, CFA
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
5 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 8
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Barings Global Agriculture Co-managed UT Commodity/Natural Resources since Nov 01 2013 to present
Barings Global Resources Fund Co-managed FO Commodity & Energy since Apr 01 2019 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
No previously managed funds
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