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Leigh Himsworth

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Fidelity International (FIL In
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Manager profile
Leigh Himsworth joined Fidelity in 2014 and has over 20 years of investment experience running high alpha UK growth portfolios. Leigh initially trained as an accountant started his career at Rensburg (now Franklin Templeton) in 1995. In 2006 he moved to Royal London Asset Management where he ran the company's UK Mid-Cap Growth Trust. In September 2009 he joined Gartmore to head up the UK equity team and to manage the Gartmore UK Alpha Fund. Prior to joining Fidelity, Leigh managed the City Financial UK Opportunities Fund at City Financial and Eden Financial (where the fund was known as CF Eden UK Select Opportunities Fund).
Total return for Leigh Himsworth
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 : Leigh Himsworth

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
Leigh Himsworth 10.7 -17.5 -5.4 38.4 -0.1 - - - - -
Peer Group Composite 13.1 -0.8 -0.9 27.6 -9.5 - - - - -
Over / Under -2.4 -16.7 -4.5 10.8 9.4 - - - - -
Performance vs peer group composite: Leigh Himsworth
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 5
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 5
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Fidelity UK Opportunities Lead manager UT UK All Companies since Sep 01 2011 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
FTF Martin Currie UK Mid Cap since Feb 01 2001 to Jan 31 2006
Royal London UK Mid-Cap Growth since Jun 01 2006 to Jul 31 2009
Gartmore UK Alpha since Nov 01 2009 to Apr 24 2011
Gartmore UK Growth since Nov 01 2009 to Apr 24 2011
EFA OPM UK Equity since Apr 01 2013 to fund close
Fidelity Moneybuilder Growth since Feb 01 2019 to fund close
Gartmore UK Equity High Alpha since Nov 02 2009 to fund close
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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