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Aruna Karunathilake

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Fidelity International (FIL In
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Manager profile
Aruna Karunathilake joined Fidelity as a research analyst in 2000. He followed the traditional Fidelity’s approach of gaining experience in different sectors before becoming a UK Equity Portfolio Manager in 2006. Aruna has managed the Fidelity UK Select Fund since December 2007. He ran a pilot fund for FAST UK ahead of the fund launch in March 2011.Prior to joining Fidelity, Aruna worked in Equity Research with Dresdner Kleinwort. Aruna has an M Chem. Chemistry from Oxford University and is a CFA charterholder.
Total return for Aruna Karunathilake
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 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Aruna Karunathilake

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
Aruna Karunathilake 15.8 6.5 -5.6 22.3 -11.2 4.9 7.9 18.1 0.4 12.1
Peer Group Composite 12.4 6.4 -8.2 26.3 -11.8 -1.4 7.8 20.9 -4.1 6.6
Over / Under 3.4 0.1 2.6 -4.0 0.6 6.3 0.1 -2.8 4.5 5.5
Performance vs peer group composite: Aruna Karunathilake
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
4 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 4
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Fidelity UK Select Co-managed IA UK All Companies since Dec 03 2007 to present
Fidelity Sustainable UK Equity Co-managed IA UK All Companies since May 30 2023 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Fidelity FAST UK since Mar 14 2011 to fund close
Fidelity UK Growth since Sep 01 2015 to fund close
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