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Chris Smith

Polar Capital
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Manager profile
Chris is Ausbil's Deputy Head of Equities Research and covers the IT, Media, Telecommunication Services, Online Services, Hotels/Restaurants and Leisure sectors. Chris started his equity analysis career over 11 years ago at Credit Suisse then Morgan Stanley as a lead small cap analyst covering companies across a number of sectors. For the past five years, Chris led the Australian stock coverage in Hong Kong for JP Morgan Asset Management. He was also a regional analyst on the Pacific Technology fund and an ESG fund, as well as being a member of the JPM ESG proxy committee. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance from the University of Technology Sydney and holds a Graduate Diploma in Computing from the University of Sydney.
Total return for Chris Smith
Discrete calendar year performance : Chris Smith

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
Chris Smith 14.3 12.4 -3.8 11.7 -9.3 -3.3 - - - -
Peer Group Composite 14.0 5.0 -7.3 21.0 -1.4 -4.1 - - - -
Over / Under 0.3 7.4 3.5 -9.3 -7.9 0.8 - - - -
Performance vs peer group composite: Chris Smith
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 6
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 6
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 3
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Polar Capital Japan Value Co-managed IA Japan since Jan 01 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Polar Capital Japan since Jun 01 2019 to fund close
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