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David Gait

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Stewart Investors (UK), First State Investments (Hong
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Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has, period by period, consistently managed to outperform the peer group. Good stock picking has had a material positive impact on results, which have tended to be relatively better in a falling market.
Manager profile
David is responsible for leading the Stewart Investors Sustainable Funds group and generating investment ideas across all sectors in emerging and developed markets. David Gait joined the company in 1997.David holds an MA with honours in Economics from Cambridge University, and holds a Master of Science in Investment Analysis from Stirling University.
Total return for David Gait
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
 
 
 
 
 
1-37m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13-49m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25-61m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37-73m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
49-85m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discrete calendar year performance : David Gait

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
David Gait 4.3 5.9 14.0 25.3 -4.8 30.4 4.0 23.9 -10.5 33.8
Peer Group Composite 7.3 -4.5 19.0 20.9 -7.9 18.2 -1.7 8.8 -20.1 21.1
Over / Under -3.0 10.4 -5.0 4.4 3.1 12.2 5.7 15.1 9.6 12.7
Performance vs peer group composite: David Gait
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
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Outperformed peer group composite
8 years
out of a possible 10
 
Overall markets
Up
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 10
 
Rising markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 6
 
Falling markets
UpDown
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 4
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Sustainability Co-managed UT Specialist since Dec 19 2005 to present
Stewart Investors Indian Subcontinent Sustainability Co-managed UT Specialist since Jul 01 2008 to present
Stewart Investors Worldwide Sustainability Co-managed UT Global since Nov 01 2012 to present
Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Leaders Co-managed UT Specialist since Jul 01 2015 to present
Stewart Investors Global Emerging Markets Sustainability Co-managed (deputy) UT Specialist since May 01 2017 to present
Stewart Investors Worldwide Sustainability Co-managed FO Equity - Ethical since Feb 11 2019 to present
Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Leaders Co-managed FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan since Feb 15 2019 to present
Stewart Investors Global Emerging Markets Sustainability Co-managed FO Equity - Emerging Markets since Feb 15 2019 to present
Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Co-managed UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan since Sep 01 2019 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Stewart Investors Global Emerging Markets Sustainability since Apr 08 2009 to Apr 30 2017
First State Indian Subcontinent since Nov 15 2006 to Sep 30 2014
Stewart Investors Asia Pacific since Aug 01 2013 to Jun 30 2015
Stewart Investors Global Emerging Markets Leaders since Sep 01 2009 to Dec 31 2010
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