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David Keetley

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Polar Capital
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Manager profile
David joined Polar Capital in October 2010 to establish the global convertibles team and is co-manager of the Global Convertible Fund and the Global Absolute Return Fund. David is an experienced convertible bond specialist, having spent 36 years in the asset class in both investment banking and investment management. Before joining Polar Capital in October 2010 to establish the Convertible team, he was joint CEO of Vicis Capital (UK) Ltd which he joined in 2006 to set up and manage the international convertible portfolio of the New York-based hedge fund. David started his career at Salomon Brothers International and moved to Baii (a subsidiary of BNP Paribas) in 1987, where he first started managing convertibles. He joined Schroders in 1996 and Citigroup in 2000 following the Citi takeover of Schroder Investment Bank.
Total return for David Keetley
Discrete calendar year performance : David Keetley

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 Keetley 3.5 1.5 0.2 23.2 -2.1 7.8 -2.4 20.1 -0.7 11.3
Peer Group Composite 3.4 0.6 -0.9 13.1 -1.5 -0.4 -0.6 15.7 1.6 2.6
Over / Under 0.1 0.9 1.1 10.1 -0.6 8.2 -1.8 4.4 -2.3 8.7
Performance vs peer group composite: David Keetley
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
7 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 4
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Polar Capital Global Convertible Co-managed IA Specialist Bond since Aug 30 2013 to present
Polar Capital Global Absolute Return Co-managed IA Targeted Absolute Return since Dec 31 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
No previously managed funds
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