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Gavin Launder

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Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has outperformed the peer group more often than not. stock picking has made a contribution to results, which have tended to be similar in rising and falling markets.
Manager profile
Gavin joined LGIM in 2007 and is a Fund Manager for the European ex UK portfolios. He has managed the European Growth Trust since January 2010. Previously, he was a Global Equities Analyst at BlueBay Asset Management. Gavin spent the majority of his buy-side career as a Portfolio Manager with UBS O’Connor. Prior, he was a top-rated, sell side analyst covering the Autos, Capital Goods and Conglomerates sectors at investment banks including SG Warburg and Goldman Sachs. Gavin holds a degree in Philosophy and Economics from University College, London.
Total return for Gavin Launder
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
Discrete calendar year performance : Gavin Launder

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
Gavin Launder 12.5 -8.9 5.9 15.6 18.7 5.0 7.5 22.5 -3.0 -1.3
Peer Group Composite -4.8 -1.6 4.3 18.7 11.4 3.1 8.2 21.1 0.1 -2.9
Over / Under 17.3 -7.3 1.6 -3.1 7.3 1.9 -0.7 1.4 -3.1 1.6
Performance vs peer group composite: Gavin Launder
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
6 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 7
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
L&G European Trust Lead manager IA Europe Excluding UK since Feb 01 2011 to present
L&G Growth Trust Lead manager IA UK All Companies since Sep 01 2014 to present
L&G UK Select Equity Lead manager IA UK All Companies since Jun 07 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
L&G European Absolute since Feb 22 2010 to fund close
L&G UK Special Situations Trust since Jan 01 2018 to Jan 31 2019
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