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James Douglas

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Polar Capital, Polar Capital Partners Ltd
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Manager profile
James Douglas is a fund manager on the Healthcare team. He joined Polar Capital in September 2015 and has 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Polar Capital, James worked in equity sales specialising in global healthcare at Morgan Stanley, RBS and HSBC. James also has equity research experience garnered from his time at UBS, where he worked as an analyst in the European pharmaceutical and biotechnology team. Before moving across to the financial sector, he worked as a consultant for EvaluatePharma. James received a PhD and first class honours degree in Medicinal Chemistry from Newcastle University. Further to this, James also holds an ACCA diploma in financial management.
Total return for James Douglas
Discrete calendar year performance : James Douglas

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
James Douglas 8.4 6.4 21.6 3.6 10.8 - - - - -
Peer Group Composite 2.5 4.0 -14.8 11.1 9.7 - - - - -
Over / Under 5.9 2.4 36.4 -7.5 1.1 - - - - -
Performance vs peer group composite: James Douglas
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 5
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 5
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 4
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Polar Capital Healthcare Blue Chip Lead manager IA Healthcare since Aug 01 2019 to present
Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust PLC Co-managed IT Biotechnology & Healthcare since Aug 01 2019 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust PLC since Apr 01 2018 to Oct 31 2018
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