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James Thomson

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Rathbone Unit Trust Mgmt Ltd
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Manager profile
James Thomson has been lead manager of the Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund for the past 17 years and it is one of the top performing funds in the IA Global sector. James joined Rathbones in 2000, having grown up on the island of Bermuda and graduating from Cornell University in New York. He holds the Investment Management Certificate, is a Fellow of the Securities Institute and sits on the Executive Committee of Rathbones fund management business. James has been involved with the management of the Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund since its inception in 2001 and was appointed co-manager in 2003 and sole manager in 2005. He is frequently quoted in the financial press and has won numerous fund management awards over his 20-year career.
Total return for James Thomson
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
 
 
 
 
 
36-72m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
48-84m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
60-96m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
72-108m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
84-120m
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discrete calendar year performance : James Thomson

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 Thomson -10.0 24.2 26.6 12.7 5.8 17.0 22.3 18.2 4.4 25.8
Peer Group Composite -8.8 27.1 6.4 10.6 0.7 13.3 21.6 5.4 3.5 22.1
Over / Under -1.2 -2.9 20.2 2.1 5.1 3.7 0.7 12.8 0.9 3.7
Performance vs peer group composite: James Thomson
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.
 
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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
UpDown
Outperformed peer group composite
8 years
out of a possible 9
 
Falling markets
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Outperformed peer group composite
0 years
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund Lead manager IA Global since Nov 01 2003 to present
Rathbone SICAV Global Opportunities Lead manager FO Equity - International since Mar 11 2021 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
No previously managed funds
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