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Mark Slater

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Slater Investments
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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. Good stock picking has had a material positive impact on results, which have tended to be relatively better in a rising market.
Manager profile
Mark Slater co-founded Slater Investments in 1994 with Ralph Baber and is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Slater Investments. The company manages a hedge fund, four unit trusts and portfolios for pension schemes, charities and high net worth individuals. In recent years, the company's growth and income strategies have won numerous awards for excellent performance. Mark has received top ratings from several well-known rating agencies and in 2014 was awarded Fund Manager of the Year by City A.M and more recently in 2016, was voted No 1 by TD Direct Investing in their "Best of British" Fund Managers campaign. Prior to founding Slater Investments, Mark worked as a financial journalist with Analyst plc and Investor's Chronicle. In 1992 he helped research and edit a best-selling investment book "The Zulu Principle" for his father, Jim Slater, which focuses on identifying small to medium-sized growth companies. During his career, Mark has served on the boards of four public companies in which he has been a substantial shareholder. Mark has an MA in History from Cambridge University.
Total return for Mark Slater
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.
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Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Mark Slater

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
Mark Slater -1.1 -1.7 13.7 32.9 -8.1 14.1 29.8 11.4 -11.1 41.2
Peer Group Composite -11.6 -1.1 8.4 21.9 -4.5 6.9 11.0 18.6 -4.5 21.1
Over / Under 10.5 -0.6 5.3 11.0 -3.6 7.2 18.8 -7.2 -6.6 20.1
Performance vs peer group composite: Mark Slater
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
5 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 4
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Slater Recovery Lead manager IA UK All Companies since Mar 10 2003 to present
Slater Growth Lead manager IA UK All Companies since Mar 30 2005 to present
Slater Income Co-managed IA UK Equity Income since Sep 19 2011 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
MFM Bowland since Jul 12 1999 to Mar 31 2014
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