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Nick Train

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Frostrow Capital LLP, Lindsell Train
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Manager profile
Nick co-founded Lindsell Train Limited in 2000 and is the firm’s Chairman. He is the portfolio manager for UK equity portfolios and jointly manages Global equity portfolios. Nick has over 40 years’ experience in investment management. Before founding Lindsell Train he was head of Global Equities at M&G Investment Management, having joined there in 1998 as a director. Previously he spent 17 years at GT Management where his final role was as Chief Investment Officer for Pan-Europe, having built long investment track records in both UK and Global equities. Nick has a degree in Modern History from the University of Oxford.
Total return for Nick Train
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 : Nick Train

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
Nick Train -9.1 5.2 -5.7 20.3 -13.4 31.3 23.0 25.5 10.4 25.8
Peer Group Composite 9.7 0.2 -1.5 33.2 -11.0 4.5 9.5 22.7 -2.4 10.1
Over / Under -18.8 5.0 -4.2 -12.9 -2.4 26.8 13.5 2.8 12.8 15.7
Performance vs peer group composite: Nick Train
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 7
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC Lead manager IT UK Equity Income since Dec 11 2000 to present
Lindsell Train IT plc Lead manager IT Global since Jan 22 2001 to present
WS Lindsell Train UK Equity Lead manager IA UK All Companies since Jul 10 2006 to present
Lindsell Train Global Equity Co-managed IA Global since Mar 16 2011 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Lindsell Train Global Media since Nov 22 2001 to fund close
Invesco Invesco Income Growth Trust plc since Mar 27 1996 to Dec 31 1998
M&G UK Select Fund since Sep 01 1998 to Apr 30 2000
M&G Global Sustain Paris Aligned since Sep 01 1998 to Apr 26 2000
Data provided by FE fundinfo. Care has been taken to ensure that the information is correct, but FE fundinfo neither warrants, represents nor guarantees the contents of information, nor does it accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies herein. Past performance does not predict future performance, it should not be the main or sole reason for making an investment decision. The value of investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise.

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