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Richard Woolnough

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
M&G UK, M&G Luxembourg S.A.
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Manager profile
Richard Woolnough joined M&G in January 2004 and is Richard Woolnough manages Optimal Income, Corporate Bond and Strategic Corporate Bond, three of M&G’s flagship fixed income strategies. Richard, who joined M&G in January 2004, began his career at Lloyds Merchant Bank in 1985, moving to Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali two years later, followed by SG Warburg. In 1995, he became a fund manager at Old Mutual. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in economics.
Total return for Richard Woolnough
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 : Richard Woolnough

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
Richard Woolnough 8.0 -4.5 -5.0 13.7 -4.7 0.3 3.0 7.1 -1.0 4.5
Peer Group Composite 6.7 -6.5 -3.7 9.5 0.2 1.7 1.4 8.1 -0.7 9.7
Over / Under 1.3 2.0 -1.3 4.2 -4.9 -1.4 1.6 -1.0 -0.3 -5.2
Performance vs peer group composite: Richard Woolnough
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 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 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
M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Co-managed IA Sterling Corporate Bond since Feb 20 2004 to present
M&G Corporate Bond Co-managed IA Sterling Corporate Bond since Feb 27 2004 to present
M&G Optimal Income Lead manager IA Sterling Strategic Bond since Dec 08 2006 to present
M&G (Lux) Optimal Income Lead manager FO Fixed Int - EUR since Sep 07 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
M&G European Corporate Bond since Jan 01 2004 to Jul 31 2015
WS Corporate Bond since Jan 01 2005 to fund close
Jupiter Investment Grade Bond since Jan 01 2000 to Dec 31 2003
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