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William Fong

Baring Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Ltd
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Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing worse than the peer group composite. Over a long track record, the manager has under-performed the peer group more often than not. stock picking has not really benefited results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
William is the lead manager of the Baring China Select Fund and manages a number of dedicated Hong Kong China portfolios. His research responsibilities include Hong Kong, China and Taiwan and he directs Hong Kong China specialist research. William joined Barings in 2004 from Primasia Securities where he was as an investment analyst specialising in Taiwanese stocks. He received a BBA (Hons) in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. William was awarded the CFA designation in 2003. He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Total return for William Fong
Discrete calendar year performance : William Fong

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
William Fong 24.1 4.8 0.6 28.6 10.8 7.1 3.0 16.0 -22.2 9.8
Peer Group Composite 19.0 4.1 8.7 28.6 5.7 18.5 6.8 19.5 -17.2 6.3
Over / Under 5.1 0.7 -8.1 0.0 5.1 -11.4 -3.8 -3.5 -5.0 3.5
Performance vs peer group composite: William Fong
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
4 years
out of a possible 9
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
0 years
out of a possible 1
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Barings Hong Kong China Co-managed FO Equity - Greater China since Aug 01 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Barings China Select since Apr 21 2008 to fund close
Baring China Growth since May 15 2008 to fund close
Barings Hong Kong China since Aug 01 2013 to Aug 31 2013
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