Register to get unlimited access to Citywire’s fund manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

William Blair SICAV Global Leader Ic

Ranked 218 out of 3257 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Flynn

Andy Flynn is a portfolio manager for the International Small Cap Growth and Global Leaders strategies at William Blair. Since joining William Blair in 2005, Andy has served as a U.S. Industrials and Consumer analyst as well as a non-U.S. Consumer, Healthcare and IT analyst. He was also a portfolio manager for the Global Small Cap Growth Strategy. Before joining the firm, Andy was a senior equity analyst and portfolio manager at Northern Trust, specialising in mid and small capitalization growth companies. Prior to that he worked as a senior equity analyst at Scudder Kemper Investments and began his career at Fidelity Investments as a research assistant. Andy is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago and received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Kansas and a M.B.A. with a Finance emphasis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Ken McAtamney

Ken McAtamney was born in the US in 1966. He gained his undergraduate degree in business administration from his home state university of Michigan and his MBA from Indiana University. He began his career with eight years on the institutional equities desk at Goldman Sachs, before joining William Blair in 2005. Ken applies a quality growth investment strategy within his global equity universe, using a proprietary multi-factor valuation model for asset allocation. He avoids derivatives and cash as a tactical element of his portfolio management.


The William Blair Global Growth Fund invests in quality growth companies of all sizes around the world. It seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will seek securities of companies that historically have had and are expected to maintain superior growth, profitability and quality relative to local markets and relative to companies within the same industry worldwide.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.


Global over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 29.9% 7.7% 5.6% 6.6% 7.1%
2016 0.4% -2.9% 1.2% 5.7% -3.3%
2015 2.4% 5.3% -0.6% -8.8% 7.3%
2014 3.4% 0.2% 4.0% -3.4% 2.8%
2013 20.5% 4.7% -0.2% 7.9% 7.0%
2012 16.9% 15.3% -6.0% 5.7% 2.1%
2011 -3.9% 3.3% 2.6% -16.5% 8.6%
2010 19.1% 2.8% -8.2% 14.7% 10.1%
2009 42.6% -5.3% 25.2% 13.4% 6.0%
2008 -51.2% -10.6% 2.7% -26.6% -27.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Norway
  9. Sweden
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/10/2007
  • Share Class size10Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0319080601

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.30%
  • Initial investment1.3

Related News

China is my top bet for 2014, says global equity manager McAtamney

The William Blair manager explains why the region will rise and how a tapering environment should be welcomed by equity investors.

William Blair launches global multi-asset fund

US asset management firm bolsters SICAV range with diversified allocation strategy, Citywire Global can exclusively reveal.

Falling Chinese construction is dark cloud on horizon, says William Blair

China's housing market is set to cool over the next year. Its effects may signal a turning point in the Asian giant's growth story, says manager at Chicago-based William Blair.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).