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Barrie Whitman

Barrie Whitman

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About Barrie Whitman

Barrie Whitman has had more than 15 years' experience in the specialised arena of high-yield debt. He started out in 1987 at United Bank of Kuwait as a credit analyst, moving on to become a fund manager and CIO for high yield investments at the bank. Whitman moved to Standard Bank in 1997 and then to Columbia Threadneedle two years later where he is now head of European high yield. He employs a bottom-up approach to bond selection, and, in common with all Columbia Threadneedle managers, is involved in the house’s renowned teamwork-based style of investment.

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  • ARated AA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AA in May 2013
  • JRated AA in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated AA in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2014
  • NRated AA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2014


  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated AA in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated AA in May 2015
  • JRated AA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated AA in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JRated A in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated AA in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated A in Dec 2016


  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
  • MNot rated in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated A in Dec 2017


  • JRated A in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018


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

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.4% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0%
2016 4.2% 0.7% 1.6% 1.4% 0.5%
2015 0.5% 1.7% 0.1% -0.7% -0.6%
2014 1.7% 1.3% 1.1% -0.2% -0.5%
2013 -0.1% 1.1% 1.3%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.