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James Clunie

James Clunie

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About James Clunie

James Clunie has developed a strong reputation for managing absolute return strategies. Prior to joining Jupiter, he worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as an Investment Director of equities, and managed a long/short equity fund and UK long-only funds. James was a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2007, prior to which he worked as Head of Global Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management and Director and Head of Asset Allocation at Murray Johnstone International. James gained a degree and PhD from Edinburgh University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2016
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MRated Plus in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2018


Alternative UCITS - Long/Short Equity
over : 28/11/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -3.3% -0.4% -1.1% -0.4% -1.4%
2016 -0.3% -0.2%

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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.