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Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter

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About Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter is a Vice President and research analyst in BlackRock’s European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of the Alpha Strategies Group. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Hunter spent three and a half years at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, which he joined as a graduate trainee. Hunter spent his first year covering European markets before moving to cover US equities. Most recently, Hunter had specific research responsibility for analysing US financial companies. Hunter earned an MA in economics, politics and philosophy from the University of St. Oxford in 2006.

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Citywire Rating: AAA rated

2016

  • MRated AAA in May 2016
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2016
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2016
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2016
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2016
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2016
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2016
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2017

Performance

Alternative UCITS - Long/Short Equity
over : 31/12/2015 - 31/12/2016

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 3.5% -5.5% 0.1% 8.7% 0.7%
2015 36.9% 20.5% 3.1% -3.4% 14.2%
2014 20.0% 10.3% 1.1% 1.6% 5.9%
2013 2.9% 11.8% 13.8%

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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.