Polar Capital North American I GBP (FUND:B6TRWB8) - Fund price


Fund Report

Polar Capital Funds PLC - Polar Capital North American Fund Class I (GBP)

Management
Name of CompanyPolar Capital LLP
Fund CompanyPolar Capital
Phone+44 (0)20 7227 2700
Websitewww.polarcapital.co.uk
Address16 Palace Street
London SW1E 5JD
United Kingdom
Fund
DomicileIreland
Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
UCITSYes
Inception Date15/11/2011

Fund Advisor(s)

Polar Capital LLP
Managers
Fund ManagerAndrew Holliman
Manager Start Date15/11/2011
Education2000, University of Stirling, M.S.
1997, University of Edinburgh, B.C.
BiographyAndrew joined Polar Capital in August 2011 to establish the North American equities team. Prior to joining Polar Capital, he spent 7 years at Threadneedle where he managed the highly rated $2.5bn Threadneedle American Fund as well as a number of global funds. His career began in 1997 at Baillie Gifford where he worked as an Investment Analyst on the American and UK Smaller Caps teams before becoming fund manager of the award winning American Fund. Andrew graduated with a First BCom (hons) in Business Studies from the University of Edinburgh in 1997 and also holds a masters degree in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Fund ManagerRichard Wilson
Manager Start Date15/11/2011
EducationUniversity of Exeter, B.A.
BiographyRichard is Chief Executive Officer of F&C plc and an Executive Director of the Board. He is also CEO of LGM Investments, a Director of BMO Global Asset Management (Europe) Ltd and a Director of F&C REIT LLP. After a number of years holding senior positions within F&C Richard was appointed as CEO on the 1 January 2013 when F&C was a listed company on the London Stock Exchange, prior to its acquisition by the Bank of Montreal in May 2014. Richard held a number of senior positions at F&C prior to his appointment, including Head of Equities and Head of Investment and Institutional Business. He began his asset management career in 1988 as a UK equity manager with HSBC Asset Management (formerly Midland Montagu). In 1993 he moved to Deutsche Asset Management (formerly Morgan Grenfell) where he was latterly Managing Director, Global Equities. From Deutsche, Richard joined Gartmore Investment Management in 2003 as Head of International Equity Investments, prior to joining F&C in 2004. Richard has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Statistics from the University of Exeter. Richard is Chief Executive Officer of F&C plc and an Executive Director of the Board. He is also CEO of LGM Investments, a Director of BMO Global Asset Management (Europe) Ltd and a Director of F&C REIT LLP. After a number of years holding senior positions within F&C Richard was appointed as CEO on the 1 January 2013 when F&C was a listed company on the London Stock Exchange, prior to its acquisition by the Bank of Montreal in May 2014. Richard held a number of senior positions at F&C prior to his appointment, including Head of Equities and Head of Investment and Institutional Business. He began his asset management career in 1988 as a UK equity manager with HSBC Asset Management (formerly Midland Montagu). In 1993 he moved to Deutsche Asset Management (formerly Morgan Grenfell) where he was latterly Managing Director, Global Equities. From Deutsche, Richard joined Gartmore Investment Management in 2003 as Head of International Equity Investments, prior to joining F&C in 2004. Richard has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Statistics from the University of Exeter.
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