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Paul Brain

Paul Brain

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About Paul Brain

Paul Brain has held a number of senior fixed income positions within the industry. In 1991 he joined Credit Suisse Asset Management where he was the head of currency overlay and European fixed income and in 1995 he was the head of retail fixed income at Investec Asset Management (formerly Guinness Flight). Paul joined MSG & Partners (Partners Asset Management) in 2001 where he was the chief investment officer, fixed income. In 2004 he joined Newton Investment Management where he is currently an investment leader in fixed income and the chairman of the bond/FX strategy group.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
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over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
Rank 18/212 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
16 Mark Nash 4.0%
16 Nick Wall 4.0%
18 Paul Brain 3.9%
19 Jaime Figueroa 3.8%
20 Luc Varenne 3.6%
20 Frédéric Hertault 3.6%
20 Maxime Dupuis 3.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.7% 1.1% 2.7% 0.7% 0.2%
2016 0.2% 5.9% 3.4% 0.5% -8.9%
2015 -5.1% -1.1% -3.3% 1.5% -2.2%
2014 0.1% 2.3% 2.1% -3.3% -0.9%
2013 -3.3% 1.7% -1.1%

Related News

Newton IM bond chief: my top deflationary tactics revealed

VIDEO: Paul Brain remains negative on hard-hit high yield but believes deflation remains a real difficulty for bond investors to contend with.

At odds with Abenomics: Newton’s bond chief on jilting Japan

Shunning the Japanese market has cost the blockbuster manager but believes it will be 2016’s ‘crucial trade’.

Spanish elections: the country at a crossroads

Investors react to the outcome of the Spanish general elections as the country moves into unchartered territory.

Top of the pops: investors on the rise of political populism

Citywire Global quizzes investors on how changing political currents in both the developed and developing worlds will affect global markets. 

Spain set to take eurozone growth crown, says Newton bond chief

Citywire + rated Paul Brain believes the country can ride ECB action to improved performance with the banking sector a strong beneficiary.

Eurozone can withstand a Greek exit, says Newton bond chief

Greece leaving the union could be on the cards but it would have nowhere near the impact the prospect did in 2012, Paul Brain has said.

Getting to grips with global credit: how to survive the new normal

The changing macro environment will create new challenges global credit managers, and the different markets will require distinctive approaches.

Newton's fixed income head positions for a 'more tactical' year

Bond manager Paul Brain is considering adding more risk and doesn’t expect the Ukraine crisis to hit US or European growth.

Australia: more than just a play on Chinese growth

Australia survived the credit crunch thanks to its wealth in commodities, but recently sentiment has swung against the country. Where are the opportunities now?

Newton's bond chief warns on deflationary growth shocks

PARIS: At BNY Mellon's fixed income conference, Paul Brain tells Citywire Global why he has been cutting exposure to EMD.

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.