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William Palmer

William Palmer

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About William Palmer

William Palmer is an investment manager in the Global Emerging markets equity team at Barings and is co-manager on a number of their mandates, including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets fund. Prior to joining Barings in October 2011 he was senior asset manager and head of Asia ex Japan equities at KBC Asset Management in Dublin. During his time at KBC Asset Management he also held the roles of Asset Manager focusing on Asia ex Japan equities and equity analyst responsible for producing equity research on Irish and Asian companies. William has an honours degree in Business Studies, majoring in Economics and Finance from the University of Limerick.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated A in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated AA in Nov 2017
  • DRated AA in Dec 2017


Equity - Global Emerging Markets
over : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017
Manager Return
12 Niall Paul 25.6%
12 Robert James 25.6%
14 William Palmer 25.2%
14 Michael Levy 25.2%
14 Isabelle Irish 25.2%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 12.1% 0.1% 8.0%
2016 6.6% -4.0% 3.3% 7.9% -0.4%
2015 0.1% 13.4% -2.8% -17.9% 10.6%
2014 10.9% -1.4% 7.5% 4.0% 0.6%
2013 -12.3% -3.1% -9.9% 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.