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William Blair SICAV Global Leader Ic

Ranked 531 out of 2870 in - Global Equities over 12 months
All calculations are in USD

Managed by

David C Fording

Ken McAtamney

Ken McAtamney was born in the US in 1966. He gained his undergraduate degree in business administration from his home state university of Michigan and his MBA from Indiana University. He began his career with eight years on the institutional equities desk at Goldman Sachs, before joining William Blair in 2005. Ken applies a quality growth investment strategy within his global equity universe, using a proprietary multi-factor valuation model for asset allocation. He avoids derivatives and cash as a tactical element of his portfolio management.


The William Blair Global Growth Fund invests in quality growth companies of all sizes around the world. It seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will seek securities of companies that historically have had and are expected to maintain superior growth, profitability and quality relative to local markets and relative to companies within the same industry worldwide.

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Global Equities over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
  • Rank 531/2870 Total Return
  • Rank 1213/2870 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 679/2870 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 5.3% -0.6% -8.8%
2014 3.4% 0.2% 4.0% -3.4% 2.8%
2013 20.5% 4.7% -0.2% 7.9% 7.0%
2012 16.9% 15.3% -6.0% 5.7% 2.1%
2011 -3.9% 3.3% 2.6% -16.5% 8.6%
2010 19.1% 2.8% -8.2% 14.7% 10.1%
2009 42.6% -5.3% 25.2% 13.4% 6.0%
2008 -51.2% -10.6% 2.7% -26.6% -27.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Norway
  9. Sweden
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/10/2007
  • Share Class size16Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0319080601

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.30%
  • Initial investment0

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).