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Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante

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About Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante started his career as a teacher at the London School of Economics whilst doing postgraduate research. He then joined NatWest Group where he was an assistant researcher. In 1995 he joined Framlington where he was a global emerging markets fund manager and group economist. After a nine year stint at Framlington he joined First State Investments as a senior analyst and became head of global emerging market equities after several years of co-managing GEM portfolios with Angus Tulloch.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2010

  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AAA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2014
  • JRated AA in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated AA in Feb 2015
  • MRated AA in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2016
  • MRated A in May 2016
  • JRated A in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
  • MNot rated in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017
  • DNot rated in Dec 2017

2018

  • JNot rated in Jan 2018
  • FNot rated in Feb 2018
  • MNot rated in Mar 2018
  • ANot rated in Apr 2018
  • MRated Plus in May 2018
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2018

Performance

Equity - Global
over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
Rank 374/511 Equity - Global
Manager Return
372 Alex Stanic 8.7%
373 David Ganozzi 8.6%
374 Dominic St. George 8.6%
374 Jonathan Asante 8.6%
376 Lars Ziehn 8.5%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.7%
2017 17.2% 5.1% 1.0% 3.9% 6.2%
2016 10.0% 0.5% 4.8% 3.1% 1.3%
2015 0.6% 0.7% -5.4% -1.1% 6.8%
2014 12.0% -0.2% 4.0% 1.1% 6.9%

Related News

Henderson poaches First State EM equity manager

Asset management firm bolsters developing world desk with regional specialist who worked closely with Jonathan Asante.

First State establishes US fixed income team

Asset management firm boosts bond reach and unveils two strategies for newly-formed North American operation.

Investment comment: why I’m not worried about First State

Citywire deputy head of research Frank Talbot explains why there is no need to panic over news Angus Tulloch and Jonathan Asante are stepping back from their funds.

Veterans Tulloch, Asante and Gait in major First State fund changes

Trio of experienced investors to hand over fund management responsibilities amid widespread shuffle at investment firm.

First State Stewart splits in two to protect investment identity

The firm has divided into Hong Kong and Edinburgh bases to protect from the 'creep of hiearchy and formulaic process'.   

‘Euphoria fears’ drive First State star Asante to store cash

Citywire A-rated manager is keeping liquidity on hand in global equity approach as ‘risky businesses’ are being pushed to unsustainable levels.

First State’s GEM equity team toys with breaking ‘no SOEs’ rule

Citywire A-rated Jonathan Asante’s unit names one stock which could potentially end five-year stance on state-owned firms.

Henderson hires First State's Finegan for emerging markets push

Glen Finegan, former emerging markets fund manager at First State, takes on the task of improving performance at Henderson Global Investors.

Henderson hires former First State GEM star

Former First State GEM equity star will report to Graham Kitchen.

Global emerging markets still vulnerable to volatility

Emerging market equities have been helped by the continued accommodative policy from the US Federal Reserve – the worry is they are volatile and can be easily rocked.

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