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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: Not 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


  • JRated AA in Jan 2018
  • FRated AA in Feb 2018
  • MRated AA in Mar 2018
  • ARated AA in Apr 2018
  • MRated AA in May 2018
  • JRated AA in Jun 2018
  • JRated A in Jul 2018
  • ARated A in Aug 2018
  • SRated A in Sep 2018
  • ORated A in Oct 2018
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2018
  • DNot rated in Dec 2018


Equity - Global Emerging Markets
over : 30/11/2017 - 30/11/2018
Manager Return
147 James Donald -10.4%
148 Robin Weir -10.4%
149 Michael Levy -10.5%
149 Isabelle Irish -10.5%
149 William Palmer -10.5%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.5% -7.0% -3.8%
2017 40.2% 11.9% 2.1% 13.1% 8.4%
2016 5.1% -3.7% 2.4% 8.6% -2.0%
2015 -9.5% -1.6% -3.0% -14.0% 10.3%

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