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Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity I EUR

Ranked 2 out of 169 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Guy Rushton

Guy Rushton joined Polar Capital in 2014 and is manager of the Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity Fund. Prior to Polar Capital, he worked at Legal & General and Clear Capital. Guy read Medicine at the University of Cambridge, graduating with an honours degree in Medical Sciences. He is a CFA charterholder.


The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve a positive absolute return over rolling one year periods, notwithstanding changing market conditions. Capital is at risk and there is no guarantee that a positive return will be delivered over any one or a number of twelve month periods.

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Long/Short Equity over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 2/169 Total Return
  • Rank 164/169 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 104/169 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
162 Arcus Japan Long/Short Institutional EUR EUR


163 FP Argonaut Absolute Return EUR A Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



164 Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity I EUR EUR


165 Odey Swan I EUR EUR


166 MS Alkeon UCITS I EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.1% 5.3% 5.0%
2017 42.7% 7.1% 12.4% 6.6% 11.3%
2016 -7.9% -11.6% 2.9% 3.3% -2.0%
2015 27.2% 5.5% 10.9% 5.5% 3.0%
2014 8.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Guernsey
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Jersey
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/09/2014
  • Base currencyEUR

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment1.00%

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