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Franz Weis

Franz Weis

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About Franz Weis

Franz Weis is the team manager of Comgest’s Europe equity investment team, having joined the firm in 2005 as a portfolio manager and analyst. He became a member of the Comgest Global Investors Management Committee in 2014. Franz co‐leads the management of the majority of Comgest’s European equity public funds as well as maintaining responsibility for a number of European segregated mandates. He started his career in 1990 at Baillie Gifford & Co. where he worked as a portfolio manager before joining F&C Asset Management as a senior portfolio manager and director of European Equities in 1999. He graduated from Heriot‐Watt University in Edinburgh with a Master’s degree in International Banking and Financial Studies and received the International Bankers in Scotland Prize. He is an IIMR Associate.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2013

  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

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

2015

  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated Plus 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 Plus in May 2016
  • JRated A in Jun 2016
  • JRated A in Jul 2016
  • ARated AA in Aug 2016
  • SRated A in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated AA in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated A in Feb 2017
  • MRated AA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017

Performance

over : 31/07/2016 - 31/07/2017
Rank 30/35 Equity - Europe
Manager Return
28 James Ross 14.3%
29 Pierre-Marie Piquet 14.1%
30 Franz Weis 12.7%
31 Benjamin Stone 10.7%
31 Pablo de la Mata 10.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 9.3% 9.3%
2016 -5.5% -2.8% -0.2% 4.0% -6.4%
2015 4.3% 3.3% -0.2% -2.9% 4.2%
2014 -4.5% 0.3% 2.5% -6.7% -0.5%
2013 20.4% 7.3% -1.9% 9.7% 4.3%
2012 7.5%

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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.