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Hugh Young

Hugh Young

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About Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2012

  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014

2015

  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015

2016

  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated 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

Performance

over : 31/08/2016 - 31/08/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 14.0% 6.7%
2016 3.8% 0.3% 3.7% 5.9% -5.8%
2015 -14.9% 3.1% -2.0% -16.7% 1.1%
2014 2.1% 2.3% 4.8% -1.5% -3.3%
2013 -2.9% 1.3% -5.1% 2.0% -0.9%
2012 4.5%

Related News

Hugh Young on China: why we don’t trust the figures

EM veteran says corporate governance concerns are abating but he is still wary of too much direct exposure in the market.

Modi mania or Indian impasse: two veteran investors clash

Aberdeen AM's Hugh Young believes potential is passing country by but JPM’s Rajendra Nair is taking a more patient approach.

Indian equity insiders: two top managers reveal their tactics

EM veteran Hugh Young and Citywire AAA-rated Manish Bhatia on the pockets of outperformance in the Indian equity market.

Global equity rout: how to play the battered bear markets

From excitement in Asia to anguish in Europe, Citywire Selector takes a closer look at top managers’ tactics in these trying times.

Pacific grim: Hugh Young on testing times for APAC fund

When Modi mania gripped India’s stock market and investors charged into China, Hugh Young stood his ground, and paid the price.

Aberdeen AM granted business licence for China

UK asset management firm issued a WFOE business licence and will open office under the pilot Free Trade Zone.

Hugh Young: in many ways we've been extremely lucky

The emerging markets veteran explains why he believes the outlook for Asia is as good as ever but it is still difficult to find quality in China.

Hugh Young: we can hardly find any value in India

The EM veteran believes ‘Modi mania’ will give way to a painful correction if early euphoria does not produce meaningful reforms.

Aberdeen's North American equities head leaves

Citywire + rated manager and head of North American unit set to depart asset management group with deputy named as replacement.

Aberdeen AM plans fund launch after award of RQFII licence

UK group becomes latest to be awarded a licence to invest in the mainland China A-shares market.

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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.