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Werner Smets

Werner Smets

About Werner Smets

Currently based in Luxembourg, Werner Smets has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, having started out as a researcher at KBC Asset Management in 1991. Since 2000 has worked at Vector Asset Management where he is chief executive officer and a fund manager. Smets runs global equity funds focusing on a quant-based, stock picking investment style. He studied at various universities including Antwerp, the University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Leuven/Vlerick and the University of California. His primary degree subject was economics. Outside of work, Smets enjoys music and skiing.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2013

  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014

2015

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

2016

  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2016
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2016
  • MRated Plus in May 2016
  • JRated Plus 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
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • 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 AA in Oct 2017
  • NRated AA in Nov 2017

Performance

over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
Rank 83/1835 Equity - Global
Manager Return
81 Peter Ahluwalia 30.8%
82 Andrew Hall 30.8%
83 Thierry Vandeghinste 30.7%
83 Werner Smets 30.7%
83 Arnaud Gamain 30.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 10.5% 4.7% 7.7%
2016 3.0% 0.0% -2.9% 5.2% 0.9%
2015 0.6% 3.6% 1.9% -8.0% 3.6%
2014 5.7% 1.6% 3.9% -3.6% 3.9%
2013 29.3% 10.4% -1.2% 10.1% 7.6%
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.