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Jim Leaviss

Jim Leaviss

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About Jim Leaviss

Jim Leaviss' financial career started at the Bank of England in 1992 as a money market trader and an economist. He joined M&G in 1997 where he is a fund manager and head of retail fixed interest. His investment style is characterised by a top-down approach, with active management of duration and the yield curve. Jim graduated from Manchester University gaining a BA in economics and is a member of UKSIP. Outside of work he enjoys music and cycling.

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Funds Managed
  1. M&G Global Macro Bond

Citywire Rating: + rated


  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


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


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


  • 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


  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FRated A in Feb 2017
  • MRated A in Mar 2017
  • ARated A in Apr 2017
  • MRated A in May 2017
  • JRated A in Jun 2017
  • JRated A in Jul 2017
  • ARated A in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2018
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2018
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2018


Bonds - Global Flexible
over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
Manager Return
25 Michael Scott -0.9%
25 Patrick Vogel -0.9%
27 Jim Leaviss -1.0%
28 Wesley Sparks -1.2%
28 Rick Rezek -1.2%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -2.8% -1.6% 0.2% -0.4% -1.0%
2016 6.1% -1.3% 1.7% 1.4% 4.2%
2015 2.3% 1.9% -2.3% 4.6% -1.8%
2014 5.0% 0.9% 0.0% 1.6% 2.4%
2013 0.7% 0.5% 1.9%

Related News

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Jim Leaviss reveals his favorable asset class to invest amid the rising US interest rates.

'Hawkish in 2016': top investment experts react to Fed rate hike

Fund managers and private bankers have a mixed reaction to the much-expected announcement, Citywire Asia finds out.

Three attractive bond market opportunities unveiled

M&G Investments’ head of retail fixed interest Jim Leaviss explains where to look for appealing returns in the bond market in the second half of 2015.

Time's up for short-term bond bets, says M&G’s Leaviss

Need to shorten duration is waning as Fed expectations for 10-year yields settles around 4%, says retail fixed income chief.

M&G replaces Riddell on emerging markets bond fund

Former Invesco manager handed fund as current lead steps back to focus on other strategies.

EMD star Calich resurfaces at UK asset manager

Former Citywire AAA rated bond manager joins M&G ranks, reporting to Jim Leaviss.

M&G survey shows Singapore and Hong Kong consumers expect higher inflation

An M&G survey conducted with YouGov has found the Asian consumers of Singapore and Hong Kong expect inflation will be higher than targeted

M&G hires global fixed income specialist from HSBC AM

Andrius Isciukas will join M&G’s retail bond fund managers on investment grade and high yield credit

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.