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Samir Mehta

Samir Mehta

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About Samir Mehta

Samir Mehta, CFA has 25 years industry experience and joined J O Hambro Asset Management in 2011 where he is a senior fund manager responsible for managing the ex-Japan Fund. Prior to joining JOHCM, he was a partner and CIO at Silver Metis Capital Management specialising in Asian equities. Samir graduated from Bombay University with a BCom.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014


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


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


  • 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
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017
  • DNot rated in Dec 2017


  • JNot rated in Jan 2018
  • FNot rated in Feb 2018
  • MNot rated in Mar 2018
  • ANot rated in Apr 2018
  • MNot rated in May 2018
  • JNot rated in Jun 2018
  • JNot rated in Jul 2018


Equity - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018
Manager Return
126 Xiaoyu Liu 0.5%
126 Laurence Bensafi 0.5%
126 Ed Wiltshire 0.5%
129 Matthew Vaight -0.1%
130 Samir Mehta -4.1%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -5.3% -8.9%
2017 31.7% 12.9% 5.1% 5.5% 5.2%
2016 2.6% -1.1% 2.0% 14.6% -11.2%
2015 -6.7% 5.1% -0.5% -10.2% -0.7%
2014 7.6% 1.5% 5.1% -0.3% 1.1%
2013 -1.2% 4.9%

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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.