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Sharing Alpha's 2017 Top Fund Selectors

Sharing Alpha, the fund selector platform, released its Top 10 European Fund selector list last week. The top 5, as based on their 'hit score' - i.e. their expectation regarding the future performance of funds was in line with the actual alpha generated by the funds they choose to rate - were (in alphabetical order by last name):

First name          Last name           Country               Company

Francisco            Amorim                PRT                      Millennium BCP

Benoit                 Donnen                FRA                      NewAlpha Asset Management

Salim                   Fersi                    LUX                      Arche Wealth Management

Thierry                Guerillot               FRA                      Myria AM

Seignol                Herve                  FRA                      FRR Fonds

Ignacio                Martín Ocaña      ESP                      Alpha Plus Gestora

Nick                     McBreen             GBR                     Worldwide Financial Planning

Alberto                Moioli                   ITA                        FinecoBank

Gervasio             Saponara             ITA                        Banca Finnat Euramerica

Tony                    Yousefian             GBR                     Probus Financial

Yousefian said:

“I am very pleased to be ranked amongst the top ten Fund selectors by Sharing Alpha.  Next to Asset Allocation Fund Selections is the biggest contributor to returns and could well make the difference between a mediocre and a decent return in any portfolio.!

Guerillot’s shared some of his best picks from 2017. They included:

Artemis US Extended Alpha

Seilern Stryx America, Edgewood L US Select Growth

Loomis Sayles US Growth Equity

Ossiam Shiller Barclay Cape US Sector Value (US equity)

DNCA Invest Europe Growth

Dorval Manageurs Europe

Ulysse LT Funds European General

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Sycomore Francecap (European and French equity)

Sparx Japan (Japan equity)

Lyxor / Chenavari Credit

Robus Mid Market Value Bond Fund

T Rowe Price European High Yield Bond Fund

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