Specialist sector player IBIS Global Media posts strong three-year performance record

Wed Jun 23, 2010

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The media-focused fund has provided steady returns since launch in extremely volatile conditions

Media specialists David Forster and Peter Wilton have racked up an impressive and consistent track record over the past three years with one of the few dedicated long/short strategies in the sector

IBIS Global Media, the specialist sector-focused long/short equity fund managed by David Forster and Peter Wilton at IBIS Capital, will complete its three-year track record this month, having provided steady returns for its investors since launch through a highly volatile and violent equity market cycle.

David Forster and Peter Wilton

Despite the financial downturn and uncertainty in the media sector, the fund has performed positively every year since inception, giving it a solid annualised return of 8.13%.

Forster is a former top-rated media equity analyst who previously ran the global media research desk at Citi. Wilton, a former fund manager at Threadneedle who worked on the firm's UK Crescendo long/short equity fund, was one...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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