• Advisory team

    Columbus’ partners and advisors combine more than 50 years of equity experience,
    specializing in European small and mid-cap companies.

    Awards

Pedro Yagüez

Founding Partner and Advisor

2015 – To date, Columbus Investment Partners, Founding Partner and Advisor
2010 – 2014, Governance for Owners, London, Senior Partner
2004 – 2010, AIB Investment Managers, Dublin, Head Pan-European Equities
1990 – 2004, Citigroup Asset Management, London, Head Pan-European Equities

Graeme Bencke

Partner and Advisor

2020 – To date, Columbus Investment Partners, Partner and Advisor
2018 – 2019, Gresham House, Investment Director, Co-PM, UK Smaller Companies Fund
2011 – 2017, PineBridge Investments, Managing Director, Lead PM
2005 – 2011, AIG Investments Managers (became PineBridge), SVP, Head Pan-European Equities
1998 – 2005, F&C Asset Management, Portfolio Manager

Advisor

Columbus Investment Partners Ltd.

Is an appointed representative of Alternatives St James LLP which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Pedro Yaguez is the founding partner.

Asset Manager

Grupo GVC Gaesco

GVC Gaesco Group is one of the largest Spanish independent financial groups, with over 60 years market experience. The company has €5,820M AUM.

During his professional career Pedro Yágüez has received numerous awards, among them: 

Moneymate “Best Pension Fund Manager, 1 and 3 years

(2008)

Standard & Poor’s “AA” rated Citiequity Pan European Focus Fund

(2003-2004)

Standard & Poor’s “AA” rated Citiequity Euroland Fund

(2003-2004)

Inverco, Spanish Mutual Funds Assoc Awards “Best Pension Fund, 3 years & 5 years”

(1996-2000)

Inverco, Spanish Mutual Funds Assoc Awards “Five years 2nd best performing Mutual Fund”

(1992-1997)

Vadevalor AAA rating award

This rating award recognizes Columbus75 SICAV’s track record of consistently outperforming its benchmark index since its incorporation in 2008.

Vadevalor AAA Rating | Columbus

Insights

Report March 2022

During March, the Pareturn GVC Gaesco Columbus European MidCap Equity Fund class I fell -2.21%. In the last twelve months the Fund has risen by 5.39% and by 32.81% in the last three years. Since its inception in June 2008, Columbus has returned…
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Report February 2022

During February the Pareturn GVC Gaesco Columbus European Midcap Equity Fund class I fell by -4.12%. Over the past twelve months the Fund has risen by 11.46%, and by 35.15% over the last 3 years. Since inception in June 2008, Columbus’ return…

Report January 2022

During January, Columbus European Equity Fund Class I fell by 5.08%. Over the past 12 months the Fund has risen by 19.23%, and by 47.42% over the past 3 years. Since inception in June 2008, Columbus’ return has been 175.73%, comfortably exceeding…

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