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David Stanley, Portfolio Manager in T. Rowe Price’s Fixed Income division, Citywire rating

David Stanley is a portfolio manager in the Fixed Income Division at T. Rowe Price, responsible for European corporate bond selection. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price International Ltd. 


Stanley has 32 years of investment experience, 16 of which have been at T. Rowe Price. Prior to joining the London team in 2003, he was employed by Bank of America Capital Management, where he was a director and portfolio manager responsible for the analysis of international corporate bonds and cash investments. Prior to working for Bank of America, David Stanley was employed for eight years in Morgan Stanley Asset Management's London office, where he served as a fixed income fund manager responsible for international corporate bonds. Stanley earned a B.A. in economics and social studies from the University of Manchester. 


In May 2022, Citywire Selector published a ranking of the top five fund managers who have spent the most consecutive months rated above the benchmark. T. Rowe Price’s Citywire AA-rated David Stanley has been ranked third with the longest consecutive Citywire rating.1 The publication informed that since November 2011, Stanley has summed 127 months of consecutive Citywire ratings, out of which 52 were spent as AAA-rated. This comes from one single fund, the T. Rowe Price Funds SICAV Responsible Euro Corporate Bond Fund, which Stanley has managed for two decades. The Responsible Euro Corporate Bond Fund, also rated with Morningstar’s five stars, celebrates its 20 anniversary this year. The fund aims to maximise the value of its shares through both growth in the value of, and income from, its investments. It is actively managed and invests mainly in a diversified portfolio of corporate bonds. 


How do the Citywire Selector Ratings work?


Citywire launched its Fund Manager Ratings over 18 years ago. The ratings calculate the total percentage returns generated by individual fund managers in a sector and show which funds they are currently managing. These ratings consider three-year performance and are updated monthly. To be rated, a fund manager will need to beat his or her benchmark over a three-year period. According to the publication, the methodology is approved by AKG, and independent actuary.   



Fund Risks 

The following risks are materially relevant to the portfolio Credit - Credit risk arises when an issuer's financial health deteriorates and/or it fails to fulfil its financial obligations to the fund. Default - Default risk may occur if the issuers of certain bonds become unable or unwilling to make payments on their bonds. Derivatives - derivatives may result in losses that are significantly greater than the cost of the derivative. Emerging markets - Emerging markets are less established than developed markets and therefore involve higher risks. Interest rate - Interest rate risk is the potential for losses in fixed-income investments as a result of unexpected changes in interest rates. Liquidity - Liquidity risk may result in securities becoming hard to value or trade within a desired timeframe at a fair price. Sector concentration - Sector concentration risk may result in performance being more strongly affected by any business, industry, economic, financial or market conditions affecting a particular sector in which the fund's assets are concentrated. Total return swap - Total return swap contracts may expose the fund to additional risks, including market, counterparty and operational risks as well as risks linked to the use of collateral arrangements. General fund risks - to be read in conjunction with the material fund risks above.  Counterparty - Counterparty risk may materialise if an entity with which the fund does business becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the fund. ESG and sustainability - ESG and Sustainability risk may result in a material negative impact on the value of an investment and performance of the fund. Geographic concentration - Geographic concentration risk may result in performance being more strongly affected by any social, political, economic, environmental or market conditions affecting those countries or regions in which the Fund’s assets are concentrated. Hedging - Hedging measures involve costs and may work imperfectly, may not be feasible at times, or may fail completely. Investment fund - Investing in funds involves certain risks an investor would not face if investing in markets directly. Management - Management risk may result in potential conflicts of interest relating to the obligations of the investment manager. Market - Market risk may subject the fund to experience losses caused by unexpected changes in a wide variety of factors. Operational - Operational risk may cause losses as a result of incidents caused by people, systems, and/or processes. ABOUT T. ROWE PRICE Founded in 1937, Baltimore-based T. 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