Anthony Bolton – Fidelity (Moderator)

From December 1979 until end of 2007, Anthony Bolton ran the Fidelity Special Situations Fund. Over this 28 year period the fund achieved a remarkable annualised return of 19.5%, outperforming the market by 6% per annum while the funds under management grew from c.£2m to £6.5bn before the fund was split. He also ran European funds and two investment trusts. He gave up active fund management at the end of 2007, returning in 2010 to launch the Fidelity China Special Situations Investment Trust which he ran for 4 years while being based in Hong Kong. Anthony retired in 2014 but remains a director and senior adviser at Fidelity International. He is the author of “Investing Against the Tide: Lessons from a Life Running Money”.