Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc

Performance History31/03/2019
Growth of 1,000 (EUR)
Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc
Fund28.36.344.0-18.915.6
+/-Cat6.613.322.9-5.94.4
+/-Idx9.49.132.9-4.16.1
 
Key Stats
NAV
17/04/2019
 GBP 16.63
Day Change 1.62%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
ISIN IE00BLP58F76
Fund Size (Mil)
17/04/2019
 GBP 369.42
Share Class Size (Mil)
17/04/2019
 GBP 150.36
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
15/02/2019
  1.58%
*  This rating and report were issued for a different share class of this fund. The performance and fee structure of this class may vary from that referenced.
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

Nick Williamson became the lead manager in January 2016 and has had an almost perfect start to his portfolio management career. 

Williamson was made deputy manager on this fund in January 2014 and is an experienced analyst, having worked on the...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformanceNeutral
PriceNegative
Investment Objective: Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc
Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund aims to provide capital growth from investing primarily in an equity portfolio of UK smaller companies. Smaller companies are defined for this purpose as those companies which are quoted on a regulated market and which have a market capitalisation no greater than the largest company in the Numis Smaller Companies Index at the time of initial investment. The Numis Smaller Companies Index is designed to monitor the performance of the smaller companies sector.
Returns
Trailing Returns (EUR)17/04/2019
YTD20.37
3 Years Annualised17.55
5 Years Annualised14.42
10 Years Annualised20.55
12 Month Yield 0.00
Dividend Paying Frequency Annually
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Nick Williamson
01/01/2016
Inception Date
14/01/2002
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Benchmarks
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
Numis Smaller Companies ex ITsFTSE Small Cap Ex Invest Trust TR GBP
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNo
GrowthYes
IncomeNot Specific
HedgingNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc31/01/2019
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stocks99.320.0099.32
Bonds0.000.000.00
Cash0.000.000.00
Other0.680.000.68
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom99.34
United States0.66
Canada0.00
Latin America0.00
Eurozone0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Financial Services24.82
Consumer Cyclical21.77
Technology16.62
Industrials10.33
Real Estate7.15
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Blue Prism Group PLCTechnologyTechnology6.45
Boohoo Group PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical4.11
Marshalls PLCBasic MaterialsBasic Materials3.70
Charter Court Financial Services... Financial ServicesFinancial Services3.53
Clinigen Group PLCHealthcareHealthcare3.48
Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc
* This share class has performance data calculated prior to the inception date, 2002-01-14. This is based upon a simulated/extended track record, using the track record of Old Mutual UK Smaller Coms Focus A GBP (ISIN: IE0031266244), and is in accordance with Morningstar’s Extended Performance Methodology paper. To find out more about this, click here.