Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc

Performance History31/07/2019
Growth of 1,000 (EUR)
Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc
Fund29.07.045.0-18.313.4
+/-Cat7.214.023.8-5.32.8
+/-Idx10.09.833.8-3.510.5
 
Key Stats
NAV
20/08/2019
 GBP 2.66
Day Change -0.36%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
ISIN IE00BLP58G83
Fund Size (Mil)
20/08/2019
 GBP 326.24
Share Class Size (Mil)
20/08/2019
 GBP 172.67
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
14/08/2019
  0.85%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

Nick Williamson has made a strong start since becoming lead manager in January 2016. We acknowledge his relatively limited portfolio management experience but feel there are clear positives, including the support of a highly regarded team, his...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PriceNegative
Investment Objective: Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R 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)20/08/2019
YTD6.23
3 Years Annualised13.85
5 Years Annualised12.40
10 Years Annualised*16.79
12 Month Yield 0.00
Dividend Paying Frequency Annually
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Nick Williamson
01/01/2016
Inception Date
30/05/2014
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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 R GBP Inc31/05/2019
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stocks98.660.0098.66
Bonds0.000.000.00
Cash0.000.000.00
Other1.340.001.34
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom97.95
United States2.04
Eurozone0.01
Canada0.00
Latin America0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Financial Services24.69
Consumer Cyclical21.44
Technology14.89
Industrials12.73
Real Estate6.67
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Blue Prism Group PLCTechnologyTechnology5.47
Clinigen Group PLCHealthcareHealthcare4.51
Boohoo Group PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical4.20
Charter Court Financial Services... Financial ServicesFinancial Services4.03
Alpha FX Group PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.43
Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc
* This share class has performance data calculated prior to the inception date, 2014-05-30. This is based upon a simulated/extended track record, using the track record of Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc A GBP Inc (ISIN: IE00BLP58F76), and is in accordance with Morningstar’s Extended Performance Methodology paper. To find out more about this, click here.
In order to provide consistency across the report data provided by different Asset Managers, the calculated data points presented are generated using Morningstar’s proprietary calculation methodology which is set out in more detail at(https://www.morningstar.com/research/signature)