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Merian UK Smaller Companies Fund R GBP Acc

Performance History31/08/2019
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
Merian UK Smaller Companies Fund R GBP Acc
Fund21.211.738.3-17.39.3
+/-Cat5.54.012.3-5.30.6
+/-B’mrk8.2-0.822.7-3.57.4
 
Key Stats
NAV
13/09/2019
 GBP 2.70
Day Change 0.56%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector UK Smaller Companies
ISIN GB00B1XG9599
Fund Size (Mil)
13/09/2019
 GBP 1187.74
Share Class Size (Mil)
13/09/2019
 GBP 431.74
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
07/08/2019
  1.03%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

Merian UK Smaller Companies continues to be a strong offering within the small-cap category.Daniel Nickols is an experienced small-cap investor and has managed this fund for more than 14 years. His involvement goes back even further, to 2001,...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PriceNegative
Investment Objective: Merian UK Smaller Companies Fund R GBP Acc
To achieve capital growth. In seeking to achieve its investment objective the fund will aim to deliver a return, net of fees, greater than that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index excluding Investment Companies over rolling 3 year periods. The fund primarily invests in a portfolio of UK smaller companies.
Returns
Trailing Returns (GBP)13/09/2019
YTD12.95
3 Years Annualised10.48
5 Years Annualised12.02
10 Years Annualised*14.26
12 Month Yield 0.81
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Daniel Nickols
31/01/2004
Inception Date
01/07/2011
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
Numis SC Ex Invt Com TR GBPFTSE 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 Companies Fund R GBP Acc30/06/2019
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.130.0099.13
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.000.000.00
Other0.870.000.87
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom97.79
United States1.49
Asia - Developed0.72
Canada0.00
Latin America0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Industrials21.04
Financial Services17.94
Consumer Cyclical17.47
Technology14.11
Real Estate9.51
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Boohoo Group PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical3.36
Ascential PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical3.18
Clinigen Group PLCHealthcareHealthcare3.16
Smart Metering Systems PLCIndustrialsIndustrials2.32
Johnson Service Group PLCIndustrialsIndustrials2.29
Merian UK Smaller Companies Fund R GBP Acc
* This share class has performance data calculated prior to the inception date, 2011-07-01. This is based upon a simulated/extended track record, using the track record of Merian UK Smaller Companies A GBP Acc (ISIN: GB00B1XG7C26), 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)

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