Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund A GBP Inc

Performance History31/01/2020
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund A GBP Inc
Fund23.149.8-18.027.92.8
+/-Cat15.423.8-6.02.62.5
+/-B’mrk10.534.2-4.210.22.7
 
Key Stats
NAV
18/02/2020
 GBP 19.11
Day Change -0.45%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector UK Smaller Companies
ISIN IE00BLP58F76
Fund Size (Mil)
18/02/2020
 GBP 390.13
Share Class Size (Mil)
18/02/2020
 GBP 118.62
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
31/10/2019
  1.60%
*  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 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 Companies Focus Fund 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 (GBP)18/02/2020
YTD4.54
3 Years Annualised14.58
5 Years Annualised19.18
10 Years Annualised18.62
12 Month Yield 0.20
Dividend Paying Frequency Annually
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Nick Williamson
01/01/2016
Inception Date
14/01/2002
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Category Benchmark
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 Companies Focus Fund A GBP Inc30/11/2019
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock88.610.0088.61
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash6.160.006.16
Other5.230.005.23
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom98.20
United States1.80
Canada0.00
Latin America0.00
Eurozone0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Financial Services24.59
Industrials16.73
Consumer Cyclical16.18
Communication Services10.30
Real Estate9.56
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Onesavings Bank PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services7.00
Boohoo Group PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical4.95
Alpha FX Group PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services4.00
Clinigen Group PLCHealthcareHealthcare3.88
Gamma Communications PLCCommunication ServicesCommunication Services3.30
Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund A GBP Inc

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* 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.
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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