Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund R GBP Inc

Performance History30/09/2020
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund R GBP Inc
Fund23.950.8-17.428.8-5.7
+/-Cat16.224.8-5.43.65.7
+/-B’mrk11.435.2-3.611.216.5
 
Key Stats
NAV
22/10/2020
 GBP 2.97
Day Change 0.29%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector UK Smaller Companies
ISIN IE00BLP58G83
Fund Size (Mil)
22/10/2020
 GBP 322.95
Share Class Size (Mil)
22/10/2020
 GBP 215.08
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
13/07/2020
  0.84%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

Nick Williamson has demonstrated diligent execution of the approach since taking over this strategy in January 2016, and he is backed by an experienced and well-resourced team. Under our enhanced ratings framework, which places a greater emphasis...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeopleAbove Average
ParentAverage
ProcessAbove Average
Performance
Price
Investment Objective: Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund R GBP Inc
The 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)22/10/2020
YTD-5.45
3 Years Annualised0.82
5 Years Annualised14.63
10 Years Annualised*15.36
12 Month Yield 0.92
Dividend Paying Frequency Annually
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Nick Williamson
01/01/2016
Inception Date
30/05/2014
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
Numis Smaller Companies Index ex ICFTSE 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 R GBP Inc30/09/2020
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock97.210.0097.21
Bond0.090.000.09
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.550.000.55
Other2.150.002.15
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom97.93
Asia - Developed1.53
Africa0.54
United States0.00
Canada0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Consumer Cyclical30.11
Communication Services15.34
Industrials14.59
Financial Services14.15
Technology8.42
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
THG Holdings PLC Ordinary ShareConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical7.61
Boohoo Group PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical6.96
ASOS PLCConsumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical4.83
Onesavings Bank PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services4.79
Gamma Communications PLCCommunication ServicesCommunication Services4.73
Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund R GBP Inc

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* 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)

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