Fund Managers’ Favourites: Snap Up Small-Caps

VIDEO: Old Mutual’s small-cap specialist, Dan Nickols, says his three favourite small-caps operate in very different markets: telecom, packaging and digital broadcasting

Alanna Petroff 15 January, 2013 | 6:00AM
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In the video series, "Fund Managers' Favourites", Morningstar speaks with UK-based fund managers to learn about their top investment picks. In this video, Morningstar journalist Alanna Petroff speaks with Old Mutual fund manager Dan Nickols about his three favourite equity picks. Click here to see the last ‘Fund Managers’ Favourites’ video with Dan Nickols from May 2012.

Video Transcript:

Alanna Petroff: If you had invested £10,000 back in 2004 when Dan Nickols had started running his fund at Old Mutual, you'd probably be very happy right now because you would have tripled your money. Dan Nickols runs the Old Mutual UK Select Smaller Companies Fund, which tracks, obviously, small caps and it is Gold-rated by Morningstar OBSR analysts. He joins me now to talk about his top picks.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Jupiter UK Smaller Companies L GBP Acc6.90 GBP-0.03Rating
Smith (DS) PLC422.30 GBP0.00

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Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.

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