III - FundFactsheet

Fund Objective: The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in equities issued by UK smaller companies and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by UK smaller companies.

Annual Rebate Annual rebate on
£10,000 holding
Ongoing Charges   Initial Charge /
Dealing Charge
- - 0.83% 0.00% / £10
 Star Rating Fund Risk Level   12 Month Performance
1 HighHighHighHighHigh 6346.86 5104.07
Quick Stats Purchase info
Currency: GBX Change on day -0.08% Sector UT UK Smaller Companies Min: £20.00
Bid price: 0.00 YTD return -3.98% Fund size(£m) 303.65 ISA: Yes
Mid price: 6003.69 Yield 1.53% Fund type OEIC
Offer price 0.00 Type Income Unit Launch date 01/04/2004
Performance - View all
Key Chart Instrument 1 mth 6 mths 1 yr 3 yrs
Investec UK Smaller Companies I Inc GBP -5.08% 1.70% 18.00% 40.89%
UT UK Smaller Companies -4.27% 3.56% 16.55% 48.82%



Sector Weighting - as at 31/01/18
Region Weighting - click here
Sector % of fund
Industrials 21.00
Consumer Services 20.10
Consumer Goods 15.80
Financials 11.80
Technology 11.10
Health Care 7.90
Basic Materials 6.00
Money Market 2.80
Telecommunications 2.80
Region Weighting - as at 31/01/18
Sector Weighting - click here
Region % of fund
UK 97.20
Money Market 2.80

Sector/Region weightings are currently unavailable

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in equities issued by UK smaller companies and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by UK smaller companies.

Fund Manager

Matt Evans

Click here for Fund manager’s performance biography

Since: 01/10/2017

Biography:Matt is a portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, with a focus on UK Smaller Companies within the Quality team. Matt is based in the London office. Before joining the firm, Matt worked for Threadneedle as a portfolio manager in the UK equities team. He was co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund and a range of small cap institutional portfolios. He was also lead manager of the Threadneedle UK Ethical Equity Fund and was responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team. Prior to joining Threadneedle, Matthew was a portfolio manager at Legal & General Investment Management specialising in UK Small Caps. He graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Geography and Sports Science. In addition, Matt holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Quick Stats
Citi code GO76 Legal structure OEIC Fund Currency GBX
ISIN code GB00B00LDP80 Fund size £303.65 M at 14/02/2018 Price date 16/02/2018
Fund Risk Level HighHighHighHighHigh Star rating 1 Pricing freq Daily
Sector UT UK Smaller Companies Valor code 1869943 WKN Code A0H0XN
Bid price 0.00 Mid price 6003.69 Offer Price 0.00
Benchmark Numis Small Cap (ex IT) plus AIM Yield 1.53% Launch date 01/04/2004
Domicile United Kingdom Type Distributing ISA Yes
Purchase & Other Information
Min.investment £20.00
Min.top-up £20.00
Standard (Fund Manager) Initial Charge 0.00%
Interactive Investor Initial Charge 0.00%
Annual Rebate -
Ongoing Charges 0.83% at 30/09/2017
Compliant Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant,
Dividend dates Oct 01
For sale in Chile, United Kingdom, Peru,
Performance Chart in (GBX)

Bid-to-bid with income reinvested.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Fund performance data doesn’t take into account fees and expenses which are specific to individual plans. Details are available on request.

Cumulative Performance in GBX
  3 mth 6 mth 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
Fund 1.09% 1.70% 18.00% 40.89% 92.36%
Sector 1.13% 3.56% 16.55% 48.82% 89.03%
Relative to sector -0.04% -1.86% 1.45% -7.93% 3.33%
Rank within sector 20/50 36/48 20/48 36/47 30/46
Quartile 2nd 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd
Discrete Annual Performance to Last Quarter End in GBX
  0-12m 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
Fund 30.78% -1.15% 12.49% -1.18% 46.59%
Sector 26.56% 7.69% 14.16% -1.95% 37.45%
Relative to sector 4.22% -8.84% -1.67% 0.77% 9.14%
Rank within sector 13/48 44/47 35/47 27/47 9/46
Quartile 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd 1st
Performance by Calendar Year in GBX
  YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund -3.98% 30.78% -1.15% 12.49% -1.18%
Sector -2.71% 26.56% 7.69% 14.16% -1.95%
Relative to sector -1.27% 4.22% -8.84% -1.67% 0.77%
Rank within sector 34/50 13/48 44/47 35/47 27/47
Quartile 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd
Fund Price Movement in GBX
12 month high 6346.86 (British Pence) 12 month low 5104.07 (British Pence)
Risk Statistics
Volatility Alpha Beta Sharpe Tracking Error Information Ratio R2
Fund 13.16 -3.91 1.17 0.82 5.55 -0.30 0.84
Asset Weightings as at January 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK Equities 97.20%
2 NewEntry Money Market 2.80%
  •  Faller
  •  Riser
  •  No change
  • new  New entry
Region Weightings as at January 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK 97.20%
2 NewEntry Money Market 2.80%
  •  Faller
  •  Riser
  •  No change
  • new  New entry
Sector Weightings as at January 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 Riser Industrials 21.00%
2 Faller Consumer Services 20.10%
3 NoChange Consumer Goods 15.80%
4 NoChange Financials 11.80%
5 NoChange Technology 11.10%
6 NoChange Health Care 7.90%
7 NoChange Basic Materials 6.00%
8 Riser Money Market 2.80%
9 Faller Telecommunications 2.80%
10 nochange Others 0.70%
  •  Faller
  •  Riser
  •  No change
  • new  New entry
Top Holdings as at January 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 Riser XLMEDIA PLC 2.80%
2 Riser CLINIGEN GROUP PLC 2.70%
3 Riser HOLLYWOOD BOWL GROUP PLC 2.70%
4 Faller SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC 2.70%
5 Riser ARROW GLOBAL GRP PLC 2.60%
6 Riser FDM GROUP PLC 2.60%
7 NewEntry COSTAIN GROUP 2.50%
8 Faller COUNTRYSIDE PROPERTIES PLC 2.40%
9 NewEntry ON THE BEACH GROUP PLC 2.40%
10 NewEntry DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC 2.30%
Total 25.70%
  •  Faller
  •  Riser
  •  No change
  • new  New entry