III - FundFactsheet

Fund Objective: The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing in a portfolio of investments which shall primarily consist of UK equities which resides in the botton 10% of the UK stock market in terms of market capitalisation.

Annual Rebate Annual rebate on
£10,000 holding
Ongoing Charges   Initial Charge /
Dealing Charge
- - 0.85% 0.00% / £10
 Star Rating Fund Risk Level   12 Month Performance
3 HighHighHighHighHigh 2181.89 1763.58
Quick Stats Purchase info
Currency: GBX Change on day 0.36% Sector UT UK Smaller Companies Min: £20.00
Bid price: 0.00 YTD return -4.69% Fund size(£m) 813.31 ISA: Yes
Mid price: 2057.36 Yield 0.97% Fund type OEIC
Offer price 0.00 Type Accumulation Unit Launch date 30/11/2006
Performance - View all
Key Chart Instrument 1 mth 6 mths 1 yr 3 yrs
R&M UK Equity Smaller Companies B Acc -4.34% 1.53% 15.63% 54.12%
UT UK Smaller Companies -4.27% 3.56% 16.55% 48.82%



Sector Weighting - as at 31/12/17
Region Weighting - click here
Sector % of fund
Industrials 26.49
Consumer Services 17.03
Financials 12.56
Technology 11.75
Cash 9.77
Consumer Goods 7.64
Health Care 4.92
Basic Materials 4.77
Oil & Gas 2.54
Region Weighting - as at 31/12/17
Sector Weighting - click here
Region % of fund
UK 80.92
Money Market 9.77
Ireland 2.92
Guernsey 2.30
Israel 1.74
USA 1.43
Australia 0.92

Sector/Region weightings are currently unavailable

Fund Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing in a portfolio of investments which shall primarily consist of UK equities which resides in the botton 10% of the UK stock market in terms of market capitalisation.

Fund Manager

Philip Rodrigs

Click here for Fund manager’s performance biography

Since: 15/09/2014

Biography:Philip Rodrigs is a Partner of the River and Mercantile Group's Equity Solutions division. Philip specialises as an investor in UK listed firms. Philip joined River and Mercantile in March 2014 following a successful 8 years with Investec Asset Management, having grown the multi-award winning Investec UK Smaller Companies Fund to over $1bn and being recognised as Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year 2010 and 2011 and the Morningstar OBSR Outstanding Rising Talent in 2012. Philip also managed the UK All-Cap Investec UK Alpha Fund and latterly co-managed the Investec UK Blue Chip Fund. Philip has been investing in AiM listed stocks since graduating from Oxford University in 2002, with spells at Invesco Asset Management and T Rowe Price Asset Management prior to joining Investec in 2005.

Alpha Manager
is an FE Alpha Manager who has maintained a consistently high alpha score over a proven track record in rising and falling markets.

Quick Stats
Citi code R297 Legal structure OEIC Fund Currency GBX
ISIN code GB00B1DSZS09 Fund size £813.31 M at 14/02/2018 Price date 16/02/2018
Fund Risk Level HighHighHighHighHigh Star rating 3 Pricing freq Daily
Sector UT UK Smaller Companies Valor code - WKN Code -
Bid price 0.00 Mid price 2057.36 Offer Price 0.00
Benchmark Numis Sm Co's + AIM ex ICs Yield 0.97% Launch date 30/11/2006
Domicile United Kingdom Type Accumulation ISA Yes
Purchase & Other Information
Min.investment £20.00
Min.top-up £20.00
Standard (Fund Manager) Initial Charge 5.25%
Interactive Investor Initial Charge 0.00%
Annual Rebate -
Ongoing Charges 0.85% at 02/02/2018
Compliant
Dividend dates Apr 01, Oct 01
For sale in United Kingdom,
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 0.60% 1.53% 15.63% 54.12% 138.50%
Sector 1.13% 3.56% 16.55% 48.82% 89.03%
Relative to sector -0.53% -2.03% -0.92% 5.30% 49.47%
Rank within sector 27/50 37/48 36/48 23/47 6/46
Quartile 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 1st
Discrete Annual Performance to Last Quarter End in GBX
  0-12m 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
Fund 29.41% 7.07% 19.03% 5.18% 60.81%
Sector 26.56% 7.69% 14.16% -1.95% 37.45%
Relative to sector 2.85% -0.62% 4.87% 7.13% 23.36%
Rank within sector 18/48 28/47 16/47 6/47 1/46
Quartile 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st
Performance by Calendar Year in GBX
  YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund -4.69% 29.41% 7.07% 19.03% 5.18%
Sector -2.71% 26.56% 7.69% 14.16% -1.95%
Relative to sector -1.98% 2.85% -0.62% 4.87% 7.13%
Rank within sector 43/50 18/48 28/47 16/47 6/47
Quartile 4th 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st
Fund Price Movement in GBX
12 month high 2181.89 (British Pence) 12 month low 1763.58 (British Pence)
Risk Statistics
Volatility Alpha Beta Sharpe Tracking Error Information Ratio R2
Fund 12.43 -0.46 1.14 1.16 4.24 0.34 0.90
Asset Weightings as at June 30, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK Equities 91.90%
2 NoChange Money Market 8.10%
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Region Weightings as at December 31, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NewEntry UK 80.92%
2 NewEntry Money Market 9.77%
3 NewEntry Ireland 2.92%
4 NewEntry Guernsey 2.30%
5 NewEntry Israel 1.74%
6 NewEntry USA 1.43%
7 NewEntry Australia 0.92%
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Sector Weightings as at December 31, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NewEntry Industrials 26.49%
2 NewEntry Consumer Services 17.03%
3 NewEntry Financials 12.56%
4 NewEntry Technology 11.75%
5 NewEntry Cash 9.77%
6 NewEntry Consumer Goods 7.64%
7 NewEntry Health Care 4.92%
8 NewEntry Basic Materials 4.77%
9 NewEntry Oil & Gas 2.54%
10 nochange Others 2.52%
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Top Holdings as at January 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC 3.21%
2 Riser FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC 2.72%
3 Riser BLUE PRISM GROUP PLC 2.72%
4 Faller CONVIVIALITY PLC 2.02%
5 NewEntry ISHARES FTSE 250 UCITS ETF GBP 1.99%
6 NewEntry VANGUARD FTSE 250 UCITS ETF 1.98%
7 Faller GAMMA COMMUNICATIONS PLC 1.85%
8 Faller HOCHSCHILD MINING PLC 1.66%
9 Riser AVON RUBBER 1.62%
10 NewEntry BODYCOTE PLC 1.59%
Total 21.35%
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