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BMO Global Smaller Companies PLC

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Fund ProviderBMO Investment Business Ltd
Fund Summary'This trust remains the only investment trust to offer investor access to a broadly spread global smaller companies portfolio. The portfolio consists of individual smaller company investments within the US, UK and European markets, and fund holdings targeting smaller companies in Japan, Asia, Latin America and other smaller territories. The dividend of the Company has risen for 44 years in a row, benefiting from a growing income stream from the investment portfolio.
Fund codeFCSLM
ManagersPeter Ewins
Manager Tenure15 years
Morningstar CategoryGlobal Small-Cap Equity
Fund SizeCurrently unavailable
Fund TypeETF / IT
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.85%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£1.1749
Buy Price£1.1812
Price Date24th September 2020
YieldCurrently unavailable
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date31st October 2019
Fund StatusOPEN
Peter Ewins is a Director and Portfolio Manager in the Global Small Cap Equity team. He joined the Group in 1996. Prior to this, he worked for Municipal Mutual Insurance and Commercial Union Insurance (1989-93) and ESN Pension Management (1994-96). Peter has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Statistics from the University of Exeter and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.150%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance-12.58%-3.52%+10.65%+28.40%+4.23%+14.75%+13.73%+35.74%+0.13%+39.21%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Small-Cap Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(Global Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.67%+2.06%-2.72%
1 week-3.72%-0.98%-2.73%
1 month-2.30%+4.21%-6.50%
3 months2.37%+35.36%-33.00%
6 months50.01%+3.48%+46.52%
1 year-11.94%+4.83%-16.76%
3 years-1.97%+10.71%-12.67%
5 years5.93%+8.06%-2.12%
10 years10.57%+0.15%+10.43%
Since inception11.83%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
AS SICAV I Jpn SmlrComs I Acc JPYLUX3.92%
PineBridge Asia exJapan SmCap Eq YIRL3.76%
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Coms CGLUX3.30%
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos OrdGBR2.69%
Utilico Emerging Markets OrdGBR1.93%
Wheaton Precious Metals CorpCAN1.53%
Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B IncGBR1.43%
Icon PLCIRL1.37%
Alleghany CorpUSA1.05%
Ensign Group IncUSA1.01%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
9th July 20200.0115£1.1600
2nd January 20200.0055£1.5000
11th July 20190.0115£1.3540
3rd January 20190.0050£1.2200
12th July 20180.0100£1.4050
4th January 20180.0044£1.3950