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BMO Global Smaller Companies PLC

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Fund Provider BMO
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.
SEDOL code 0017505
ISIN GB0000175058
Fund code FCSLL
Managers Peter Ewins
Manager Tenure 14 years
Morningstar Category Global Small-Cap Equity
Fund Size £204 million
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.85%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £13.76
Buy Price £13.78
Price Change +0.5848%
Price Date 13th September 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st January 1970
Fund Status OPEN
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: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +0.44% +12.39% +26.05% +6.51% +14.76% +13.90% +32.12% -3.82% +31.76% +29.75%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Small-Cap Equity)
-2.37% +13.18% +28.90% +1.95% +14.39%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.44% -0.25% +0.68%
1 week 1.47% +1.74% -0.27%
1 month 0.15% +1.91% -1.76%
3 months 4.33% +4.67% -0.34%
6 months 6.65% +8.20% -1.56%
1 year -3.63% -1.96% -1.66%
3 years 27.83% +42.26% -14.43%
5 years 63.58% +64.62% -1.03%
10 years 293.64% +219.93% +73.70%
YTD 14.08% +14.39% -0.31%
Since inception Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Coms CG LUX 4.26%
AS SICAV I Jpn SmlrComs I Acc JPY LUX 3.94%
PineBridge Asia ex Japan Small Cap Eq Y IRL 3.50%
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Ord GBR 2.82%
Utilico Emerging Markets Ord GBR 2.26%
Alleghany Corp USA 1.65%
Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Inc GBR 1.42%
Steris PLC USA 1.38%
Martin Marietta Materials Inc USA 1.32%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp CAN 1.16%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
11th July 2019 0.1150 £1354.0000
3rd January 2019 0.0500 £1220.0000
12th July 2018 0.1000 £1405.0000
4th January 2018 0.0440 £1395.0000
13th July 2017 0.0825 £1303.0000
5th January 2017 0.0400 £1250.0000