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Hermes US SMID Equity Fund Class F GBP Acc

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Fund Provider Hermes
Fund Summary The investment objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity or equity related securities of small and mid-capitalisation companies domiciled in the US, or which derive a large proportion of their income from US activities. These are primarily listed or traded in the US or Canada.
SEDOL code B8JBCY7
ISIN IE00B8JBCY79
Fund code HUSMA
Managers Michael Russell, Mark Sherlock
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category US Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector North American Smaller Companies
Fund Size £746 million
Fund Type OEIC
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 £2.7301
Buy Price £2.7301
Price Change -0.3104%
Price Date 19th July 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 26th September 2012
Fund Status OPEN
Michael joined Hermes in March 2014 as the co-manager of the US SMID Cap strategy and became the lead manager of the US All Cap strategy in May 2015. Michael was most recently senior portfolio manager of the Global Developed Markets Equity funds at Normura Asset Management, where he worked for eight years. During this time he also acted as portfolio manager of the firms US equity funds for five years from 2005. Earlier in his career Michael held senior roles managing US equity funds at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Mercury Asset Management. He is a CFA charterholder and has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.046%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance +6.88% +9.36% +20.84% +18.51% +16.85% +9.44%
Benchmark Performance
(US Mid-Cap Equity)
+7.65% +14.87% +12.45% +14.89% +19.60%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(US Mid-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.31% -0.40% +0.09%
1 week -0.31% +1.31% -1.62%
1 month 1.60% +1.98% -0.38%
3 months 6.87% +4.92% +1.95%
6 months 15.38% +8.35% +7.03%
1 year 4.69% +3.22% +1.46%
3 years 33.65% +44.33% -10.69%
5 years 103.97% +81.24% +22.73%
10 years Currently unavailable +273.83% Currently unavailable
YTD 22.40% +16.83% +5.57%
Since inception 179.75% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Alleghany Corp USA 2.57%
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc Class B CAN 2.55%
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc USA 2.53%
Community Bank System Inc USA 2.50%
Reinsurance Group of America Inc USA 2.49%
AptarGroup Inc USA 2.48%
Wintrust Financial Corp USA 2.28%
Teradyne Inc USA 2.22%
STERIS Ltd USA 2.13%
Alliant Energy Corp USA 2.13%

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