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Investec American Franchise I Acc Net GBP

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Fund Provider Investec
Fund Summary The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in a portfolio of equities issued by USA companies and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by USA companies.
SEDOL code B1XFJ34
ISIN GB00B1XFJ342
Fund code ICARA
Managers Michael Hayward
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Blend Equity
IMA Sector North America
Fund Size £294 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 £3.1954
Buy Price £3.1954
Price Change +0.0156%
Price Date 19th July 2019
Yield 0.31%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 23rd September 2002
Fund Status OPEN
Michael is a Portfolio Manager responsible for managing the American Equity Fund and an analyst in the Quality team. In addition to portfolio manager responsibilities, Michael is also focused on stock analysis and selection; as well as ongoing holding review for our Global Quality equity strategies including the flagship Global Franchise fund. Prior to joining the firm, Michael spent three years at Momentum Asset Management as an Equity Research Analyst and a year at Deloitte Actuarial and Insurance Solutions as an Actuarial Analyst. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Witwatersrand. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and a CFA Charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.765%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +17.23% +17.14% +34.13% +13.40% +16.53% +7.06% +24.48% -15.14% +16.88% +21.56%
Benchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
+7.88% +17.05% +20.33% +15.54% +14.86%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.02% -0.35% +0.36%
1 week 0.01% +2.39% -2.38%
1 month 4.16% +3.07% +1.09%
3 months 10.63% +6.45% +4.18%
6 months 22.55% +8.51% +14.04%
1 year 16.86% +8.48% +8.38%
3 years 78.76% +55.74% +23.03%
5 years 157.32% +96.12% +61.20%
10 years 301.99% +285.46% +16.53%
YTD 26.56% +16.00% +10.56%
Since inception 415.90% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Microsoft Corp USA 7.67%
Visa Inc Class A USA 7.65%
Alphabet Inc Class C USA 5.54%
VeriSign Inc USA 5.43%
Mastercard Inc A USA 4.06%
Booking Holdings Inc USA 3.88%
Becton, Dickinson and Co USA 3.63%
Stryker Corp USA 3.52%
S&P Global Inc USA 3.51%
O'Reilly Automotive Inc USA 3.27%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd January 2019 0.0091 £2.5194
2nd January 2018 0.0112 £2.3289
3rd January 2017 0.0155 £2.1444
4th January 2016 0.0119 £1.4460
2nd January 2015 0.0122 £1.4521
2nd January 2014 0.0079 £1.2182