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Merian UK Alpha Fund R Acc

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Fund ProviderMerian Investment Management Limited
Fund SummaryTo maximise capital growth through investment in a portfolio of predominantly UK equities.
Fund codeMEURA
ManagersRichard Buxton
Manager Tenure11 years
Morningstar CategoryUK Large-Cap Equity
IMA SectorUK All Companies
Fund Size£885 million
Fund TypeOEIC
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£1.3260
Buy Price£1.3260
Price Change-1.7777%
Price Date25th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date15th June 2018
Fund StatusOPEN
Richard joined Merian as head of UK equities in 2013. In early 2019, he announced his intention to step down from the CEO role (which he took on in 2015) and will remain with the business as head of UK equities. Richard was previously at Schroders. Prior to Schroders he spent more than a decade at Baring Asset Management, having commenced his investment career in 1985 at Brown Shipley Asset Management. Richard was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry honour at the Morningstar OBSR Awards in 2012 and has a degree in English language and literature from the University of Oxford.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: -0.178%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance-16.83%+0.48%+9.78%+26.59%-11.14%+5.65%+13.85%+32.87%-7.10%+27.28%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Large-Cap Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(UK Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-1.78%-20.97%+19.19%
1 week-4.74%-4.81%+0.07%
1 month-5.56%-3.20%-2.36%
3 months-2.79%+9.47%-12.26%
6 months9.32%-15.66%+24.98%
1 year-19.49%-3.73%-15.76%
3 years-5.11%+2.16%-7.28%
5 years1.53%+4.87%-3.33%
10 years5.02%+7.14%-2.11%
Since inception5.68%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
AstraZeneca PLCGBR5.17%
GVC Holdings PLCGBR4.83%
GlaxoSmithKline PLCGBR4.82%
Sage Group (The) PLCGBR4.65%
Rio Tinto PLCGBR4.31%
Pets at Home Group PLCGBR4.29%
Experian PLCGBR4.21%
Fidelity National Information Services IncUSA4.21%
Barclays PLCGBR4.18%
Whitbread PLCGBR4.16%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
3rd August 20200.0213£1.3310
3rd February 20200.0272£1.7250
1st August 20190.0385£1.6880
1st February 20190.0227£1.5200
1st August 20180.0032£1.6430