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Merian UK Alpha Fund R Acc

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Fund Provider Merian Investment Management Limited
Fund Summary To maximise capital growth through investment in a portfolio of predominantly UK equities.
SEDOL code BFYN3R7
ISIN GB00BFYN3R70
Fund code MEURA
Managers Richard Buxton
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category UK Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £1,700 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 £1.7110
Buy Price £1.7110
Price Change +0.5288%
Price Date 14th November 2019
Yield 3.48%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 15th June 2018
Fund Status OPEN
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: 0.583%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +2.00% +5.10% +16.90% +10.81% -4.64% +6.01% +33.76% +16.63% -6.85% +14.63%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Large-Cap Equity)
+1.80% +5.06% +11.54% +13.90% -0.99%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.47% +14.45% -14.92%
1 week -0.18% +2.01% -2.19%
1 month 1.98% +3.96% -1.98%
3 months 5.26% +4.55% +0.71%
6 months 6.31% +8.41% -2.10%
1 year 9.95% +6.52% +3.43%
3 years 7.74% +6.01% +1.72%
5 years 5.63% +7.90% -2.26%
10 years 8.71% +8.75% -0.04%
YTD 17.06% -0.34% +17.39%
Since inception 7.57% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBR 4.82%
BP PLC GBR 4.58%
Tesco PLC GBR 4.32%
Fidelity National Information Services Inc USA 4.32%
HSBC Holdings PLC GBR 4.27%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B GBR 3.90%
AstraZeneca PLC GBR 3.82%
GVC Holdings PLC GBR 3.80%
Lloyds Banking Group PLC GBR 3.65%
Smith & Nephew PLC GBR 3.63%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2019 0.0385 £1.6880
1st February 2019 0.0227 £1.5200
1st August 2018 0.0032 £1.6430