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Merian UK Alpha Fund R Inc

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Fund Provider Merian
Fund Summary To maximise capital growth through investment in a portfolio of predominantly UK equities.
SEDOL code BFYN3S8
ISIN GB00BFYN3S87
Fund code MEURI
Managers Richard Buxton
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category Currently unavailable
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £1,655 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 £1.272
Buy Price £1.272
Price Change -0.3135%
Price Date 19th July 2019
Yield 3.56%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 21st June 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Richard joined the company 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, where he managed the Schroder UK Alpha Plus Fund for over 10 years. 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: 0.944%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance +0.44% +8.52% +26.47% -11.11% +5.59% +12.60%
Benchmark Performance
+2.89% +5.90% +27.16% -6.05% +5.35%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.31% -0.54% +0.23%
1 week -0.39% +1.28% -1.67%
1 month 2.00% +1.45% +0.55%
3 months 1.27% +3.75% -2.48%
6 months 10.56% +9.18% +1.37%
1 year 1.71% -2.62% +4.33%
3 years 30.45% +29.03% +1.42%
5 years 31.16% +29.04% +2.12%
10 years Currently unavailable +149.18% Currently unavailable
YTD 16.12% +11.79% +4.34%
Since inception 48.18% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BP PLC GBR 4.70%
Worldpay Inc Class A USA 4.68%
Sage Group (The) PLC GBR 4.57%
HSBC Holdings PLC GBR 4.22%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBR 4.21%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B GBR 4.10%
Tesco PLC GBR 3.80%
Rio Tinto PLC GBR 3.79%
Whitbread PLC GBR 3.79%
SSP Group PLC GBR 3.74%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st February 2019 0.0174 £1.1450
1st August 2018 0.0024 £1.2560
3rd April 2018 0.0177 £1.1870
2nd October 2017 0.0224 £1.2400
3rd April 2017 0.0159 £1.1880
3rd October 2016 0.0220 £1.1130