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Merian UK Equity Fund R Inc

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Fund Provider Merian
Fund Summary Long-term capital growth by investing primarily in shares (i.e. equities) and similar investments of companies listed or located in the UK.
SEDOL code B61RLQ4
ISIN GB00B61RLQ48
Fund code GRUKI
Managers Richard Buxton
Manager Tenure Currently unavailable
Morningstar Category Currently unavailable
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £134 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.9%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.974
Buy Price £1.9893
Price Change -0.0759%
Price Date 26th January 2018
Yield 3.29%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 31st December 1971
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: 0.482%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -2.51% -0.69% +17.83% -4.25% +7.36% +18.38% +20.66% +1.96% +13.53% +50.57%
Benchmark Performance
+4.95% -1.91% +20.84% -4.02% +5.27%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.88% -0.04% -1.84%
1 week -1.88% +1.52% -3.40%
1 month -4.29% -1.04% -3.25%
3 months 0.59% +3.32% -2.73%
6 months 2.51% +7.24% -4.74%
1 year -10.86% -3.68% -7.19%
3 years 14.17% +29.21% -15.04%
5 years 16.39% +30.34% -13.94%
10 years 158.98% +153.01% +5.97%
YTD 7.85% +11.81% -3.96%
Since inception 10149.90% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BP PLC GBR 5.56%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B GBR 5.37%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBR 5.08%
HSBC Holdings PLC GBR 4.94%
AstraZeneca PLC GBR 4.89%
Tesco PLC GBR 4.81%
British American Tobacco PLC GBR 4.03%
Prudential PLC GBR 3.60%
Phoenix Group Holdings PLC GBR 3.27%
BT Group PLC GBR 3.23%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st November 2018 0.0567 £1.7470
1st November 2017 0.0471 £1.9631
1st November 2016 0.0474 £1.7942
2nd November 2015 0.0391 £1.6598
3rd November 2014 0.0326 £1.6433