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Merian UK Mid Cap Fund U1 GBP Acc (Restricted Fund)

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Fund Provider Merian Investment Management Limited
Fund Summary To achieve capital growth. In seeking to achieve its investment objective the fund will aim to deliver a return, net of fees, greater than that of the FTSE 250 ex Investment Trust Index over rolling 3 year periods. The fund primarily invests in a portfolio of medium sized UK companies.
SEDOL code BHBX8L3
ISIN GB00BHBX8L33
Fund code OLMUA
Managers Richard Watts
Manager Tenure 11 years
Morningstar Category UK Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £2,147 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.78%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.6850
Buy Price £1.6850
Price Change +1.323%
Price Date 19th November 2019
Yield 1.24%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 16th September 2019
Fund Status OPEN
Richard joined Merian in 2002, initially as an analyst for the UK mid- and small cap team before assuming full portfolio management in 2009. The Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited was listed on the London Stock Exchange in October 2018, with Richard as co-manager. He joined Merian from Orbis Investment Advisory where he spent two years as an equity analyst, before which he was a senior associate in the investment management division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Richard has a degree in mathematical sciences from the University of Oxford, is IIMR qualified and is a CFA charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.709%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -9.42% +6.24% +28.83% +11.93% +24.18%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Mid-Cap Equity)
+0.15% +4.57% +18.43% +7.82% +14.70%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Mid-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 1.32% +22.46% -21.14%
1 week 3.25% +2.76% +0.49%
1 month 2.06% +9.96% -7.90%
3 months 9.27% +6.13% +3.14%
6 months 3.44% +14.56% -11.12%
1 year 8.29% +8.85% -0.56%
3 years 8.31% +9.00% -0.70%
5 years 11.82% +7.64% +4.18%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 20.44% +1.48% +18.97%
Since inception 9.72% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 9.69%
Ascential PLC GBR 6.18%
SSP Group PLC GBR 5.96%
Ashtead Group PLC GBR 5.33%
Rentokil Initial PLC GBR 4.45%
Homeserve PLC GBR 4.30%
Workspace Group PLC GBR 3.80%
GVC Holdings PLC GBR 3.15%
The Hut Group 3.06%
JD Sports Fashion PLC GBR 2.87%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2019 0.0201 £1.6020
1st August 2018 0.0254 £1.8150
1st August 2017 0.0183 £1.7036
1st August 2016 0.0144 £1.2210
3rd August 2015 0.0151 £1.1961
1st August 2014 0.0005 £0.8809