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Merian UK Smaller Companies R Acc

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Fund Provider Merian
Fund Summary Capital growth by investing primarily in shares (i.e. equities) and similar investments of smaller companies listed or located in the UK.
SEDOL code B1XG959
ISIN GB00B1XG9599
Fund code OLSMA
Managers Daniel Nickols
Manager Tenure 15 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £1,376 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.03%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £2.8861
Buy Price £2.9168
Price Change +0.1041%
Price Date 26th January 2018
Yield 0.54%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 29th January 2001
Fund Status OPEN
Dan joined the company in 2001 and leads the UK small- and mid-cap team. Dan's involvement with smaller companies began in specialist sales at Albert E Sharp from September 1995. He switched from the sell side to the buy side in May 1997, working on the Albert E Sharp Smaller Companies Fund. After graduating from the University of Cambridge in 1992 with a degree in modern and medieval languages, he joined Deloitte & Touche, before moving to the European equities division of Morgan Stanley in June 1994. He is IIMR qualified.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.126%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -3.84% +17.02% +27.86% +13.07% -0.39% +30.71% +23.58% +5.16% +25.64% +52.74%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
+1.44% +4.69% +23.86% +7.53% -1.33%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.43% +0.04% -0.47%
1 week 0.18% +0.46% -0.28%
1 month 0.18% +0.49% -0.31%
3 months 5.18% +6.66% -1.48%
6 months 15.19% +11.81% +3.38%
1 year -7.41% -5.64% -1.77%
3 years 51.23% +37.34% +13.89%
5 years 81.95% +51.45% +30.50%
10 years 362.36% +298.36% +64.00%
YTD 15.63% +13.21% +2.41%
Since inception 1048.49% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Blue Prism Group PLC GBR 3.84%
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 3.63%
Ascential PLC GBR 2.92%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 2.89%
Johnson Service Group PLC GBR 2.43%
Burford Capital Ltd GBR 2.34%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.29%
Charter Court Financial Services Group PLC GBR 2.29%
Fevertree Drinks PLC GBR 2.17%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 2.00%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2018 0.0151 £2.9470
1st August 2017 0.0167 £2.6781
1st August 2016 0.0162 £1.8682
3rd August 2015 0.0145 £1.7797
1st August 2014 0.0148 £1.4702