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Merian UK Smaller Companies R Acc

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Fund Provider Merian Investment Management Limited
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 16 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £1,118 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 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 £2.6400
Buy Price £2.6400
Price Change -1.1235%
Price Date 7th July 2020
Yield 0.84%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 19th June 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Dan joined Merian 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: 0.343%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance -2.95% -8.13% +17.91% +46.78% -1.02% +14.71% +17.74% +32.58% -2.47% +38.30%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-6.16% -6.33% +15.97% +36.24% -6.01%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.12% -15.15% +14.02%
1 week 0.27% -1.82% +2.08%
1 month -3.08% +16.10% -19.18%
3 months 17.75% -15.24% +33.00%
6 months -14.23% -4.81% -9.42%
1 year -2.65% +1.33% -3.98%
3 years 1.86% +5.79% -3.93%
5 years 8.95% +11.68% -2.73%
10 years 13.90% +7.65% +6.25%
YTD -14.76% +1.54% -16.30%
Since inception 13.14% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 5.56%
Liontrust Asset Management PLC GBR 3.27%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 3.12%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.99%
Gamma Communications PLC GBR 2.54%
Ascential PLC GBR 2.51%
Hilton Food Group PLC GBR 2.50%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 2.43%
The Hut Group 2.38%
RWS Holdings PLC GBR 2.25%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2019 0.0211 £2.7090
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