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Merian UK Smaller Companies R Inc

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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 B8FD429
ISIN GB00B8FD4291
Fund code OLSMI
Managers Daniel Nickols
Manager Tenure 16 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £1,112 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 £2.3700
Buy Price £2.3700
Price Change -0.9611%
Price Date 29th May 2020
Yield 0.97%
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: 0.253%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance -16.59% -3.85% +17.04% +27.85% +13.08% -0.34% +30.70% +23.01% +4.72% +25.65%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-17.82% -2.81% +13.74% +18.14% +8.81%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.96% -16.66% +15.70%
1 week 5.24% +5.12% +0.12%
1 month 5.33% -7.60% +12.93%
3 months -7.64% -10.71% +3.07%
6 months -8.88% -7.20% -1.68%
1 year -5.55% +0.06% -5.61%
3 years 0.64% +5.33% -4.69%
5 years 8.12% +11.42% -3.30%
10 years 13.36% +7.59% +5.77%
YTD -15.66% +4.52% -20.18%
Since inception 13.17% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 3.66%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 3.24%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 3.16%
Liontrust Asset Management PLC GBR 3.02%
Hilton Food Group PLC GBR 2.68%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 2.61%
Ascential PLC GBR 2.55%
Savills PLC GBR 2.51%
Gamma Communications PLC GBR 2.45%
The Hut Group 2.32%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2019 0.0193 £2.4580
1st August 2018 0.0139 £2.6940
1st August 2017 0.0154 £2.4611
1st August 2016 0.0151 £1.7275
3rd August 2015 0.0136 £1.6600
1st August 2014 0.0141 £1.3826