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Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 Acc

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Fund Provider Merian Investment Management Limited
Fund Summary To provide capital growth from investing primarily in a portfolio of UK smaller companies.
SEDOL code BHBX8S0
ISIN GB00BHBX8S02
Fund code OLUUI
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) 0.94%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.6790
Buy Price £1.6790
Price Change +0.2987%
Price Date 3rd July 2020
Yield 0.93%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 25th July 2016
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: 0.351%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -2.87% -8.02% +18.00% +46.92% -0.93% +14.69%
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 0.30% -15.51% +15.81%
1 week 0.54% -0.81% +1.35%
1 month 0.00% +23.07% -23.07%
3 months 28.27% -15.76% +44.02%
6 months -13.94% -5.62% -8.32%
1 year -2.78% +1.25% -4.03%
3 years 2.21% +5.60% -3.39%
5 years 8.99% +5.60% +3.39%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -14.03% +0.06% -14.09%
Since inception 8.72% 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 0.0148 £1.7080
1st August 2018 0.0111 £1.8550
1st August 2017 0.0117 £1.6848
1st August 2016 0.0112 £1.1742
3rd August 2015 0.0100 £1.1176
1st August 2014 0.0032 £0.9225