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Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 Acc

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Fund Provider Merian
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 15 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £1,255 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £1.8164
Buy Price £1.8357
Price Change +0.1047%
Price Date 26th January 2018
Yield 0.64%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 22nd April 2014
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: 1.150%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -8.02% +18.00% +46.92% -0.93% +14.69%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-2.83% +5.55% +42.82% -6.57%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.50% +0.04% +0.46%
1 week -2.12% +0.46% -2.58%
1 month -4.83% +0.49% -5.32%
3 months -7.55% +6.66% -14.21%
6 months 0.75% +11.81% -11.06%
1 year -12.55% -5.64% -6.91%
3 years 31.94% +37.34% -5.40%
5 years 71.26% +51.45% +19.81%
10 years Currently unavailable +298.36% Currently unavailable
YTD 7.51% +13.21% -5.70%
Since inception 61.70% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 3.36%
Ascential PLC GBR 3.18%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 3.16%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 2.32%
Johnson Service Group PLC GBR 2.29%
Blue Prism Group PLC GBR 2.16%
Robert Walters PLC GBR 2.13%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.10%
RWS Holdings PLC GBR 2.09%
Charter Court Financial Services Group PLC GBR 2.09%
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