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Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 Inc

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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 BHBX8T1
ISIN GB00BHBX8T19
Fund code OLUUA
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 £1.8297
Buy Price £1.8492
Price Change +0.104%
Price Date 26th January 2018
Yield 0.64%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 3rd July 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
Fund Performance -8.05% +18.02% +46.91% -0.92%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-2.86% +5.59% +42.81% -6.55%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.06% +0.04% -0.10%
1 week 0.06% +0.46% -0.40%
1 month -3.70% +0.49% -4.20%
3 months -7.31% +6.66% -13.96%
6 months 1.25% +11.81% -10.56%
1 year -12.47% -5.64% -6.83%
3 years 32.76% +37.34% -4.58%
5 years 71.28% +51.45% +19.83%
10 years Currently unavailable +298.36% Currently unavailable
YTD 8.57% +13.21% -4.64%
Since inception 68.79% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 3.78%
Ascential PLC GBR 3.50%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 3.15%
Blue Prism Group PLC GBR 2.25%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 2.22%
Johnson Service Group PLC GBR 2.20%
Savills PLC GBR 2.13%
Charter Court Financial Services Group PLC GBR 2.09%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.08%
RWS Holdings PLC GBR 2.07%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2019 0.0148 £1.6950
1st August 2018 0.0112 £1.8580
1st August 2017 0.0119 £1.6971
1st August 2016 0.0115 £1.1912
3rd August 2015 0.0104 £1.1446
1st August 2014 0.0002 £0.9534