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Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 Inc

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Fund Provider Old Mutual
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 £1,289 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 0.67%
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: 1.291%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance -3.70% +17.10% +27.97% +13.18%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
+1.49% +4.66% +23.87% +7.55%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.23% +0.45% -0.22%
1 week 1.38% +1.46% -0.08%
1 month 2.31% +2.28% +0.04%
3 months 9.41% +7.87% +1.54%
6 months 10.50% +8.76% +1.74%
1 year -4.43% -3.94% -0.48%
3 years 49.70% +39.49% +10.21%
5 years Currently unavailable +56.87% Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable +318.49% Currently unavailable
YTD 17.40% +13.96% +3.44%
Since inception 82.51% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Blue Prism Group PLC GBR 3.84%
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 3.63%
Ascential PLC GBR 2.92%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 2.89%
Johnson Service Group PLC GBR 2.43%
Burford Capital Ltd GBR 2.34%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.29%
Charter Court Financial Services Group PLC GBR 2.29%
Fevertree Drinks PLC GBR 2.17%
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 2.00%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
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