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M&G Smaller Companies Fund I Acc

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Fund ProviderM&G Securities Ltd
Fund SummaryThe Fund aims to deliver a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income) than the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies), net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, over any five year period.
Fund codeMGSPA
ManagersJohan Du Preez, John Lothian, Garfield Kiff
Manager Tenure5 years
Morningstar CategoryUK Small-Cap Equity
IMA SectorUK Smaller Companies
Fund Size£382 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.85%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£20.3225
Buy Price£20.3225
Price Change-0.2028%
Price Date25th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date4th February 2013
Fund StatusOPEN
Johan du Preez has managed the M&G Japan Fund and the M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund since joining the M&G Equity team in 2015. He began his investment career in 1998 as an analyst with Prudential Portfolio Managers, South Africa (PPMSA). In the following year, he became a senior portfolio manager and shortly afterwards, a director of PPMSA. In 2004 Johan transferred to Prudential’s asset management business in Asia, where he specialised in Japanese equity as an investment director. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B Econ Sc in mathematical statistics and actuarial science in 1992 and from the University of Cape Town with a M Com in economics in 2003. He is a CFA charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.079%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance-8.81%-2.22%+9.34%+38.41%-8.27%+11.02%+12.23%+31.58%-4.69%+37.44%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.20%-13.17%+12.97%
1 week-3.62%-1.92%-1.71%
1 month-2.34%+3.29%-5.63%
3 months1.54%+27.67%-26.14%
6 months18.62%-0.85%+19.47%
1 year-8.84%+0.74%-9.58%
3 years-1.50%+6.02%-7.53%
5 years3.90%+10.55%-6.65%
10 years8.83%-2.39%+11.22%
Since inception11.77%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
Northern Trust Global Sterling EIRL6.88%
EMIS Group PLCGBR2.92%
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLCGBR2.76%
Sanne Group PLCGBR2.56%
Polypipe Group PLCGBR2.52%
Hill & Smith Holdings PLCGBR2.42%
Sabre Insurance Group PLCGBR2.36%
Computacenter PLCGBR2.21%
Helical PLCGBR2.18%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
1st July 20200.0327£19.9084
2nd January 20200.1670£26.4286
1st July 20190.3089£22.1630
2nd January 20190.1794£19.0772
2nd July 20180.2100£22.5005
2nd January 20180.1155£22.5753