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M&G Smaller Companies Fund I Inc

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Fund Provider M&G Securities Ltd
Fund Summary The 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.
SEDOL code B7N1NG5
ISIN GB00B7N1NG56
Fund code MGSPI
Managers Johan Du Preez, John Lothian, Garfield Kiff
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £479 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.85%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £22.7552
Buy Price £22.7552
Price Change +0.7612%
Price Date 14th February 2020
Yield 2.67%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 4th February 2013
Fund Status OPEN
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: 1.111%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +38.76% -15.95% +28.49% +3.88% +17.18% -8.20% +39.49% +26.42% -10.54% +30.11%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
+25.26% -11.98% +25.97% +7.71% +15.62%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.76% +1.07% -0.31%
1 week 2.20% +0.61% +1.59%
1 month 2.91% +11.52% -8.61%
3 months 14.04% +17.39% -3.35%
6 months 24.61% +21.38% +3.23%
1 year 31.00% +10.14% +20.87%
3 years 13.03% +11.33% +1.71%
5 years 12.33% +14.09% -1.76%
10 years 13.30% +0.93% +12.37%
YTD 0.24% +0.63% -0.39%
Since inception 12.39% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Alpha FX Group PLC GBR 3.00%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 2.85%
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC GBR 2.52%
EMIS Group PLC GBR 2.42%
Sabre Insurance Group PLC GBR 2.33%
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC GBR 2.26%
Workspace Group PLC GBR 2.23%
Helical PLC GBR 2.22%
Watkin Jones PLC GBR 2.16%
LondonMetric Property PLC GBR 2.15%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd January 2020 0.2291 £22.7568
1st July 2019 0.3589 £19.2777
2nd January 2019 0.2472 £16.9013
2nd July 2018 0.2847 £20.2240
2nd January 2018 0.1940 £20.5869
3rd July 2017 0.2473 £18.9591