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Polar Capital Financial Opportunities I GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Polar Capital
Fund Summary The objective of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth, by investing worldwide in the shares of financial sector companies.
SEDOL code B676X69
ISIN IE00B676X694
Fund code POFII
Managers John Yakas
Manager Tenure 8 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Financial Services
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £25 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.15%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £10.37
Buy Price £10.37
Price Change +0.582%
Price Date 22nd May 2019
Yield 2.17%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 3rd May 2011
Fund Status OPEN
John Yakas joined Polar Capital in September 2010 as manager of the Asian and European Financial Funds. He also manages the Financial Opportunities Fund which launched on the 3rd May 2011. John has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry and has been involved with the Asian Financial Fund since its launch in 1996 (initially as the principal research analyst and subsequently as lead fund manager) and has also been responsible for the European Financial Fund for the past four years. Previously, he worked for HSBC in Asia and was the Head of Asian/Emerging Markets Research at Fox-Pitt, Kelton between 1995 and 2003. John joined Hiscox Investment Management in 2003 (subsequently HIM Capital).

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.045%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Fund Performance -2.85% +3.46% +36.42% -8.17% +17.31% +5.95% +19.52%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Financial Services)
-3.07% +6.31% +40.78% -16.60% +17.25%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Financial Services)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.58% +0.54% +0.04%
1 week 2.07% +1.93% +0.14%
1 month -0.38% -1.24% +0.86%
3 months 4.54% +5.26% -0.72%
6 months 7.44% +6.54% +0.90%
1 year -3.94% -2.94% -0.99%
3 years 43.12% +50.71% -7.59%
5 years 55.83% +49.48% +6.35%
10 years Currently unavailable +108.44% Currently unavailable
YTD 12.52% +12.75% -0.23%
Since inception 89.38% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
JPMorgan Chase & Co USA 5.13%
Arch Capital Group Ltd USA 4.33%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 3.54%
Bank of America Corporation USA 3.35%
Mastercard Inc A USA 3.27%
Chubb Ltd CHE 2.98%
PayPal Holdings Inc USA 2.71%
Banco Santander SA ESP 2.63%
Citizens Financial Group Inc USA 2.63%
DNB ASA NOR 2.19%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd January 2019 0.0851 £9.3300
2nd July 2018 0.1418 £10.5300
2nd January 2018 0.0640 £10.8200
3rd July 2017 0.1420 £10.4200
3rd January 2017 0.0597 £9.9400
1st July 2016 0.0913 £7.7800