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Polar Capital Financial Opportunities I GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Polar Capital LLP
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, George Barrow
Manager Tenure 8 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Financial Services
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £14 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 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 £10.4900
Buy Price £10.4900
Price Change -0.1902%
Price Date 5th December 2019
Yield 2.17%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 18th August 2014
Fund Status OPEN
John Yakas joined Polar Capital in September 2010 and is manager of the Asian Opportunities Fund and the Financial Opportunities Fund. Previously, he worked for HSBC as a banker based in Hong Kong and was the head of Asian research at Fox-Pitt, Kelton. In 2003 he joined Hiscox Investment Management, which later became HIM Capital. John has won Lipper awards in the Equity Sector Banks and Other Financials Sector in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for the performance of the Asian Financials Fund. He has an MBA from London Business School and studied at the London School of Economics (BSc Econ).

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.572%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund Performance +1.41% +3.69% +24.16% +10.26% +6.98% +13.80% +16.87% +16.67%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Financial Services)
+1.61% +3.76% +26.07% +14.97% +0.32%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Financial Services)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.19% +16.40% -16.59%
1 week -2.78% -1.00% -1.78%
1 month -2.15% -1.02% -1.12%
3 months 0.87% +2.54% -1.68%
6 months 3.62% +11.03% -7.41%
1 year 9.01% +7.87% +1.14%
3 years 5.93% +8.32% -2.39%
5 years 7.65% +7.25% +0.40%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 15.58% -1.63% +17.21%
Since inception 8.05% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
JPMorgan Chase & Co USA 6.31%
Bank of America Corp USA 4.82%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 4.35%
Citizens Financial Group Inc USA 3.61%
Arch Capital Group Ltd USA 3.30%
Chubb Ltd CHE 3.22%
PNC Financial Services Group Inc USA 3.06%
HDFC Bank Ltd ADR IND 3.05%
DNB ASA NOR 2.85%
Wells Fargo & Co USA 2.83%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st July 2019 0.1629 £10.5700
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