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Polar Capital Global Convertible I GBP Acc

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Fund Provider Polar Capital
Fund Summary The objective of the Fund is to achieve both income and long term capital appreciation by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of convertible bonds and equivalents.
Fund code POCIA
Managers David Keetley
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category Convertible Bond - Global
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £839 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.14%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £10.44
Buy Price £10.44
Price Change -0.3817%
Price Date 20th May 2019
Yield 4.14%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 2nd September 2013
Fund Status OPEN
David has more than 20 years trading and managing convertible bond portfolios and businesses. After a graduate appointment at Salomon Bros International, in 1987 he became a convertible bond portfolio manager and trader at BNP-Baii Asset Management. At the time Baii was widely regarded at the leading convertible investment house in London. In 1996, he moved to become a senior member of the Schroder convertible bond origination, sales & trading team. Post the takeover in 2000 of Schroder Investment Bank by Citigroup, he was asked to co-form the Citi/Schroder CB hedge team, which as as part of the wider Citi CB team became the No.1 ranked CB origination and trading team in London. In 2002 he returned to the buy-side and until 2004 managed the Zelengora Capital European Convertible Bond arbitrage portfolio. In 2004 he established and managed the ORN Capital Convertible Bond Fund. In 2006 he joined Vicis Capital and established and headed their London office and business. In late 2006 he started the International Convertible Portfolio, managing it within Vicis until he left earlier this year. This Fund is his first venture with Polar.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.829%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +11.26% -1.70% +20.51% -0.38% +11.54%
Benchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
+2.93% +0.18% +21.20% -2.52% +5.27%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.19% -0.26% -0.30%
1 week 2.34% +1.62% +0.45%
1 month 1.45% +1.03% +0.26%
3 months 2.44% +2.91% +0.24%
6 months 5.75% +3.54% +2.80%
1 year 6.07% +1.37% +4.45%
3 years 34.53% +25.89% +10.22%
5 years 51.88% +36.78% +14.37%
10 years Currently unavailable +92.77% Currently unavailable
YTD 6.94% +4.84% +1.86%
Since inception 63.24% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Volcan Holdings In USA 9.69%
ELM B.V. NLD 4.26%
CSG Systems International Inc. USA 4.00%
Aabar Investments ARE 3.03%
Siemens Financieringsmaatschappij N.V. NLD 2.82%
Aabar Investments ARE 2.52%
LG Chemical KOR 2.49%
Air Transport Services Group Inc. USA 2.47%
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. USA 2.43%
Hurricane Energy Plc GBR 2.42%

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