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Polar Capital Global Convertible I GBP Inc

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Fund ProviderPolar Capital LLP
Fund SummaryThe 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 codePOCII
ManagersDavid Keetley, Steve McCormick
Manager Tenure7 years
Morningstar CategoryConvertible Bond - Global
IMA SectorSpecialist
Fund Size£902 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)1.14%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£8.7100
Buy Price£8.7100
Price Change-0.229%
Price Date24th September 2020
Dividend FrequencyQuarterly
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date18th August 2014
Fund StatusOPEN
David is an experienced convertible bond specialist, having spent 31 years in the asset class in both investment banking and investment management. He joined Polar Capital in October 2010 as a fund manager. Prior to joining Polar, David was joint CEO of Vicis Capital (UK) Ltd., which he joined in 2006 to establish and manage the international convertible portfolio of the Vicis Capital associated $5 billion New York based hedge fund. David started his career at Salomon Brothers International and moved to Baii (a subsidiary of BNP Paribas) in 1987, where he first started managing convertible portfolios. He joined Schroders in 1996 and Citigroup in 2000 (post the Citi takeover of Schroder Investment Bank), where his team became the no.1 ranked convertible origination and trading team in London. In 2002 he returned to managing convertible portfolios and in 2004 established and subsequently managed the ORN Capital Convertible Fund. David graduated with an honours degree in Civil Engineering from University of Glasgow and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.548%

Annual Returns201920182017201620152014
Fund Performance+7.73%+5.85%+8.75%+8.71%+12.15%+7.01%
Benchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.23%+13.16%-13.39%
1 week0.11%+1.61%-1.50%
1 month0.69%+3.88%-3.19%
3 months1.65%+14.62%-12.97%
6 months15.04%+10.48%+4.55%
1 year8.83%+6.23%+2.60%
3 years8.10%+9.30%-1.20%
5 years8.75%+6.29%+2.46%
10 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
Since inception8.12%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
ELM B.V.CFD4.95%
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.USA4.75%
ArcelorMittal S.A.USA4.01%
ArcelorMittal SACFDUSA3.88%
Dermira IncUSA3.61%
Nutanix IncUSA3.48%
Air Transport Services Group Inc.USA3.34%
CSG Systems International Inc.USA3.31%
Silicon Laboratories, Inc.USA3.11%
GSK Finance No.3 PlcGBR3.00%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
1st July 20200.0927£8.7200
1st April 20200.0748£7.3400
2nd January 20200.0804£8.0800
1st October 20190.0882£8.2800
1st July 20190.0890£8.4700
1st April 20190.0831£8.1900