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Polar Capital Global Convertible I GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Polar
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.
SEDOL code BCDBX60
ISIN IE00BCDBX600
Fund code POCII
Managers David Keetley, Steve McCormick
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category Convertible Bond - Global
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £887 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 £8.40
Buy Price £8.40
Price Change -0.1189%
Price Date 19th September 2019
Yield 4.11%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 2nd September 2013
Fund Status OPEN
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: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +5.85% +8.75% +8.71% +12.15% +7.01%
Benchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
-2.49% +10.88% +10.30% +10.93% +1.49%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Convertible Bond - Global)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.12% -0.04% -0.08%
1 week -0.83% +1.20% -2.02%
1 month -3.11% +2.61% -5.73%
3 months -0.37% +4.17% -4.55%
6 months 4.69% +3.52% +1.18%
1 year 4.43% +0.90% +3.53%
3 years 19.05% +22.50% -3.44%
5 years 47.04% +36.08% +10.96%
10 years Currently unavailable +97.15% Currently unavailable
YTD 8.11% +5.84% +2.27%
Since inception 60.64% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Volcan Holdings In USA 8.06%
ELM B.V. NLD 4.61%
CSG Systems International Inc. USA 3.93%
Chegg Inc USA 3.56%
Sirius Minerals Finance Ltd GBR 3.20%
AXA FRA 2.76%
Aabar Investments ARE 2.73%
Basf Se DEU 2.67%
Aabar Investments ARE 2.40%
Liberty Media Corporation USA 2.40%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st April 2019 0.0831 £8.1900
2nd January 2019 0.0800 £8.0200
1st October 2018 0.0884 £8.3900
2nd July 2018 0.0925 £8.3400
3rd April 2018 0.0779 £7.6800
2nd January 2018 0.0785 £7.8500