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River & Mercantile UK Equity Smaller Companies Fund Acc

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Fund Provider River & Mercantile
Fund Summary The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing at least 80% of the fund in shares of UK companies which preside in the bottom 10% of the UK stock market in terms of market capitalisation.
SEDOL code B1DSZS0
ISIN GB00B1DSZS09
Fund code RVSCA
Managers Philip Rodrigs
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £490 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.85%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £19.8633
Buy Price £19.8633
Price Change -0.006%
Price Date 14th June 2019
Yield 1.63%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 30th November 2006
Fund Status OPEN
Philip Rodrigs is a Partner of the River and Mercantile Groups Equity Solutions division and manages the UK Equity Smaller Companies Fund. Philip specialises as an investor in UK listed firms. Philip joined River and Mercantile in March 2014 following a successful 8 years with Investec Asset Management, having grown the multi-award winning Investec UK Smaller Companies Fund to over $1bn and being recognised as Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year 2010 and 2011 and the Morningstar OBSR Outstanding Rising Talent in 2012. Philip also managed the UK All-Cap Investec UK Alpha Fund and latterly co-managed the Investec UK Blue Chip Fund. Philip has been investing in AiM listed stocks since graduating from Oxford University in 2002, with spells at Invesco Asset Management and T Rowe Price Asset Management prior to joining Investec in 2005.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.783%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -2.61% +10.12% +17.74% +12.95% +2.63% +49.18% +39.60% +2.15% +22.37% +64.18%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
+2.62% +6.67% +18.38% +9.55% -3.80%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.01% +0.04% -0.04%
1 week 0.66% +0.46% +0.20%
1 month 0.66% +0.49% +0.17%
3 months 2.69% +6.66% -3.97%
6 months 10.29% +11.81% -1.52%
1 year -8.57% -5.64% -2.93%
3 years 34.38% +37.34% -2.96%
5 years 55.01% +51.45% +3.56%
10 years 404.36% +298.36% +106.01%
YTD 11.14% +13.21% -2.07%
Since inception 297.27% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Smart Metering Systems PLC GBR 4.40%
Strix Group PLC GBR 2.48%
QinetiQ Group PLC GBR 2.40%
Diversified Gas & Oil PLC USA 2.13%
Gamma Communications PLC GBR 2.10%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 2.05%
Onesavings Bank PLC GBR 1.94%
Ibstock PLC GBR 1.82%
SDL PLC GBR 1.80%
Drax Group PLC GBR 1.74%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st April 2019 0.0686 £19.5404
1st October 2018 0.1908 £21.8149
3rd April 2018 0.1265 £19.8692
2nd October 2017 0.0725 £20.2692
3rd April 2017 0.1285 £18.2024
3rd October 2016 0.0807 £16.4035