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Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund B Inc

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Fund Provider Smith & Williamson
Fund Summary The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term steady capital growth by adopting a policy to normally invest at least 50% of the assets in zerodividend preference shares (zeros), and synthetic zeros.
SEDOL code B7SMSG8
ISIN IE00B7SMSG88
Fund code SMCGI
Managers James Burns, Genevra Banszky von Ambroz
Manager Tenure 14 years
Morningstar Category GBP Moderate Allocation
IMA Sector Targeted Absolute Return
Fund Size £72 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.78%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.4259
Buy Price £1.4259
Price Change +0.0351%
Price Date 12th September 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 12th April 2002
Fund Status OPEN
James joined Smith & Williamson in September 1999 and started working on the investment trust desk in January 2001. James leads the Managed Portfolio Service as well as the Multi Manager team, which oversees the Smith & Williamson MM Global Investment Fund, MM Cautious Growth Fund and the MM Endurance Balanced Fund. James sits on the Asset Allocation Policy Committee and he also co-ordinates the investment trust recommended list for the Private Client department. James graduated from the University of St. Andrews in 1998 with an MA (Hons) and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.451%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +6.07% +4.42% +9.58% +1.38% +3.28% +3.76% +9.64% +0.42% +13.00% +9.52%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
+1.04% +5.11% +12.29% +1.33% +5.74%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.04% -0.01% +0.05%
1 week 0.30% +1.11% -0.82%
1 month 0.93% +1.47% -0.54%
3 months 1.07% +2.82% -1.74%
6 months 3.57% +5.38% -1.81%
1 year 5.82% +1.12% +4.69%
3 years 17.57% +17.87% -0.29%
5 years 27.41% +25.41% +2.00%
10 years 67.41% +92.81% -25.41%
YTD 8.20% +7.33% +0.88%
Since inception 115.89% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Citigroup Global Markets Funding Luxembourg S.C.A. 0% GBR 3.68%
Morgan Stanley BV 0% NLD 3.65%
UBS AG Jersey Branch 0% CHE 3.64%
Royal Bank of Canada (London) 0% GBR 3.62%
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 6.67% CAN 3.59%
HSBC Bank plc 0% GBR 3.31%
J.P. Morgan Structured Products B.V. 0% NLD 3.08%
Credit Suisse AG London Branch 0% CHE 3.01%
Raven Property Group Ltd 6.50% PRF PERPETUAL GBP RUS 2.94%
BH Global GBP Ord GGY 2.80%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
28th June 2019 0.0023 £1.4170
31st December 2018 0.0049 £1.3199
29th June 2018 0.0033 £1.3430
29th December 2017 0.0044 £1.3342
30th June 2017 0.0044 £1.2936
30th December 2016 0.0070 £1.2581