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Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund B Inc

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Fund Provider Smith & Williamson Offshore
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 £54 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 £1.4169
Buy Price £1.4169
Price Change +0.2334%
Price Date 20th June 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: 0.508%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +6.34% +2.55% +10.55% -0.49% +4.59% +2.58% +8.49% +3.92% +7.46% +29.74%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
+1.32% +3.24% +13.26% -0.54% +7.05%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.23% -0.01% +0.25%
1 week 0.40% +1.11% -0.72%
1 month 1.10% +1.47% -0.38%
3 months 2.21% +2.82% -0.61%
6 months 7.21% +5.38% +1.83%
1 year 6.02% +1.12% +4.90%
3 years 22.49% +17.87% +4.62%
5 years 27.00% +25.41% +1.59%
10 years 79.99% +92.81% -12.82%
YTD 7.35% +7.33% +0.02%
Since inception 114.18% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
J.P. Morgan Structured Products B.V. 0% NLD 4.08%
UBS AG Jersey Branch 0% CHE 3.99%
Morgan Stanley BV 0% NLD 3.98%
BBGI SICAV Ord LUX 3.79%
Morgan Stanley BV 0% NLD 3.47%
Real Estate Credit Investments Ord GGY 2.97%
Credit Suisse AG 0% CHE 2.95%
EJF Investments 2022 ZDP JEY 2.91%
MedicX Ord GGY 2.90%
HSBC Bank plc 0% GBR 2.89%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
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
30th June 2016 0.0029 £1.1911