Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 261.60 Day Change GBX -0.14 (-0.05%)
Price Date 19 Feb 2019 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.00 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 02 January 2019 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector North America Fund Size 226,396,000.00
Launch Date 23/09/2002 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 1.61% Annual Management Charge 1.50%

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in a portfolio of equities issued by USA companies and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by USA companies.

Fund Managers

Michael Hayward
Michael is a Portfolio Manager responsible for managing the American Equity Fund and an analyst in the Quality team. In addition to portfolio manager responsibilities, Michael is also focused on stock analysis and selection; as well as ongoing holding review for our Global Quality equity strategies including the flagship Global Franchise fund. Prior to joining the firm, Michael spent three years at Momentum Asset Management as an Equity Research Analyst and a year at Deloitte Actuarial and Insurance Solutions as an Actuarial Analyst. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Witwatersrand. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and a CFA Charterholder.