Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 4,159.66 Day Change GBX +18.57 (0.45%)
Price Date 23 Nov 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.95 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.60 Fund Size 320,649,200.00
Launch Date 30/07/1982 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.60
ISIN GB0031417461 Min TopUp (£) 500.00

Fund Objective

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

Fund Managers

Ken Hsia
Ken is a portfolio manager and sector specialist covering the Industrials sector for the 4Factor UK Equity team. He joined Investec Asset Management in 2004 from MoVa Investment Partners, a hedge fund, where he was Portfolio Manager and co-founder. He was involved in managing a portfolio focused on European small and mid cap stocks. Prior to that, Ken spent eight years at Fidelity Investments as an equity analyst covering a range of sectors including UK and European auto components, construction, non-food retail and utilities, and was Assistant Fund Manager on the UK Recovery Trust (now renamed UK Aggressive). Ken graduated from Oxford University, with a Doctorate in Organic Chemistry. He is also an associate member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).
Calum Joglekar
Calum is co-portfolio manager in the 4Factor Equities Team at Investec Asset Management, for the UK Smaller Companies Fund. Calum joined the 4Factor team initially in 2010 as an analyst for the UK Smaller Companies Fund and the UK technology and telecoms sector He began his career as a graduate at ABN AMRO, subsequently Royal Bank of Scotland, as an analyst in the transport & logistics/ global industrials sector. While at RBS he worked on a number of announced deals and takeover approaches, performing strategic industry analysis and valuation modelling. Calum graduated from Edinburgh University in 2006 with a first class degree in Biological Sciences and is also a CFA Charterholder.