|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 35.08||Day Change||GBX +0.14 (0.40%)|
|Price Date||17 Nov 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.00 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.00||Fund Size||11,632,434.76|
|Launch Date||01/09/2009||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.50|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.10||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||1,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.00|
|ISIN||GB00BH57BR88||Min TopUp (£)||10,000.00|
To provide long-term capital growth from a globally diversified portfolio investing primarily in small to medium capitalisation companies specialising in identifying, developing and extracting gold. It may also invest in mining companies extracting other precious metals. There may be occasions, in light of adverse market conditions, when the Investment Manager chooses to hold high levels of cash, bonds and government securities. The Investment Manager may use derivatives for efficient portfolio management purposes only.
Mr Damaskos is a Greek national who arrived in the UK in 1981 to attend university. Graduated in 1985 from the University of Glasgow with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and in 1989 obtained a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Sheffield. He benefits from more than 14 years investment banking experience with major banks in the City of London concentrating on natural resources. Most recently he worked with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development where he was responsible for some of the bank's equity investments in Russia and the CIS. In 2004, subscribing in the belief of a new commodities super-cycle, he set up Sector Investment Managers Ltd, an FSA-authorised investment advisory company and launched the Junior Oils Trust (JOT) which he advises. JOT grew from a launch NAV size of £3.7m to in excess of £17m by 30 June 2006. Discreet 2005 annual performance was +64% (on a bid to bid basis) placing it the 12th best performing fund among 1, 925 UK-listed Unit Trusts and OEICs.