|Mid Price||GBX 1,777.71||Day Change||GBX +16.23 (0.92%)|
|Price Date||24 May 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||2.18 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||02 January 2019||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||UK Smaller Companies||Fund Size||464,127,355.81|
|Launch Date||03/04/1998||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.86%||Annual Management Charge||0.75%|
The aim of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. The emphasis of the fund will be investment in smaller companies listed, quoted and/or traded in the UK and in smaller companies which are headquartered or have a significant part of their activities in the UK which are quoted on a regulated market outside the UK.
Mark has managed the Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund since joining the firm in 2007. His investment career began in 1985 with Legal & General, which was followed by a stint as a private client fund manager at Greig Middleton & Co. In 1992, he joined Perpetual covering the UK part of its Global Smaller Companies Fund; the UK Smaller Companies Core Fund and the Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust. Then Mark moved to Standard Life Investments as a small/mid-cap fund manager, running its UK Opportunity Fund from launch in November 2002 and its in-house small-cap pension funds.
William works with Mark Niznik managing the Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund. He graduated from Oxford in 2006 with a degree in economics and management and joined Citigroup as an equity research analyst in the UK small- and mid-cap team. William moved to Liberum in 2009, where he continued to work in small- and mid-cap equity research, specialising in support services. A CFA charterholder, William joined Artemis in 2015.