Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 1,777.71 Day Change GBX +16.23 (0.92%)
Price Date 24 May 2019 Crown Rating 4
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%

Fund Objective

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.

Fund Managers

Mark Niznik
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 Tamworth
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.