Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 265.26 Day Change GBX -1.17 (-0.44%)
Price Date 22 Jan 2019 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Acc. Yield 2.08 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 02 July 2018 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Smaller Companies Fund Size 401,502,284.00
Launch Date 19/12/2003 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 1.02% Annual Management Charge 1.00%
ISIN GB0033975722 Sedol 3397572

Fund Objective

To maximise total return and to outperform the Numis Smaller Companies plus AIM (ex Investment Companies) Total Return Index over the long term through investment in a portfolio of UK equities predominantly within that index.

Fund Managers

James de Uphaugh
James de Uphaugh is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with 30 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. James is responsible for co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. He also leads Majedie's efforts in Responsible Capitalism. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, James had been a Managing Director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch, now BlackRock), where he was also Chairman of the UK Investment Group and Alpha Team Leader. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.4bn. James joined Mercury Asset Management in 1988. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Jesus College, Cambridge. He holds the ASIP qualification and is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.