|Mid Price||GBX 822.03||Day Change||GBX -11.06 (-1.33%)|
|Price Date||14 Jan 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.13 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||02 July 2018||Last Dividend amount||5.18|
|Dividend Frequency||Semi-annually||Fund Size||397,160,000.00|
|Launch Date||27/09/1967||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.66||ISA Eligible||Yes|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.50||Sector||UK Smaller Companies|
The Fund aims to deliver a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income) than the Numis Smaller Companies (ex Investment Trust) Index, net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, over any five year period.
Garfield Kiff is manager of the M&G Smaller Companies Fund and co-deputy manager of the M&G UK Select Fund. He joined M&G in 2000 from PricewaterhouseCoopers as a smaller companies analyst. He was deputy manager of the M&G Recovery Fund from 2002 until 2008, and managed the Prudential Pooled Pensions Smaller Companies Fund between 2003 and 2008. Garfield graduated from the University of Liverpool with a first class honours degree in economics in 1996 and is a CFA charterholder.
Matthew Cable was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Smaller Companies Fund in March 2013. He joined M&G in 2007 and worked in several strategic and commercial roles before becoming a dedicated analyst in the smaller companies team in 2011. Matthew has a degree in natural sciences from Cambridge University and is a CFA charterholder.