Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 571.80 Day Change GBX -0.90 (-0.16%)
Price Date 15 Feb 2019 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.20 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 03 December 2018 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Smaller Companies Fund Size 120,148,700.00
Launch Date 30/12/1994 Standard Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing cost 1.70% Annual Management Charge 1.50%
ISIN GB0032442252 Sedol 3244225

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve a return through capital growth and income, that is above the average return expected from an investment in shares of smaller UK and Irish companies. The Fund invests in shares of companies with their registered office in the UK or Ireland or which do most of their business (directly or through subsidiaries) in the UK or Ireland. The Fund may also invest in money market instruments and bank deposits. The Fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or to manage the Fund more efficiently.

Fund Managers

Neil Hermon
Neil Hermon is Director of UK Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2013. Neil is also a Fund Manager on the International Long/Short Equity strategy. Neil joined Henderson in 2002 as head of UK smaller companies. Prior to Henderson, he served as head of UK smaller companies for General Accident Investment Management (later to become CGU plc). He began his career at Ernst & Young as a chartered accountant. Neil graduated from Cambridge University with a MA (Hons) in mathematics. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an associate member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP), and has 29 years of financial industry experience.Henderson Global Investors merged with Janus Capital Group in May 2017.