|Mid Price||GBX 596.60||Day Change||GBX -1.70 (-0.28%)|
|Price Date||14 Jun 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||0.20 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||03 December 2018||Dividend Frequency||Semi-annually|
|Sector||UK Smaller Companies||Fund Size||123,173,500.00|
|Launch Date||30/12/1994||Standard Initial Charge||5.00%|
|Ongoing cost||1.70%||Annual Management Charge||1.50%|
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.
Neil Hermon is Director of UK Equities and a Fund Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2013. He joined Henderson in 2002 as head of UK smaller companies. Prior to this, 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 received an MA (Hons) in mathematics from Cambridge University. He is an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP) and has 30 years of financial industry experience.