Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 350.25 Day Change GBX +0.07 (0.02%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.20 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.71 Fund Size 210,108,343.57
Launch Date 28/02/1995 Standard Initial Charge (%) 3.75
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 2,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.71
ISIN GB0001530343 Min TopUp (£) 1,000.00

Fund Objective

The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of smaller companies in the UK or companies that have significant operations there. The smaller companies that the Fund invests in will typically be companies included in the Numis Smaller Companies Index and/or listed on the London Stock Exchanges Alternative Investment Market. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.

Fund Managers

James Thorne
James Thorne joined the company in 2010 as a portfolio manager in the UK equities team. He is manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Ethical UK Equity Fund and co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund along with a range of small cap institutional portfolios. He is also responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team with research responsibility for chemicals and mid-cap industrials.James has extensive experience of the smaller companies sector, having worked at Baring Asset Management, Hill Samuel and Abbey Life as well as private equity company 3i.He has a BSc in Oceanography with Geology from the University of Southampton and an MSc in Instrumentation and Analytical Science from the University of Manchester.
Matthew Evans
Matthew Evans joined the company in October 2013 as a portfolio manager in the UK equities team. He is co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund and a range of small cap institutional portfolios. He is also lead manager of the Threadneedle UK Ethical Equity Fund and responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team with research responsibility for construction and house builders.Before joining the company, Matthew was a portfolio manager at Legal & General Investment Management specialising in UK Small Caps. He gained a degree in Geography and Sports Science from Loughborough University.Matthew Evans joined the company in October 2013 as a portfolio manager in the UK equities team. He is co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund and a range of small cap institutional portfolios. He is also lead manager of the Threadneedle UK Ethical Equity Fund and responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team with research responsibility for construction and house builders.Before joining the company, Matthew was a portfolio manager at Legal & General Investment Management specialising in UK Small Caps. He gained a degree in Geography and Sports Science from Loughborough University.