Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 344.72 Day Change GBX -6.34 (-1.81%)
Price Date 28 Jun 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.05 Fund Size 808,072,207.79
Launch Date 14/11/1997 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.05
ISIN GB0001530459 Min TopUp (£) 25,000.00

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 US or companies that have significant operations there. The smaller companies that the Fund invests in will typically have a market value of US$ 500 million to US$ 10 billion at the time of purchase. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.

Fund Managers

Diane Sobin
Diane Sobin joined Threadneedle Investments in 2011 from sister company Columbia Management and has led the US Equities team since 2014.  She manages the Threadneedle American Select Fund, the Threadneedle American Smaller Companies Fund and the Threadneedle US Equity Income Fund, as well as a number of institutional US equity mandates. Diane also co-manages the Columbia Mid Cap Value Fund. In addition, she is a key contributor to the team’s macroeconomic and thematic research and has coverage leadership for companies in the energy sector.Diane joined Columbia in 2001, having previously held portfolio manager roles at ZurichScudder, JP Morgan, Oppenheimer and Dean Witter Reynolds.Diane was named in Financial News 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance in 2014.She has a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance degree from Pace University, New York and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Nicolas Janvier
Nicolas Janvier has been a portfolio manager for the Threadneedle American Smaller Companies Fund since 2015. Nicolas joined the company in 2014 as a portfolio analyst in the US Equities team, and is responsible for researching US companies across the materials and utilities sectors. Prior to this, Nicolas spent eight years with Columbia Management, where he worked as a portfolio manager in the Value Strategies team focusing on US mid and small cap companies. Before this, he was a portfolio manager with the Private Bank at Bank of America. Nicolas holds a BA in Telecommunications-Operations from the University of Florida. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.