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Merian European Equity (ex UK) Inclusive - Class A - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:227.10p Buy:227.10p Change: 2.50p (1.09%)
Prices as at 26 February 2020
Sell:227.10p
Buy:227.10p
Change: 2.50p (1.09%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 26 February 2020
Sell:227.10p
Buy:227.10p
Change: 2.50p (1.09%)
Prices as at 26 February 2020
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth 50 is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Europe has been blighted by political issues in recent years. And some European economies are struggling with high levels of debt and unemployment. But it's important to disconnect a region's economic prospects from its stock market prospects. Europe is home to lots of successful businesses that make money across the globe - from the US to high-growth areas like Asia and emerging markets. That means their prospects aren't heavily reliant on Europe's economy. Some investors have overlooked the region in recent years. But we think Europe is a great place to invest for the long term and there are plenty of high quality fund managers to choose from.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

26/02/15 to 26/02/16 26/02/16 to 26/02/17 26/02/17 to 26/02/18 26/02/18 to 26/02/19 26/02/19 to 26/02/20
Annual return -6.57% 19.96% 12.54% -14.67% 6.99%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Fund Management Group Comment

Merian Global Investors was created in 2018 when the team at Old Mutual Global Investors broke away from the wider Old Mutual business. The company offers funds investing across the globe - from the UK and Europe to Asia and the US. None of the managers are constrained by a 'house view'. Instead they're given the flexibility to invest their funds wherever they find the best opportunities.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Mike Servent
Manager start date: 1 April 2019
Manager located in: London

Mike joined the company in 2004 and co-manages a range of funds within the global equity team. He joined from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed the optimisation, back-testing and modelling software currently used by the global equity team at Merian Global Investors. Mike has an MA in physics from the University of Oxford.

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Manager Name: Amadeo Alentorn
Manager start date: 1 April 2019
Manager located in: London

Amadeo Alentorn joined MGIS in January 2005 as an intern, while studying a PhD in Computational Finance at the University of Essex, before becoming a full-time quantitative analyst in July 2006. During his PhD, he developed a new option pricing model using extreme value theory and collaborated with the Bank of England (2004-2005) in several research projects, developing models for systemic risk of banking networks and liquidity of payment systems. Prior to this he worked as a software developer in the IT industry (2001-2004) and in the manufacturing industry (1998-1999). Amadeo holds a BEng in Robotics from the University of Plymouth (2000) and an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Essex (2001).

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Manager Name: Ian Heslop
Manager start date: 1 April 2019
Manager located in: London

Ian Heslop joined the Quantitative Strategies team in June 2004 from OMAM's Global Equities team, where he was a fund manager specialising in the global technology and biotechnology sectors. He joined the Merian group from Barclays Global Investors, where he was a UK quantitative fund manager (1997-2000). Ian has a BA in Chemistry from Oxford University (1993) and a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Edinburgh University (1997).

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account