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Merian UK Smaller Companies Class R - Income (GBP)

Sell:253.50p Buy:253.50p Change: 0.70p (0.28%)
Prices as at 25 September 2020
Sell:253.50p
Buy:253.50p
Change: 0.70p (0.28%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 25 September 2020
Sell:253.50p
Buy:253.50p
Change: 0.70p (0.28%)
Prices as at 25 September 2020
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and 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.
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Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Initial saving from HL: 0.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 1.03%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.175% i
Net ongoing charge: 0.855%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Accumulation (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 1.025%)
Inclusive - Class A - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 1.025%)
Class R - Accumulation (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.855%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.


Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Manager:
Daniel Nickols
Fund launch date: 9 February 2001
Sector: UK Smaller Companies
Fund size: £1,169 million
Number of holdings: 87
Fund type: OEIC
Accumulation/income: Income
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: Citibank International Ltd
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

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Performance

25/09/15 to 25/09/16 25/09/16 to 25/09/17 25/09/17 to 25/09/18 25/09/18 to 25/09/19 25/09/19 to 25/09/20
Annual return 14.60% 34.11% 8.73% -10.26% 5.33%

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.

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Our view on this fund

HL Research

Daniel Nickols combines his experience of selecting companies for their long-term growth potential with his views on the economy. He's done this to good effect and delivered excellent results for investors. The UK smaller companies sector is one where managers can really add value by finding companies many others may...

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Dan Nickols has been investing more in companies that have been out of favour for several years. Find out if it's paid off.

Fund Objective

To achieve capital growth. In seeking to achieve its investment objective the fund will aim to deliver a return, net of fees, greater than that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index excluding Investment Companies over rolling 3 year periods. The fund primarily invests in a portfolio of UK smaller companies.

Income Details

Historic yield : 0.80%
Income paid: Annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 1 August 2020
Payment date: 30 September 20204

This data is provided by Funds Library. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision. All yields are variable and not guaranteed. Information correct as at 30 June 2020.

Sector Weight
Software & Computer Services 12.38%
Retailers 9.62%
Investment Banking & Brokerage Services 9.16%
Industrial Support Services 8.99%
Non-Classified 6.35%
Media 4.96%
Real Estate Investment Trusts 4.28%
Construction & Materials 3.91%
Aerospace & Defence 3.79%
Finance & Credit Services 3.42%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 90.29%
Non-Classified 4.59%
Cash and Equiv. 2.21%
Direct Property and REITs 1.53%
Singapore 1.38%

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 25 September 2020. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 31 August 2020.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.