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Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Class R - Income (GBP)

Sell:290.46p Buy:290.46p Change: 1.60p (0.55%)
Prices as at 10 December 2019
Sell:290.46p
Buy:290.46p
Change: 1.60p (0.55%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 10 December 2019
Sell:290.46p
Buy:290.46p
Change: 1.60p (0.55%)
Prices as at 10 December 2019
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.

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: Yes   View risks
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 0.84%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.00%
Net ongoing charge: 0.84%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.83%)

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:
Nick Williamson
Fund launch date: 14 January 2002
Sector: UK Smaller Companies
Fund size: £330 million
Number of holdings: 64
Fund type: ICVC
Accumulation/income: Income
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: Citibank
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Capital
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

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Performance

11/12/14 to 11/12/15 11/12/15 to 11/12/16 11/12/16 to 11/12/17 11/12/17 to 11/12/18 11/12/18 to 11/12/19
Annual return 21.67% 23.22% 49.15% -12.71% 16.46%

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

The Wealth 50 is the 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 Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Fund Objective

Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus Fund aims to provide capital growth from investing primarily in an equity portfolio of UK smaller companies. Smaller companies are defined for this purpose as those companies which are quoted on a regulated market and which have a market capitalisation no greater than the largest company in the Numis Smaller Companies Index at the time of initial investment. The Numis Smaller Companies Index is designed to monitor the performance of the smaller companies sector.

Income Details

Income paid: Annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 31 December 2019
Payment date: 31 January 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. There is currently no yield information available for this fund.

Security Weight
BOOHOO GROUP 4.68%
CLINIGEN GROUP 4.01%
CHARTER COURT FINL SERVICES GRP 3.86%
ALPHA FX GROUP 3.09%
ONESAVINGS BANK 3.07%
UK TREASURY BILL GBP 0% 19-11/NOV/19 3.00%
THE HUT GROUP 2.90%
KNIGHTS GROUP HLDGS 2.83%
APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP 2.81%
LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP 2.80%
Sector Weight
Software & Computer Services 12.81%
Industrial Support Services 11.65%
Investment Banking & Brokerage Services 10.93%
Non-Classified 7.65%
Retailers 7.02%
Finance & Credit Services 6.92%
Media 6.22%
Real Estate Investment & Services 4.09%
Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Marijuana Producers 4.01%
Household Goods & Home Construction 3.33%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 87.92%
Non-Classified 9.70%
Cash and Equiv. 1.51%
United States 0.86%

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 10 December 2019. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 30 September 2019.

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