Fact sheet: Aviva R&M UK Eq Sm Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Aviva River & Mercantile UK Equity Smaller Companies Pn S6
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Richard Staveleysince 28/09/2008
  • Daniel Hanburysince 28/09/2008
Underlying fund
R&M UK Equity Sm Cos
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing in a portfolio of investments which shall primarily consist of UK equities which resides in the botton 10% of the UK stock market in terms of market capitalisation.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
5%
1 Year rank in sector
50/107
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£17m (£15m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
107
Bid price
400.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Aviva Art UK Sm Cos Pn11.8%
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FL Schroder UK Sm Cos EP11%
Aviva Schrdr UK Dyc Sml Cos Pn10.4%
OMW Liontrust UK Sm Cos10.3%
...more in PN UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK78.8%
    Jersey5.8%
    Guernsey4.8%
    Money Market4.2%
    Isle of Man2.5%
  • Industrials26%
    Consumer Services19.2%
    Financials15.5%
    Consumer Goods12.5%
    Technology9.7%
  • UK Equities91.8%
    Money Market4.2%
    Israeli Equities1.6%
    Canadian Equities1.2%
    Finnish Equities1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.8%1.9%4.9%5%39.1%195.8%
Sector1.9%-0.2%3.5%3.2%22.5%100.7%
Rank within sector45 / 11230 / 11150 / 11150 / 1077 / 1033 / 95
Quartile2nd2nd2nd2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund4.2%20.1%5.7%60.9%38.9%
Sector2.5%17.6%-2.3%37.9%24.8%
Rank within sector52 / 10732 / 1066 / 1033 / 1024 / 95
Quartile2nd2nd1st1st1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
4.06
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.07
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.66
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
12.38
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.39
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
1.3
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high408.53
52 week low329.95
Current bid price400.2
Current offer price-
Current mid price-
Region
1UK78.75%
2Jersey5.79%
3Guernsey4.83%
4Money Market4.2%
5Isle of Man2.45%
6Israel1.6%
7Canada1.22%
8Finland1.02%
9British Virgin Islands0.14%
Industry sector
1Industrials25.97%
2Consumer Services19.21%
3Financials15.5%
4Consumer Goods12.53%
5Technology9.74%
6Money Market4.2%
7Health Care4.13%
8Basic Materials3.33%
9Oil & Gas3.06%
Asset type
1UK Equities91.82%
2Money Market4.2%
3Israeli Equities1.6%
4Canadian Equities1.22%
5Finnish Equities1.02%
6American Emerging Equities0.14%
Individual holdings
1FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC4.3%
2SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC4.1%
3BOOHOO.COM PLC3%
4CONVIVIALITY PLC2.6%
5GAMMA COMMUNICATIONS PLC2.4%
6PAYSAFE GROUP PLC2.4%
7MCBRIDE2%
8PHOTO-ME INTL ORD GBP0.001.9%
9EQUINITI GROUP PLC1.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Aviva
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing in a portfolio of investments which shall primarily consist of UK equities which resides in the botton 10% of the UK stock market in terms of market capitalisation.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Richard Staveley28/09/2008Richard Staveley is a fund manager and analyst with 17 years’ investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Richard is responsible for managing the UK Smaller Companies Fund and the smaller companies element of the UK Equity Fund. Before joining Majedie in 2013, Richard was a founding Partner of River & Mercantile Asset Management, where he managed the UK Smaller Companies and UK Income funds and was Head of Research. Until 2006, he was a Fund Manager and subsequently Head of UK Small Companies at Société Générale Asset Management. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Fund Manager at hedge fund boutique Bradshaw Asset Management. Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand/PwC, which he joined in 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from the University of Newcastle. He is a CFA charter holder.
Daniel Hanbury28/09/2008Dan Hanbury graduated from Loughborough University in 1996 with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began his career at Schroders on the UK Fund Management desk before joining the research department for two years as an analyst in the UK Research Team. He joined Investec Asset Management in 2000 and was responsible for the UK Small Companies Fund and the UK Unconstrained portfolios; he was the alternate manager on the Core portfolios and had specific analyst responsibilities for Industrials and Resources stocks. Dan joined RAMAM in October 2006 and currently manages the Core, Unconstrained and UK Income strategies.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aviva River & Mercantile UK Equity Smaller Companies Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price352.69
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDEM2
Aviva River & Mercantile UK Equity Smaller Companies Pn S6
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price400.2
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDDQ5
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