Fact sheet: GAM MP UK Equity

Fund information
Fund name
GAM MP UK Equity Acc
Fund manager company
GAM Sterling Management Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Charles Hepworthsince 01/01/2013
  • James McDaidsince 01/01/2013
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
4.8%
1 Year rank in sector
155/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
1.4%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
2.21%
Fund size
£11m (£11m 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.
77
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.4%-0.4%7.7%4.8%9.3%51.3%
Sector-0.5%0.5%7.6%6.1%14%60.7%
Rank within sector115 / 284111 / 283126 / 280155 / 277212 / 263179 / 250
Quartile2nd2nd2nd3rd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.9%0.5%0.5%25.1%14%
Sector7%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector149 / 278210 / 269148 / 264144 / 257135 / 251
Quartile3rd4th3rd3rd3rd
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.
-0.88
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.
0.9
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.
0.01
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%.
8.77
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.
2.22
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.
-0.6
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high2.41
52 week low1.98
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price2.3
Region
1UK100%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Equities100%
Individual holdings
1ARDEVORA UK INCOME C18.7%
2ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP ACC18.2%
3ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP ACC18.2%
4INVESTEC FUND SERIES I - UK ALPHA18%
5ARTEMIS INCOME R ACC17.9%
6OLD MUTUAL UK ALPHA FUND14.8%
7GAM UK DIVERSIFIED GBP INST INC12.1%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Sterling Management Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Charles Hepworth01/01/2013Charles Hepworth is an Investment Director and a member of GAM's Managed Portfolios Investment team. He is responsible for developing and managing outsourcing solutions for UK independent financial advisers within GAM’s discretionary fund management service. Prior to joining GAM in May 2012, Charles was an executive director at Quilter, responsible for running the Managed Portfolio Service (MPS) since 2001. He started at Quilter as an assistant fund manager in 1994. Prior to this, Charles was a deputy fund manager at Albert E Sharp, specialising in managing money for private clients. He began his career at SG Warburg in 1991. Charles holds a BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology from Leeds University, is a CFA and CAIA charterholder, and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He is based in London.
James McDaid01/01/2013James McDaid is an Investment Manager and a member of GAM's Managed Portfolios Investment team. James is responsible for developing and managing outsourcing solutions for UK independent financial advisers within GAM's discretionary fund management service. Prior to joining GAM in May 2012, he was an investment manager at Quilter responsible for managing private client portfolios and client relationships within the Managed Portfolio Service (MPS). James started at Quilter as an assistant fund manager in 2001, focussing on Asia-Pacific and Japanese equity markets. He began his career as a dealer at TD Waterhouse Investor Services. James holds a BA in Accountancy and Finance from Leeds Metropolitan University, is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He is based in London.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
GAM MP UK Equity Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£3,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.18%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.3042
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGC99
GAM MP UK Equity Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£3,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.18%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.1115
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGD05
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