Fact sheet: GVQ Opportunities

Fund information
Fund name
GVQ Opportunities A Inc
Fund manager company
GVQ Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Jeff Harrissince 13/10/2015
  • Jamie Seatonsince 13/10/2015
Fund objective
The GVQ Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) invests in the equity of up to 45 UK quoted companies which have been identified as undervalued using private equity based valuation techniques. The Fund may also invest up to a maximum 20% of its net asset value in non-UK domiciled companies. The Fund is not constrained by market indices and aims to maximise returns for investors over the medium term.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
23.3%
1 Year rank in sector
20/58
Sector
FO Equity - UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£147m (£66m last year)
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Boost FTSE 100 3x LD ETP87.1%
Boost FTSE 100 2x LD ETP54.2%
Old Mutual UK SmCos Fcus46.9%
Boost FTSE 250 2x LD ETP32.8%
Majedie UK Equity30.5%
...more in FO Equity - UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK82.5%
    USA10.8%
    Germany4%
    France2%
    Money Market0.6%
  • No data available.
  • UK Equities82.5%
    US Equities10.8%
    German Equities4%
    French Equities2%
    Money Market0.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.5%8.8%7.5%23.3%--
Sector2.4%6.8%6.3%18.6%16.1%52.1%
Rank within sector11 / 637 / 6321 / 6220 / 58--
Quartile1st1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.8%9.5%---
Sector3%8.9%4.9%1%23.7%
Rank within sector35 / 6333 / 58---
Quartile3rd3rd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high11.26
52 week low8.86
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price11.27
Region
1UK82.53%
2USA10.78%
3Germany4.05%
4France2.04%
5Money Market0.61%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Equities82.53%
2US Equities10.78%
3German Equities4.05%
4French Equities2.04%
5Money Market0.61%
Individual holdings
1SKY PLC9.24%
2SHIRE PLC8.43%
3JUPITER FUND MANAGEMENT PLC ORD GBP0.028.07%
4ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC7.95%
5APPLE INC6.11%
6WPP PLC4.88%
7ALPHABET INC4.68%
8TYMAN PLC4.58%
9BBA AVIATION PLC4.54%
Management
Fund manager group
SVG
Fund manager company
GVQ Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The GVQ Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) invests in the equity of up to 45 UK quoted companies which have been identified as undervalued using private equity based valuation techniques. The Fund may also invest up to a maximum 20% of its net asset value in non-UK domiciled companies. The Fund is not constrained by market indices and aims to maximise returns for investors over the medium term.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jeff Harris13/10/2015Jeff joined GVQ Investment Management in 2012 as an Analyst. He was appointed Assistant Manager in May 2014. He fulfills this role for both GVQ’s Unconstrained and Strategic Funds. Prior to joining he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers within the Transaction Services Team on a number of private equity and corporate transactions. Jeff holds the ACA qualification.
Jamie Seaton13/10/2015Jamie was appointed CEO of GVQIM in May 2014. He is Fund Manager of both the GVQ UK Focus Fund (since April 2009) and GVQ Opportunities Fund (launched October 2015). Prior to this, Jamie was an equities analyst for GVQIM, and its first recruit following its formation. Previously he was an Investment Manager at Rothschild Asset Management and worked at Goldman Sachs. Jamie holds the CFA and IMC qualifications.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
GVQ Opportunities A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNIBE
GVQ Opportunities A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.272
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMR5P
GVQ Opportunities F Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNIBF
GVQ Opportunities F Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.276
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMR5R
GVQ Opportunities I Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNIBG
GVQ Opportunities I Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.97%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.275
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMR5Q
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