Fact sheet: JPM Africa Equity

Fund information
Fund name
JPM Africa Equity D (perf) Acc NAV USD
Fund manager company
JPMorgan Asset Mgmt (Europe) S
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Pandora Omasetsince 01/06/2015
  • Oleg Biryulyovsince 15/02/2016
Fund objective
To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in a portfolio of African companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging and Frontier Markets Africa
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
2.6%
1 Year rank in sector
9/15
Sector
FO Equity - MENA
Yield
-
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.
2.55%
Fund size
£184m (£206m 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.
150
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Charlemagne Magna MENA27.3%
Lazard Mena20.3%
Baring MENA13.3%
T. Rowe Price MEast& Africa Eq13.3%
IPConcept Silk Road Frontier7.8%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • South Africa65.9%
    Kenya9%
    Nigeria8.6%
    Morocco5.4%
    Egypt4%
  • Financials30.1%
    Consumer Staples22.2%
    Consumer Discretionary20.8%
    Telecommunications Utilities8.4%
    Materials7.9%
  • South African Equities65.9%
    African Equity25.2%
    Egyptian Equity4%
    Middle East & African Equities2.1%
    Money Market1.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.9%3.3%3.5%2.6%-27%-14.7%
Sector1.2%4.1%9.4%8.4%-7.8%27.7%
Rank within sector14 / 158 / 1511 / 159 / 1514 / 1512 / 13
Quartile4th3rd3rd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6%2.1%-28.8%-4.5%4.8%
Sector4.2%5.1%-15%12.2%20.2%
Rank within sector7 / 157 / 1514 / 1514 / 1411 / 13
Quartile2nd2nd4th4th4th
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.
-11.69
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.
0.98
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.
-0.02
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%.
15.97
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.
8.52
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.
-1.41
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.
0.71
Price movement
52 week high8.93
52 week low7.7
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price8.64
Region
1South Africa65.9%
2Kenya9%
3Nigeria8.6%
4Morocco5.4%
5Egypt4%
6Money Market1.9%
7Africa1.6%
8Zimbabwe1.3%
9Mauritius0.9%
Industry sector
1Financials30.1%
2Consumer Staples22.2%
3Consumer Discretionary20.8%
4Telecommunications Utilities8.4%
5Materials7.9%
6Health Care3.8%
7Industrials2.9%
8Money Market1.9%
9Real Estate1.1%
Asset type
1South African Equities65.9%
2African Equity25.2%
3Egyptian Equity4%
4Middle East & African Equities2.1%
5Money Market1.9%
6UK Equities0.9%
Individual holdings
1NASPERS9.5%
2FIRSTRAND6.3%
3BID3.4%
4ASPEN PHARMACARE HLDGS3.3%
5COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK3.3%
6STANDARD BANK GROUP3.3%
7SHOPRITE HOLDINGS3.1%
8MTN GROUP3%
9STEINHOFF INTERNATIONAL HLDGS3%
Management
Fund manager group
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Fund manager company
JPMorgan Asset Mgmt (Europe) S
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in a portfolio of African companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging and Frontier Markets Africa
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Pandora Omaset01/06/2015Pandora Omaset, executive director, is a product-focused analyst covering Africa within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities Team based in London. An employee since 1999, Pandora previously worked as a portfolio analyst in the Japanese Portfolios Group. Before joining J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Pandora was a Performance Analyst at Henderson’s Global Investors. Pandora has a BA in International Business and Finance from SNHU and University of Greenwich.
Oleg Biryulyov15/02/2016Oleg Biryulyov, managing director, is a regional portfolio manager and the head of the Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa Group, with a specialisation in Russia and Eastern Europe, within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities Team based in London. An employee since 1994, Oleg was previously a portfolio manager for Flemings Urals Regional Venture Fund. Prior to this, he was an investment analyst. Oleg obtained a degree in economics from Moscow State University, Lomonosov. He is a holder of the CFA designation.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Distributor Status, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Switzerland, Chile, Curacao, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, European Economic Community, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price18
Offer price18.99
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE0R2
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Acc NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.09
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE0R3
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Acc NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.2
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCHM3
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price9.15
Offer price9.66
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCHM2
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price67.49
Offer price71.22
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMEA5
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price7.3
Offer price7.71
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCOY9
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price67.83
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMEA6
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis NAV GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price7.34
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCOZ0
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price73.81
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFFGA
JPM Africa Equity A (perf) Dis USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price73.44
Offer price77.5
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFFFZ
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price76.69
Offer price76.69
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFB6P
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Acc NAV EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price76.69
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFB6O
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Acc NAV USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.36
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeHSS9
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price11.36
Offer price11.36
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeHSS8
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Dis GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price62.82
Offer price62.82
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2VS
JPM Africa Equity C (perf) Dis NAV GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price62.82
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2VR
JPM Africa Equity D (perf) Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price87.8
Offer price92.65
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJYQ2
JPM Africa Equity D (perf) Acc NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price88.24
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJYQ3
JPM Africa Equity D (perf) Acc NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.64
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDRH5
JPM Africa Equity D (perf) Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price8.6
Offer price9.07
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDRH4
JPM Africa Equity I (perf) Acc NAV USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price94.11
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDRH7
JPM Africa Equity I (perf) Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price94.11
Offer price94.11
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDRH6
JPM Africa Equity T (perf) Acc EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price74.48
Offer price74.48
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF33R
JPM Africa Equity T (perf) Acc NAV EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price74.48
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF33Q
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