Fact sheet: OMW Aberdeen Eurpn Sm Cos Eq

Fund information
Fund name
OMW Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Pan European Equity Teamsince 18/10/1990
Underlying fund
Aberdeen European Sm Cos
Fund objective
The OMW Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity fund invests solely in the Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity fund, a sub fund of Aberdeen Investment Funds ICVC, a UK authorised OEIC managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. The underlying fund seeks to achieve capital growth primarily by investing in Equity and Equity-Related Securities of European smaller companies. Income is not a consideration. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. Some of the investments in the underlying fund can be difficult to sell at times, which could affect the price of units. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustment and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
10.7%
1 Year rank in sector
14/25
Sector
PN Europe Including UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£4m (£4m 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.
96
Bid price
152
Offer price
160
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
AI UK Equity Income Pn26.6%
ReAssure BL Eupn Eq Trk Pn22.2%
FL AB Eurpn Eqty EP17.2%
OMW M&G Euro Smaller Cos16.2%
FL Cap Grp Eurpn Gth&Inc Pn14.6%
...more in PN Europe Including UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK35.9%
    Germany16.3%
    Switzerland11.8%
    Sweden7.3%
    Italy7%
  • Industrials23.9%
    Information Technology14.8%
    Consumer Discretionary13.8%
    Materials10.1%
    Health Care8.8%
  • UK Equities35.2%
    German Equities16.3%
    Swiss Equities11.8%
    Swedish Equities7.3%
    Italian Equities7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.7%1.5%11.1%10.7%16.3%52.6%
Sector-0.1%0.4%8.2%10%21%66.8%
Rank within sector16 / 269 / 268 / 2614 / 2517 / 2116 / 18
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund10.1%7.1%-5.8%16.1%22.1%
Sector8.6%7.7%-0.4%24.8%17.4%
Rank within sector13 / 2512 / 2119 / 2119 / 205 / 18
Quartile3rd3rd4th4th2nd
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.
-1.21
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.
1.04
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.
0.06
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%.
11.72
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.
4.03
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.
-0.27
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.
0.88
Price movement
52 week high160.5
52 week low121
Current bid price152
Current offer price160
Current mid price-
Region
1UK35.89%
2Germany16.26%
3Switzerland11.79%
4Sweden7.31%
5Italy7%
6Austria5.18%
7Netherlands4.51%
8France2.85%
9Norway2.72%
Industry sector
1Industrials23.9%
2Information Technology14.82%
3Consumer Discretionary13.82%
4Materials10.09%
5Health Care8.79%
6Consumer Staples8.76%
7Financials8.65%
8Energy8.28%
9Telecommunications Utilities2.16%
Asset type
1UK Equities35.15%
2German Equities16.26%
3Swiss Equities11.79%
4Swedish Equities7.31%
5Italian Equities7%
6Austrian Equities5.18%
7Dutch Equities4.51%
8French Equities2.85%
9Norwegian Equities2.72%
Individual holdings
1TEMENOS GROUP AG3.4%
2EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR3.2%
3MTU AERO ENGINES AG3.2%
4AVEVA GROUP3%
5CTS EVENTIM AG & CO KGAA3%
6FUGRO NV3%
7SCHOELLER BLECKMANN OILFIELD3%
8SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING3%
9VICTREX3%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The OMW Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity fund invests solely in the Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity fund, a sub fund of Aberdeen Investment Funds ICVC, a UK authorised OEIC managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. The underlying fund seeks to achieve capital growth primarily by investing in Equity and Equity-Related Securities of European smaller companies. Income is not a consideration. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. Some of the investments in the underlying fund can be difficult to sell at times, which could affect the price of units. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustment and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Pan European Equity Team18/10/1990
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price152
Offer price160
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKX18
OMW Aberdeen European Smaller Companies Equity SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price173.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKX19
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