Fact sheet: TB Amati UK Sm Cos

Fund information
Fund name
TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B Acc
Fund manager company
Amati Global Investors Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • David Stevensonsince 01/07/2012
  • Dr. Paul Jourdansince 01/09/2000
  • Douglas Lawsonsince 01/10/2008
Accolades
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests in UK smaller companies.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies AIM (ex IT) Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
35%
1 Year rank in sector
6/49
Sector
UT UK Smaller Companies
Yield
0.8%
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.
0.96%
Fund size
£64m (£26m 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.
69
Mid price
937.36
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
TM Cavendish AIM45.2%
The MI Discretionary Unit40.9%
Threadneedle UK Sm Cos36.8%
Schroder UK Dynamic Sm Cos36.7%
FP Octopus UK Micro Cap Gth36.3%
...more in UT UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe92.9%
    Money Market7.1%
  • Financials20%
    Industrials18.1%
    Technology13.3%
    Consumer Goods11.8%
    Health Care8.9%
  • European Equities93.1%
    Money Market6.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.6%8.8%20.4%35%69.9%145.7%
Sector3.8%9.1%21.2%26.7%39.6%119.3%
Rank within sector15 / 4931 / 4932 / 496 / 492 / 4720 / 45
Quartile2nd3rd3rd1st1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund17.8%15.6%23.2%4.4%31.1%
Sector15.1%7.7%14.2%-1.9%37.4%
Rank within sector7 / 494 / 487 / 488 / 4742 / 46
Quartile1st1st1st1st4th
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.
6.72
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.
0.93
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.
1.25
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%.
10.89
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.
4.69
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.
1.26
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.
0.81
Price movement
52 week high933.92
52 week low628.97
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price937.36
Region
1Europe92.9%
2Money Market7.1%
Industry sector
1Financials20%
2Industrials18.1%
3Technology13.3%
4Consumer Goods11.8%
5Health Care8.9%
6Basic Materials8.3%
7Money Market7.1%
8Consumer Services6.7%
9Oil & Gas3.7%
Asset type
1European Equities93.1%
2Money Market6.9%
Individual holdings
1ONESAVINGS BANK PLC3.6%
2SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC3%
3KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC2.9%
4ALDERMORE GROUP PLC2.8%
5QUIXANT PLC2.7%
6MORTGAGE ADVICE BUREAU (HLDGS) LTD2.5%
7FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC2.4%
8LONDONMETRIC PROPERTY PLC2.4%
9FORTERRA INC2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Amati Global Investors
Fund manager company
Amati Global Investors Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests in UK smaller companies.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies AIM (ex IT) Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
David Stevenson01/07/2012David Stevenson joined Amati in 2012. In 2005 he was a co-founding partner of investment boutique Cartesian Capital, which managed a range of retail and institutional UK equity funds in long only and long/short strategies. Prior to that he was Assistant Director at SVM, where he also managed equity products including the UK Opportunities small/midcap fund which was ranked top decile for the 5 year period from inception to 2005. David started his career at KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He latterly specialised in corporate finance, before moving into private equity with Dunedin Fund Managers. David has co-managed the TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund and the Amati VCTs since 2012.
Dr. Paul Jourdan01/09/2000Dr Paul Jourdan is an award winning fund manager, with a strong track record in small cap investment. He co-founded Amati Global Investors following the management buyout of Noble Fund Managers from Noble Group in 2010, having joined Noble in 2007 as Head of Equities. His fund management career began in 1998 with Stewart Ivory, which was taken over by First State in 2000 at which time Paul became manager of what is now TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund. In early 2005 he launched what is now Amati VCT and he also manages Amati VCT 2 after the investment management contract moved to Amati Global Investors in 2010. In September 2014 Amati launched the Amati AIM IHT Portfolio Service, which Paul co-manages with Douglas Lawson and David Stevenson. Prior to 1998 Paul worked as a professional violinist, including a four year period with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He is CEO of Amati and a Director of Sistema Scotland.
Douglas Lawson01/10/2008Douglas Lawson co-founded Amati Global Investors with Paul Jourdan. Prior to this he worked in corporate finance and private equity, initially focusing on middle market UK private equity and listed company M&A at British Linen Advisors, and latterly as an investment manager in the private equity team at Noble. Douglas has co-managed the TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund and Amati VCT since 2009, and Amati VCT 2 since 2010. Douglas started his career at Ernst & Young in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. He is a Director of Amati.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
TB Amati UK Smaller Companies A Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.19%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price812.52
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCIC7
TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.96%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.54%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price937.36
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCIC8
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