Fact sheet: William Blair SICAV GlLd

Fund information
Fund name
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders I USD
Fund manager company
William Blair
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Ken McAtamneysince 31/12/2008
  • Andy Flynnsince 01/01/2016
Fund objective
Capital Appreciation
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World IMI Index (net)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.2%
1 Year rank in sector
337/478
Sector
FO Equity - International
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.
1.55%
Fund size
£59m (£52m 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.
112
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA52.4%
    Japan7.8%
    France5%
    UK4.5%
    Cayman Islands4.2%
  • Banks9.5%
    Financial Services9.4%
    Internet7.3%
    Electronic & Electrical Equipment6.8%
    Retail6%
  • US Equities52.4%
    Japanese Equities7.8%
    UK Equities6.1%
    American Emerging Equities5.6%
    French Equities5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.6%6.2%2.9%12.2%13.8%38.3%
Sector0.2%4.4%7.6%15.6%20.3%49.8%
Rank within sector208 / 510143 / 508435 / 497337 / 478247 / 391222 / 291
Quartile2nd2nd4th3rd3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.4%0.4%2.4%3.4%20.5%
Sector4.8%7.9%0.7%6%21.3%
Rank within sector136 / 507401 / 469178 / 418242 / 375210 / 330
Quartile2nd4th2nd3rd3rd
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.
-2.93
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.
1.16
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%.
11.91
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.
5.46
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.
-0.4
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.
0.8
Price movement
52 week high127.67
52 week low110.44
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price125.95
Region
1USA52.39%
2Japan7.75%
3France5.01%
4UK4.54%
5Cayman Islands4.21%
6Canada3.97%
7Germany3.27%
8Australia2.82%
9Sweden2.16%
Industry sector
1Banks9.45%
2Financial Services9.38%
3Internet7.33%
4Electronic & Electrical Equipment6.83%
5Retail6.04%
6Oil & Gas Exploration & Production5.79%
7Semi Conductors4.78%
8Services4.27%
9Media3.94%
Asset type
1US Equities52.39%
2Japanese Equities7.75%
3UK Equities6.07%
4American Emerging Equities5.64%
5French Equities5.01%
6Canadian Equities3.97%
7German Equities3.27%
8Australian Equities2.82%
9Swedish Equities2.16%
Individual holdings
1AMAZON.COM INC2.73%
2JPMORGAN CHASE & CO2.42%
3ALPHABET INC2.41%
4BLACKROCK INC2.35%
5GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC2.2%
6HOME DEPOT INC2.2%
7VALEO2.13%
8RAYTHEON CO2.07%
9PAVONIA LTD2.04%
Management
Fund manager group
William Blair
Fund manager company
William Blair
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Capital Appreciation
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World IMI Index (net)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Ken McAtamney31/12/2008Ken is a co-portfolio manager for the William Blair Global Leaders and International Leaders strategies. He joined William Blair & Company in 2005 and previously served as co-director of research, as well as mid-large cap Industrials and Healthcare analyst. Prior to joining William Blair, Ken was a Vice President for Goldman Sachs and Co., responsible for institutional equity research coverage for both international and domestic equity, and he was a Corporate Banking Officer with NBD Bank.  
Andy Flynn01/01/2016
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Offshore, Sweden
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders D USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG2BA
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders DH NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF5MY
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders I EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price163.16
CurrencyEUR
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN6Z2
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders I GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFGQT
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders I USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.95
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN6Z1
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders IH NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF5MX
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders J EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFECS
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders J GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFECT
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders J USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price114.83
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFECR
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders Z AUD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price144.92
CurrencyAUD
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFECU
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders Z Acc USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.95
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/09/2014
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG2BB
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders ZH Acc NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF5MZ
William Blair SICAV Global Leaders ZH Inc NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF7VV
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