Fact sheet: EFG Hermes Middle East & Dev Africa

Fund information

Fund name
EFG Hermes Middle East & Developing Africa
Fund company manager
EFG Hermes
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Karim Nehma
since 29/02/2004
Sheriff EI Haddad
since 01/03/2013
Fund objective
Long-term capital appreciation through investing in Middle East and North African equities and equity related securities.
Benchmark
S&P Pan Arab Composite Large/Mid Cap
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

16.29 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/12

Sector

FO Equity - MENA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 61.0 m

FE Risk score

129

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    28%
  • Saudi Arabia
    24%
  • Kuwait
    22%
  • Money Market
    7%
  • Lebanon
    6%
  • Banks
    18%
  • Healthcare & Medical Products
    18%
  • Real Estate
    14%
  • Transport
    12%
  • Consumer Services
    9%
  • Emirian Equities
    28%
  • Saudi Arabian Equities
    24%
  • Kuwaiti Equities
    22%
  • Middle East & African Equities
    9%
  • Money Market
    7%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.8 %1.36 %16.29 %-10.32 %70.36 %
Sector-1.9 %1.12 %12.16 %-9.86 %30.29 %
Rank within sector4 / 125 / 125 / 125 / 122 / 10
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.35 %-2.2 %-9.96 %20.42 %45.14 %
Sector6.91 %5.07 %-14.96 %12.24 %20.23 %
Rank within sector4 / 1210 / 123 / 123 / 111 / 10
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.49
Beta1.12
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility15.29
Tracking error7.76
Information ratio-0.03
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high34.54
52 week low29.23
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price33.56

Holdings by region

  • 28% United Arab Emirates
  • 24% Saudi Arabia
  • 22% Kuwait
  • 7% Money Market
  • 6% Lebanon
  • 5% Egypt
  • 5% Qatar
  • 3% Jordan

Holdings by sector

  • 18% Banks
  • 18% Healthcare & Medical Products
  • 14% Real Estate
  • 12% Transport
  • 9% Consumer Services
  • 7% Food, Beverages and Tobacco
  • 7% Money Market
  • 6% Materials
  • 3% Insurance
  • 3% Retail

Holdings by asset type

  • 28% Emirian Equities
  • 24% Saudi Arabian Equities
  • 22% Kuwaiti Equities
  • 9% Middle East & African Equities
  • 7% Money Market
  • 5% Egyptian Equity
  • 5% Qatari Equities

Individual holdings

  • 9.5% NMC HEALTH PLC
  • 9% HUMAN SOFT HOLDING CO.
  • 8.4% COMCAST, SPECIAL CLASS A
  • 7.7% EMAAR PROPERTIES
  • 6.4% MABANEE CO