Fact sheet: F&C Gbl Sm Cos

Fund information

Fund name
F&C Global Smaller Companies
Fund company manager
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Alexander Fleming
since 01/01/1996
Fund objective
To secure a high total return by investing in smaller companies worldwide.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.65 %

1 Year rank in sector

18/23

Sector

IT Global

Yield

0.938

Fund size

£ 760.1 m

FE Risk score

105

NAV

1283.8

Discount/Premium

+1.7292

Gearing

104

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    39.1%
  • UK
    27.9%
  • Continental Europe
    13%
  • International
    11.1%
  • Japan
    8.5%
  • North American Equities
    39.1%
  • UK Equities
    27.9%
  • European Equities
    13%
  • International Equities
    11.1%
  • Japanese Equities
    8.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.23 %1.96 %14.65 %55.16 %127.34 %
Sector-0.08 %6.6 %22.66 %52.87 %99.28 %
Rank within sector12 / 2318 / 2318 / 2310 / 237 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.46 %25.75 %10.85 %7.78 %31.14 %
Sector15.03 %21.14 %6.78 %7.37 %20.98 %
Rank within sector19 / 238 / 238 / 2313 / 237 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.01
Beta0.85
Sharpe1.27
Volatility9.5
Tracking error6.23
Information ratio-0.07
R-Squared0.58

Price movement

52 week high1340.5
52 week low1095
Current bid price1298
Current offer price1314
Current mid price1306

Holdings by region

  • 39.1% North America
  • 27.9% UK
  • 13% Continental Europe
  • 11.1% International
  • 8.5% Japan
  • 0.4% Money Market

Holdings by sector

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Holdings by asset type

  • 39.1% North American Equities
  • 27.9% UK Equities
  • 13% European Equities
  • 11.1% International Equities
  • 8.5% Japanese Equities
  • 0.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.6% EASTSPRING INVESTMENTS JAPAN SMALLER COMPANIES
  • 3.8% ABERDEEN GLOBAL JAPANESE SMALLER COMPANIES
  • 3% SCOTTISH ORIENTAL SMALLER COS INV TRUST
  • 2% PINEBRIDGE ASIA EX JAPAN SMALL CAP EQUITY
  • 1.7% UTILICO EMERGING MARKETS
  • 1.5% HSBC GIF ASIA EX JAPAN EQUITY SMALLER COMPANIES
  • 1.3% ABERDEEN GLOBAL ASIAN SMALLER COMPANIES
  • 1.2% MANULIFE GLOBAL ASIAN SMALLER COMPANIES
  • 1.1% ALLEGHANY CORP
  • 1.1% STATE BANK FINANCIAL CORP