Fact sheet: HgCapital Trust plc

Fund information

Fund name
HgCapital Trust plc Ord
Fund company manager
HgCapital
Fund type
ITR
Fund objective
HgCapital Trust plc (the “Trust”) is an investment trust listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Trust’s objective is to provide shareholders with long-term capital appreciation in excess of the FTSE All-Share Index by investing in unquoted companies. The Manager, HgCapital, seeks to meet the investment objective of the Trust using a business model that combines deep sector knowledge, a rigorous research-based approach and associated thematic investment origination and selection to systematically identify and repeatedly invest in the most attractive segments of the European mid-market, optimising deal flow and improving returns. HgCapital focuses on buyouts across the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors and specialist Infrastructure through renewable energy projects.
Benchmark
FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

40.77 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/23

Sector

IT Private Equity

Yield

2.81

Fund size

£ 611.0 m

FE Risk score

109

NAV

1655

Discount/Premium

+-1.0876

Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    51%
  • Scandinavia
    18%
  • Europe
    13%
  • USA
    12%
  • Germany
    6%
  • Telecom, Media & Technology
    71%
  • Services
    24%
  • Health Care
    3%
  • Industrials
    2%
  • UK Equities
    51%
  • Scandinavian Equities
    18%
  • European Equities
    13%
  • US Equities
    12%
  • German Equities
    6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.27 %8.8 %40.77 %79.57 %114.72 %
Sector2.6 %12.97 %36.9 %44.85 %102.42 %
Rank within sector4 / 2318 / 2310 / 238 / 2214 / 22
Quartile th1 st4 th2 nd2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.43 %43.13 %8.58 %9.7 %1.39 %
Sector12.6 %21.63 %2.99 %8.03 %17.77 %
Rank within sector15 / 235 / 239 / 2213 / 2220 / 22
Quartile th3 rd1 st2 nd3 rd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha4.86
Beta1.08
Sharpe0.83
Volatility16.55
Tracking error14.26
Information ratio0.33
R-Squared0.24

Price movement

52 week high1637
52 week low1153
Current bid price1630
Current offer price1637
Current mid price1637

Holdings by region

  • 51% UK
  • 18% Scandinavia
  • 13% Europe
  • 12% USA
  • 6% Germany

Holdings by sector

  • 71% Telecom, Media & Technology
  • 24% Services
  • 3% Health Care
  • 2% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 51% UK Equities
  • 18% Scandinavian Equities
  • 13% European Equities
  • 12% US Equities
  • 6% German Equities

Individual holdings

  • 14.5% VISMA ASA
  • 11.6% IRIS SOFTWARE GROUP LTD
  • 7.5% SOVOS COMPLIANCE
  • 4.4% JLA INFRAVILLE SHOPPERS LTD
  • 4.1% RADIUS
  • 3.9% COGITALGROUP
  • 3.9% MITRATECH
  • 3.8% ACHILLES CORP
  • 3.1% A-PLAN
  • 3.1% RAET