Fact sheet: Imara African Opportunities

Fund information

Fund name
Imara African Opportunities
Fund company manager
Imara Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Imara Asset Management Ltd
since 01/06/2005
Fund objective
The Fund's objective is to deliver absolute returns over the medium term.
Benchmark
Absolute return over the medium term
Investment style
-
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

8.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

262/273

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 58.8 m

FE Risk score

267

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Zimbabwe
    35%
  • Nigeria
    18%
  • Kenya
    11%
  • Egypt
    10%
  • Zambia
    10%
  • Consumer Staples
    47%
  • Financials
    26%
  • Industrials
    11%
  • Others
    8%
  • Money Market
    7%
  • African Equity
    83%
  • Egyptian Equity
    10%
  • Money Market
    7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-23.38 %0.15 %8.06 %-28 %-1.21 %
Sector2.28 %13.89 %21.97 %17.74 %20.76 %
Rank within sector290 / 290271 / 279262 / 273224 / 227159 / 173
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund1.25 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %20.19 %
Sector25.74 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector275 / 278254 / 257175 / 231172 / 2117 / 182
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.09
Beta0.13
Sharpe-0.03
Volatility18.21
Tracking error16.83
Information ratio-0.2
R-Squared0.02

Price movement

52 week high16.98
52 week low12.52
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.01

Holdings by region

  • 35% Zimbabwe
  • 18% Nigeria
  • 11% Kenya
  • 10% Egypt
  • 10% Zambia
  • 7% Money Market
  • 4% Mauritius
  • 3% Namibia
  • 2% Botswana

Holdings by sector

  • 47% Consumer Staples
  • 26% Financials
  • 11% Industrials
  • 8% Others
  • 7% Money Market
  • 1% Debentures

Holdings by asset type

  • 83% African Equity
  • 10% Egyptian Equity
  • 7% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.4% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 6.2% HIPPO VALLEY ESTATES
  • 6% INNSCOR AFRICA
  • 5.5% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 5.2% EASTERN CO
  • 4.6% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK
  • 4.5% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 4.2% IBTC STANBIC BANKING
  • 4.2% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 4.1% SIMBISA BRANDS LTD