Fact sheet: Imara African Opportunities

Fund information

Fund name
Imara African Opportunities
Fund company manager
Imara Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
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

40.33 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/275

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 58.8 m

FE Risk score

113

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Zimbabwe
    33%
  • Nigeria
    17%
  • Egypt
    11%
  • Kenya
    11%
  • Zambia
    11%
  • Consumer Staples
    48%
  • Financials
    26%
  • Industrials
    9%
  • Money Market
    8%
  • Others
    7%
  • African Equity
    81%
  • Egyptian Equity
    11%
  • Money Market
    8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.4 %31.93 %40.33 %-6.55 %28.93 %
Sector1.98 %11.57 %19.18 %9.11 %18.81 %
Rank within sector11 / 2933 / 2812 / 275213 / 22983 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund32.14 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %20.19 %
Sector22.95 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector55 / 280256 / 259177 / 234172 / 2117 / 182
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.89
Beta0.14
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility12.29
Tracking error16.64
Information ratio-0.24
R-Squared0.03

Price movement

52 week high16.98
52 week low12.04
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price16.98

Holdings by region

  • 33% Zimbabwe
  • 17% Nigeria
  • 11% Egypt
  • 11% Kenya
  • 11% Zambia
  • 8% Money Market
  • 4% Mauritius
  • 3% Namibia
  • 2% Botswana

Holdings by sector

  • 48% Consumer Staples
  • 26% Financials
  • 9% Industrials
  • 8% Money Market
  • 7% Others
  • 2% Debentures

Holdings by asset type

  • 81% African Equity
  • 11% Egyptian Equity
  • 8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 5.9% HIPPO VALLEY ESTATES
  • 5.9% INNSCOR AFRICA
  • 5.7% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 5.7% EASTERN CO
  • 4.9% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK
  • 4.5% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 4.5% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 4.2% STANDARD CHARTERED BANK ZAMBIA PLC
  • 4.1% IBTC STANBIC BANKING