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

34.36 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/274

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
    27%
  • Industrials
    9%
  • Money Market
    8%
  • Others
    7%
  • African Equity
    81%
  • Egyptian Equity
    11%
  • Money Market
    8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.47 %25.57 %34.36 %-9.75 %23.54 %
Sector0.2 %9.59 %14.6 %4.04 %17.34 %
Rank within sector13 / 2902 / 2822 / 274214 / 22999 / 173
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.37 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %20.19 %
Sector18.57 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector64 / 280258 / 261178 / 236173 / 2127 / 184
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.7
Beta0.18
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility13.36
Tracking error17
Information ratio-0.15
R-Squared0.03

Price movement

52 week high16.11
52 week low12.04
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price16.11

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
  • 27% Financials
  • 9% Industrials
  • 8% Money Market
  • 7% Others
  • 1% Debentures

Holdings by asset type

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

Individual holdings

  • 7.1% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 5.9% INNSCOR AFRICA
  • 5.8% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 5.2% EASTERN CO
  • 5.2% HIPPO VALLEY ESTATES
  • 4.8% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK
  • 4.5% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 4.3% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 4.2% SCB ZAMBIA BARCLAYS BANK ZIMBABWE
  • 4.1% BARCLAYS BANK ZIMBABWE