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
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

-3.45 %

1 Year rank in sector

16/17

Sector

FO Equity - Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 58.8 m

FE Risk score

271

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    25%
  • Zimbabwe
    19%
  • Egypt
    14%
  • Kenya
    14%
  • Zambia
    10%
  • Consumer Staples
    48%
  • Financials
    33%
  • Others
    8%
  • Money Market
    6%
  • Industrials
    5%
  • African Equity
    80%
  • Egyptian Equity
    14%
  • Money Market
    6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0 %-12.46 %-3.45 %-27.18 %-12.58 %
Sector2.78 %10.27 %31.35 %-6.37 %-11.36 %
Rank within sector / 16 / 1716 / 1715 / 179 / 14
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-4.28 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %20.19 %
Sector37.89 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %1.82 %
Rank within sector16 / 1713 / 173 / 179 / 154 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha-9.18
Beta0.35
Sharpe-0.03
Volatility18.45
Tracking error21.83
Information ratio-0.35
R-Squared0.13

Price movement

52 week high16.98
52 week low12.3
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price12.3

Holdings by region

  • 25% Nigeria
  • 19% Zimbabwe
  • 14% Egypt
  • 14% Kenya
  • 10% Zambia
  • 6% Money Market
  • 5% Mauritius
  • 4% Namibia
  • 3% Botswana

Holdings by sector

  • 48% Consumer Staples
  • 33% Financials
  • 8% Others
  • 6% Money Market
  • 5% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 80% African Equity
  • 14% Egyptian Equity
  • 6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.4% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 6.7% IBTC STANBIC BANKING
  • 6.3% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK
  • 6.2% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5.5% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 5.3% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 4.7% MCB GROUP LIMITED
  • 4.1% EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES LTD
  • 4% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 3.9% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO KENYA