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

3.91 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/17

Sector

FO Equity - Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 58.8 m

FE Risk score

277

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    25%
  • Zimbabwe
    24%
  • Egypt
    13%
  • Kenya
    12%
  • Zambia
    12%
  • Consumer Staples
    48%
  • Financials
    33%
  • Industrials
    8%
  • Others
    8%
  • Money Market
    2%
  • African Equity
    85%
  • Egyptian Equity
    13%
  • Money Market
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0 %-4.9 %3.91 %-24.4 %-7.73 %
Sector-1.05 %22.19 %34.51 %-17.03 %-8.56 %
Rank within sector / 16 / 1714 / 1712 / 176 / 14
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund1.25 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %20.19 %
Sector34.29 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %1.82 %
Rank within sector15 / 1713 / 173 / 179 / 154 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha-12.58
Beta0.36
Sharpe-0.05
Volatility22.32
Tracking error25.11
Information ratio-0.41
R-Squared0.09

Price movement

52 week high16.98
52 week low12.74
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.01

Holdings by region

  • 25% Nigeria
  • 24% Zimbabwe
  • 13% Egypt
  • 12% Kenya
  • 12% Zambia
  • 5% Mauritius
  • 4% Namibia
  • 3% Botswana
  • 2% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 48% Consumer Staples
  • 33% Financials
  • 8% Industrials
  • 8% Others
  • 2% Money Market
  • 1% Debentures

Holdings by asset type

  • 85% African Equity
  • 13% Egyptian Equity
  • 2% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.6% EASTERN CO
  • 5.9% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK
  • 5.7% IBTC STANBIC BANKING
  • 5.1% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 5.1% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 5% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 4.9% INNSCOR AFRICA
  • 4.8% STANDARD CHARTERED BANK ZAMBIA PLC
  • 4.7% MCB GROUP LIMITED
  • 4.6% SAFARICOM LTD