Fact sheet: Mercer GblSmlCapEq

Fund information

Fund name
Mercer Global Small Cap Equity M-7 GBP
Fund company manager
Mercer Global Investment Mgmt
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Mercer Global Investments Europe Limited
since 29/03/2011
Fund objective
This fund aims to achieve long-term growth by holding a basket of smaller-capitalisation stocks issued by a range of global companies. A blend of best-in-class specialist fund managers is in place to pursue this objective, and each manager is actively selecting stocks in order to beat their benchmark index. Mercer monitors the investment managers, selecting and replacing them within the fund automatically, and ensuring that the mandates given to them continue to reflect Mercer's best thinking.
Benchmark
MSCI World Small Cap (NDR) Index
Investment style
Active
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

13.27 %

1 Year rank in sector

325/483

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 897.9 m

FE Risk score

109

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    53.7%
  • Japan
    14.2%
  • Others
    8.2%
  • UK
    8.1%
  • Canada
    4.6%
  • Information Technology
    20.4%
  • Industrials
    17.4%
  • Financials
    14.3%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    14.1%
  • Health Care
    10%
  • US Equities
    53.7%
  • Japanese Equities
    14.2%
  • International Equities
    8.2%
  • UK Equities
    8.1%
  • Canadian Equities
    4.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.22 %8.33 %13.27 %54.92 %122.41 %
Sector0.77 %6.18 %16.99 %24.12 %63.79 %
Rank within sector170 / 507130 / 502325 / 48319 / 384 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.6 %27.6 %7.99 %0 %0 %
Sector14.56 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
Rank within sector329 / 49234 / 44775 / 395 / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha10.67
Beta0.67
Sharpe1.36
Volatility9.37
Tracking error7.69
Information ratio1
R-Squared0.42

Price movement

52 week high168.88
52 week low144.75
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price167.78

Holdings by region

  • 53.7% USA
  • 14.2% Japan
  • 8.2% Others
  • 8.1% UK
  • 4.6% Canada
  • 3.3% Germany
  • 2% Australia
  • 1.7% Italy
  • 1.5% Switzerland
  • 1.4% Sweden

Holdings by sector

  • 20.4% Information Technology
  • 17.4% Industrials
  • 14.3% Financials
  • 14.1% Consumer Discretionary
  • 10% Health Care
  • 9.1% Materials
  • 5.9% Real Estate
  • 2.5% Others
  • 2.3% Consumer Staples
  • 2.2% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 53.7% US Equities
  • 14.2% Japanese Equities
  • 8.2% International Equities
  • 8.1% UK Equities
  • 4.6% Canadian Equities
  • 3.3% German Equities
  • 2% Australian Equities
  • 1.7% Italian Equities
  • 1.5% Swiss Equities
  • 1.4% Swedish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 1.1% ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 0.9% LENDINGTREE INC
  • 0.9% MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC
  • 0.7% RIGHTMOVE PLC
  • 0.6% IPG PHOTONICS CORP
  • 0.6% IROBOT CORP
  • 0.5% AALBERTS INDUSTRIES
  • 0.5% DST SYSTEMS INC DELAWARE
  • 0.5% MASIMO CORP
  • 0.5% WAYFAIR INC