Fact sheet: Polar Capital Global Alpha

Fund information

Fund name
Polar Capital Global Alpha I GBP
Fund company manager
Polar Capital
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Christophe Liégeois- Williams
since 30/11/2012
Andrew MacKirdy
since 30/11/2012
Andrew Holliman
since 30/11/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of global equity securities of high-quality medium and large capitalisation companies.
Benchmark
MSCI AC World GBP
Investment style
Active,Growth
Investment method
Indices

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

13.35 %

1 Year rank in sector

321/483

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 143.9 m

FE Risk score

104

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    42.73%
  • UK
    13.72%
  • China
    7.05%
  • France
    5.39%
  • Netherlands
    4.76%
  • Financials
    27.72%
  • Industrials
    20.7%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    16.21%
  • Information Technology
    15.39%
  • Health Care
    7.37%
  • North American Equities
    48.1%
  • European Equities
    26.9%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    18%
  • American Emerging Equities
    4.6%
  • Japanese Equities
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.08 %5.84 %13.35 %46.51 %0 %
Sector0.77 %6.18 %16.99 %24.12 %63.79 %
Rank within sector399 / 507271 / 502321 / 48334 / 384 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.73 %25.7 %5.01 %4.33 %24.8 %
Sector14.56 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
Rank within sector326 / 49245 / 447120 / 395213 / 346112 / 302
Quartile th3 rd1 st2 nd3 rd2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha9.53
Beta0.62
Sharpe1.25
Volatility8.9
Tracking error7.66
Information ratio0.81
R-Squared0.41

Price movement

52 week high12.12
52 week low10.39
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.97

Holdings by region

  • 42.73% USA
  • 13.72% UK
  • 7.05% China
  • 5.39% France
  • 4.76% Netherlands
  • 3.17% Korea
  • 3.12% Hong Kong
  • 2.89% Canada
  • 2.62% Panama
  • 2.41% Bermuda

Holdings by sector

  • 27.72% Financials
  • 20.7% Industrials
  • 16.21% Consumer Discretionary
  • 15.39% Information Technology
  • 7.37% Health Care
  • 5.94% Energy
  • 3.17% Consumer Staples
  • 3.06% Materials
  • 0.44% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 48.1% North American Equities
  • 26.9% European Equities
  • 18% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 4.6% American Emerging Equities
  • 2% Japanese Equities
  • 0.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.79% BAIDU INC
  • 3.65% CITIGROUP INC
  • 3.43% MARKEL CORP
  • 3.33% ALPHABET INC
  • 3.26% ANTHEM INC
  • 3.17% KT&G CORP
  • 3.12% EXPEDIA INC
  • 3.12% VINCI SA
  • 2.89% CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES
  • 2.87% UBM PLC