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

13.6 %

1 Year rank in sector

302/476

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 142.3 m

FE Risk score

104

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    42.95%
  • UK
    13.39%
  • China
    7.03%
  • France
    5.37%
  • Netherlands
    4.63%
  • Financials
    27.9%
  • Industrials
    20.89%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.78%
  • Information Technology
    15.22%
  • Health Care
    7.38%
  • North American Equities
    48%
  • European Equities
    26.4%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    18.3%
  • American Emerging Equities
    4.9%
  • Japanese Equities
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.18 %9.66 %13.6 %60.61 %0 %
Sector2.42 %8.34 %16.13 %32.48 %60.31 %
Rank within sector1 / 503218 / 498302 / 47630 / 381 /
Quartile th1 st2 nd3 rd1 st th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.29 %25.7 %5.01 %4.33 %24.8 %
Sector13.46 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
Rank within sector300 / 48941 / 444121 / 396212 / 347114 / 305
Quartile th3 rd1 st2 nd3 rd2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha9.67
Beta0.61
Sharpe1.23
Volatility8.86
Tracking error7.69
Information ratio0.85
R-Squared0.4

Price movement

52 week high11.99
52 week low10.03
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price12.03

Holdings by region

  • 42.95% USA
  • 13.39% UK
  • 7.03% China
  • 5.37% France
  • 4.63% Netherlands
  • 3.6% Korea
  • 2.9% Hong Kong
  • 2.74% Canada
  • 2.69% Panama
  • 2.27% Bermuda

Holdings by sector

  • 27.9% Financials
  • 20.89% Industrials
  • 15.78% Consumer Discretionary
  • 15.22% Information Technology
  • 7.38% Health Care
  • 5.51% Energy
  • 3.6% Consumer Staples
  • 3.31% Materials
  • 0.41% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 48% North American Equities
  • 26.4% European Equities
  • 18.3% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 4.9% American Emerging Equities
  • 2% Japanese Equities
  • 0.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.55% BAIDU INC
  • 3.6% KT&G CORP
  • 3.52% CITIGROUP INC
  • 3.49% MARKEL CORP
  • 3.47% ANTHEM INC
  • 3.37% ALPHABET INC
  • 3.11% VINCI SA
  • 3.04% EXPEDIA INC
  • 2.88% BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC
  • 2.82% AMETEK INC