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
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.07 %

1 Year rank in sector

309/471

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 138.8 m

FE Risk score

100

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    41.63%
  • UK
    14.72%
  • China
    6.91%
  • France
    5.49%
  • Netherlands
    4.65%
  • Financials
    28.32%
  • Industrials
    21.09%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    16.82%
  • Information Technology
    13.47%
  • Health Care
    7.13%
  • North American Equities
    46.2%
  • European Equities
    27.8%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    18.4%
  • American Emerging Equities
    4.7%
  • Japanese Equities
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.24 %-0.96 %12.07 %42.34 %0 %
Sector1.75 %4.57 %14.7 %20.62 %56.19 %
Rank within sector483 / 502384 / 492309 / 47136 / 374 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.81 %25.7 %5.01 %4.33 %24.8 %
Sector10.88 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
Rank within sector363 / 48538 / 441117 / 391207 / 345113 / 302
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Risk statistics

Alpha9.73
Beta0.65
Sharpe1.15
Volatility9
Tracking error7.47
Information ratio0.98
R-Squared0.44

Price movement

52 week high11.74
52 week low10.03
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.33

Holdings by region

  • 41.63% USA
  • 14.72% UK
  • 6.91% China
  • 5.49% France
  • 4.65% Netherlands
  • 3.58% Korea
  • 3.18% Hong Kong
  • 2.7% Canada
  • 2.7% Panama
  • 2.04% Japan

Holdings by sector

  • 28.32% Financials
  • 21.09% Industrials
  • 16.82% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.47% Information Technology
  • 7.13% Health Care
  • 5.58% Energy
  • 3.58% Consumer Staples
  • 3.13% Materials
  • 0.89% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 46.2% North American Equities
  • 27.8% European Equities
  • 18.4% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 4.7% American Emerging Equities
  • 2% Japanese Equities
  • 0.9% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.47% BAIDU INC
  • 3.58% KT&G CORP
  • 3.52% MARKEL CORP
  • 3.5% CITIGROUP INC
  • 3.3% ALPHABET INC
  • 3.27% ANTHEM INC
  • 3.17% EXPEDIA INC
  • 3.06% UBM PLC
  • 2.99% VINCI SA
  • 2.75% BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC