Fact sheet: Sanlam African Frontier Mkts

Fund information

Fund name
Sanlam African Frontier Markets A USD
Fund company manager
Sanlam Universal Funds plc
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Stephane Bwakira
since 01/03/2010
Fund objective
To outperform the MSCI Africa ex-SA index over the medium to longer term (3 – 5 years). This index comprises the 40 largest and most liquid stocks in Africa ex-SA and hence the fund has significant capacity . The fund will typically have a meaningful degree of overlap with the index.
Benchmark
MSCI EFM Africa ex South Africa Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

38.65 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/17

Sector

FO Equity - Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 79.1 m

FE Risk score

150

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    26.7%
  • Egypt
    20.3%
  • Morocco
    18.5%
  • Kenya
    13.9%
  • Zimbabwe
    8.2%
  • Financials
    38.8%
  • Consumer Staples
    25.2%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    23.3%
  • Materials
    4.1%
  • Money Market
    3.5%
  • African Equity
    73.9%
  • Egyptian Equity
    20.3%
  • Money Market
    3.5%
  • South African Equities
    2.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.9 %11.49 %37.52 %-4.98 %6.85 %
Sector2.78 %10.27 %31.35 %-6.37 %-11.36 %
Rank within sector1 / 143 / 173 / 175 / 172 / 14
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund36.47 %-9.33 %-24.58 %-6.49 %22.2 %
Sector37.89 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %1.82 %
Rank within sector3 / 1714 / 1713 / 1711 / 152 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.07
Beta0.69
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility15.77
Tracking error10.63
Information ratio0.14
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high1.2324
52 week low0.8564
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.1923

Holdings by region

  • 26.7% Nigeria
  • 20.3% Egypt
  • 18.5% Morocco
  • 13.9% Kenya
  • 8.2% Zimbabwe
  • 3.5% Ivory Coast
  • 3.5% Money Market
  • 3.1% Mauritius
  • 2.3% South Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 38.8% Financials
  • 25.2% Consumer Staples
  • 23.3% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 4.1% Materials
  • 3.5% Money Market
  • 3.2% Real Estate
  • 1.9% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 73.9% African Equity
  • 20.3% Egyptian Equity
  • 3.5% Money Market
  • 2.3% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 9.1% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 6.5% MAROC TELECOM
  • 6.3% ECONET WIRELESS ZIMBABWE LTD
  • 5.7% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5.3% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 5.2% ATTIJARIWAFA BANK
  • 5% NIGERIAN BREWERIES
  • 4.5% SOCIETE DES BRASSERI
  • 4.4% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 4.4% ZENITH BANK