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

21.27 %

1 Year rank in sector

111/272

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 73.0 m

FE Risk score

141

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    24.8%
  • Egypt
    19.7%
  • Morocco
    18%
  • Kenya
    14.8%
  • Zimbabwe
    9.2%
  • Financials
    39.7%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    23.6%
  • Consumer Staples
    23%
  • Money Market
    4.4%
  • Materials
    4.3%
  • African Equity
    73.7%
  • Egyptian Equity
    19.7%
  • Money Market
    4.4%
  • South African Equities
    2.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.08 %20.04 %20.43 %-20.03 %-3.18 %
Sector1.48 %12.81 %18.56 %15.42 %20.55 %
Rank within sector259 / 29041 / 279111 / 272218 / 225164 / 174
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund27.02 %-9.33 %-24.58 %-6.49 %22.2 %
Sector24.52 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector125 / 278254 / 256223 / 229187 / 2095 / 182
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Risk statistics

Alpha-10.62
Beta0.54
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility15.52
Tracking error14.84
Information ratio-0.85
R-Squared0.22

Price movement

52 week high1.1916
52 week low0.8564
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.1098

Holdings by region

  • 24.8% Nigeria
  • 19.7% Egypt
  • 18% Morocco
  • 14.8% Kenya
  • 9.2% Zimbabwe
  • 4.4% Money Market
  • 3.7% Ivory Coast
  • 3.2% Mauritius
  • 2.2% South Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 39.7% Financials
  • 23.6% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 23% Consumer Staples
  • 4.4% Money Market
  • 4.3% Materials
  • 3.2% Real Estate
  • 1.8% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 73.7% African Equity
  • 19.7% Egyptian Equity
  • 4.4% Money Market
  • 2.2% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 8.52% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 6.66% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 6.17% ECONET WIRELESS ZIMBABWE LTD
  • 6.13% MAROC TELECOM
  • 5.49% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5.05% NIGERIAN BREWERIES
  • 4.67% ATTIJARIWAFA BANK
  • 4.52% ZENITH BANK
  • 3.94% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 3.92% SOCIETE DES BRASSERI