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

42.77 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/17

Sector

FO Equity - Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 85.1 m

FE Risk score

149

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    21.5%
  • Egypt
    19.5%
  • Morocco
    17.5%
  • Kenya
    13.2%
  • Zimbabwe
    10.6%
  • Financials
    34.9%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    25.2%
  • Consumer Staples
    23.9%
  • Money Market
    7.3%
  • Materials
    3.9%
  • African Equity
    69%
  • Egyptian Equity
    19.5%
  • Money Market
    7.3%
  • South African Equities
    2.4%
  • International Equities
    1.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.36 %15.77 %42.77 %4.22 %7.96 %
Sector5.87 %11.41 %46.96 %-0.92 %-7.43 %
Rank within sector7 / 144 / 173 / 172 / 163 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.25 %41.68 %-9.33 %-24.58 %-6.49 %
Sector1.97 %45.26 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %
Rank within sector6 / 143 / 1713 / 1612 / 1610 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.54
Beta0.69
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility15.84
Tracking error10.51
Information ratio0.12
R-Squared0.69

Price movement

52 week high1.2781
52 week low0.8779
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.2781

Holdings by region

  • 21.5% Nigeria
  • 19.5% Egypt
  • 17.5% Morocco
  • 13.2% Kenya
  • 10.6% Zimbabwe
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 3.4% Ivory Coast
  • 2.8% Mauritius
  • 2.4% South Africa
  • 1.8% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 34.9% Financials
  • 25.2% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 23.9% Consumer Staples
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 3.9% Materials
  • 3.1% Real Estate
  • 1.7% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 69% African Equity
  • 19.5% Egyptian Equity
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 2.4% South African Equities
  • 1.8% International Equities

Individual holdings

  • 8.4% ECONET WIRELESS ZIMBABWE LTD
  • 7.7% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 5.7% MAROC TELECOM
  • 5.6% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 4.8% ATTIJARIWAFA BANK
  • 4.8% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 4.1% SOCIETE DES BRASSERI
  • 3.6% NESTLE FOODS NIGERIA
  • 3.5% NIGERIAN BREWERIES