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
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

30.03 %

1 Year rank in sector

69/273

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 72.3 m

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    21%
  • Egypt
    20.5%
  • Morocco
    18.2%
  • Kenya
    16%
  • Zimbabwe
    10%
  • Financials
    40.3%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    24.1%
  • Consumer Staples
    21.4%
  • Real Estate
    5.2%
  • Materials
    4.4%
  • African Equity
    72.3%
  • Egyptian Equity
    20.5%
  • South African Equities
    4.1%
  • Money Market
    3.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.72 %22.82 %24.7 %-24.61 %12.67 %
Sector3.27 %14.06 %19.99 %4.17 %24.42 %
Rank within sector201 / 28511 / 27969 / 273220 / 225149 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund24.01 %-9.33 %-24.58 %-6.49 %22.2 %
Sector19.38 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector98 / 279258 / 260230 / 235187 / 2095 / 184
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Risk statistics

Alpha-7.81
Beta0.49
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility15.34
Tracking error15.29
Information ratio-0.58
R-Squared0.19

Price movement

52 week high1.119
52 week low0.8564
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.0835

Holdings by region

  • 21% Nigeria
  • 20.5% Egypt
  • 18.2% Morocco
  • 16% Kenya
  • 10% Zimbabwe
  • 4.1% South Africa
  • 4% Ivory Coast
  • 3.1% Mauritius
  • 3.1% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 40.3% Financials
  • 24.1% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 21.4% Consumer Staples
  • 5.2% Real Estate
  • 4.4% Materials
  • 3.1% Money Market
  • 1.5% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 72.3% African Equity
  • 20.5% Egyptian Equity
  • 4.1% South African Equities
  • 3.1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.05% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 6.55% ECONET WIRELESS ZIMBABWE LTD
  • 6.22% MAROC TELECOM
  • 6.01% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 5.27% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 4.72% ATTIJARIWAFA BANK
  • 4.28% EQUITY BANK
  • 4.28% NIGERIAN BREWERIES
  • 4.08% ROCKCASTLE GLOBAL REAL ESTATE LTD
  • 3.99% SONATEL