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

27.21 %

1 Year rank in sector

79/274

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 73.6 m

FE Risk score

137

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    24.2%
  • Egypt
    20.5%
  • Morocco
    18.2%
  • Kenya
    14.2%
  • Zimbabwe
    8%
  • Financials
    39.8%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    22.3%
  • Consumer Staples
    22.2%
  • Money Market
    6%
  • Materials
    4.8%
  • African Equity
    71.5%
  • Egyptian Equity
    20.5%
  • Money Market
    6%
  • South African Equities
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.63 %22.63 %25.27 %-23.78 %0.21 %
Sector3.28 %12.09 %21.04 %8.45 %19.92 %
Rank within sector244 / 29314 / 28179 / 274223 / 229156 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund28.16 %-9.33 %-24.58 %-6.49 %22.2 %
Sector23.36 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector109 / 280257 / 259229 / 234189 / 2115 / 182
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Risk statistics

Alpha-8.05
Beta0.49
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility15.35
Tracking error15.3
Information ratio-0.62
R-Squared0.19

Price movement

52 week high1.1916
52 week low0.8564
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.1197

Holdings by region

  • 24.2% Nigeria
  • 20.5% Egypt
  • 18.2% Morocco
  • 14.2% Kenya
  • 8% Zimbabwe
  • 6% Money Market
  • 3.7% Ivory Coast
  • 3.2% Mauritius
  • 2% South Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 39.8% Financials
  • 22.3% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 22.2% Consumer Staples
  • 6% Money Market
  • 4.8% Materials
  • 3% Real Estate
  • 1.9% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 71.5% African Equity
  • 20.5% Egyptian Equity
  • 6% Money Market
  • 2% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 8.77% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 6.61% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 6.15% MAROC TELECOM
  • 5.32% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5.22% ECONET WIRELESS ZIMBABWE LTD
  • 4.81% ZENITH BANK
  • 4.68% ATTIJARIWAFA BANK
  • 4.66% NIGERIAN BREWERIES
  • 4.24% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 4.04% SOCIETE DES BRASSERI