Merchants Trust Ord

Name
The Merchants Trust Plc
Manager
Allianz Global Investors (UK) Ltd
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0005800072
Sector
LC00000651
Launched
16/02/1889
OCF
0.58 %
Risk Rating
5
3 Year Sharpe
0.83
3 Year Alpha
2.78
Yield
4.8 %
Benchmark
FTSE 100 TR GBP
Fund Size
£ 555.58 million
NAV
536
Gearing
115
Discount Premium
-4
To provide an above average level of income and income growth together with long-term capital growth through a policy of investing mainly in higher yielding UK companies.
Holding%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B7.82 %
BP PLC5.78 %
GlaxoSmithKline PLC5.77 %
HSBC Holdings PLC4.89 %
Lloyds Banking Group PLC3.95 %
Standard Life Aberdeen PLC3.49 %
UBM PLC3.45 %
BHP Billiton PLC3.36 %
SSE PLC3.11 %
Prudential PLC3.02 %
Region%
United Kingdom100.00 %
Sector%
Financial Services26.73 %
Industrials17.42 %
Energy13.96 %
Consumer Cyclical12.15 %
Basic materials7.10 %
Utilities6.99 %
Consumer Defensive5.97 %
Healthcare5.92 %
Name
Allianz Global Investors (UK) Ltd
Address
EC2M 3TY, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Simon Gergel

Joined 06/01/2006

Simon Gergel joined Allianz Global Investors in April 2006 from HSBC Halbis Partners where he managed over £900m in high income funds as well as core institutional and life UK equity portfolios. Prior to joining HSBC in 2001, Simon worked for 14 years at Phillips& Drew Fund Management / UBS Asset Management where he was involved in all aspects of UK equity fund management, including research, portfolio management and account director roles. He graduated in 1987 from Cambridge University with an honours degree in mathematics and is an associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals.

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