CFP Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable UK Smaller Companies General

  • 805.95p
    Price (Inc)

    These are the shares in the fund that pay out an income to clients. The income is made up of the total dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – from the companies in the fund.

  • -
    Price (Acc)

    These are the shares in the fund that don’t pay out an income to clients. Any dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – are reinvested into companies in the fund. Despite no income, the shares should be worth more over time. Good incentive, eh?

  • 0.00%

    Initial charge

    Some funds charge you when you first invest, which is aptly known as the initial charge. They’re usually between 3-5% but at Bestinvest, we usually don’t charge you a penny!

  • 0.75%
    Annual management charge

    This is how much the fund management company charges to run the fund. It’s like paying a babysitter, dog sitter or house sitter (that makes well-informed, heavily researched changes to improve your baby/dog/house when needed).

  • 1.65%
    Ongoing charges

    This stands for Ongoing Charges Figure. It’s the cost of running a fund and includes admin fees, manager fees, administration costs, etc.

  • 0.30%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 22 October 2021

The fund's objective is to achieve long term capital growth ahead of the UK Smaller Companies sector average. In seeking to achieve the objective, the Investment Adviser uses a responsible investment research process to identify the universe of securities from which the Fund may invest. The four criteria that need to be evidenced by each investment are reflected in the name of the Fund where “B.E.S.T” indicates Business & financial, Environmental & ecological, Social and Transparency & governance.

Fund summary

Sector UK Smaller Companies
Structure OEIC
Launched
Size £29m
Yield 0.30%
Charging basis
Dividends paid Nov & May

Charges

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Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Annual management charge 0.75%
Ongoing charges figure 1.65%

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Investment process

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

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  • 17/18 0.00%
  • 18/19 0.00%
  • 19/20 0.00%
  • 20/21 0.00%

Bestinvest MRI

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  • 5 years 0.00%
  • Career 0.00%
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Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Track record

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About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Sector breakdown

Industrials 28.00%
Health Care 21.00%
Technology 18.00%
Financials 12.00%
Support Services 5.00%
Consumer Services 4.00%
Chemicals 3.00%
Consumer Goods 3.00%
Utilities 3.00%
Money Market 3.00%

Portfolio

This fund normally holds between 40-50 positions in its portfolio.

Key Investor Information

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