Merian UK Equity A

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    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.

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    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?

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    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!

  • 1.65%
    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.

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    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…

Fund data last updated 25 June 2003

An actively managed, more focused Uk equity fund with a bias to Uk larger companies. Stock selection focuses on undervalued quality franchises, companies that stand to benefit from internal change / self help and higher growth opportunities. Over the cycle the portfolio is generally split a 1/3 in each of these styles, although at anyone point the allocation may swing between 20-40%.

Fund summary

Sector UK All Companies
Structure X-OEIC
Launched
Size £135m
Yield 0.00%
Charging basis
Dividends paid 31 Dec

Charges

Standard initial charge 4.00%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.65%
Ongoing charges figure 1.65%

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Investment process

The fund's objective is to achieve long term capital appreciation by the active management of the portfolio which invests in a broad range of UK equities.

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

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  • 19/20 0.00%

Bestinvest MRI

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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

Financials 24.00%
Consumer Services 15.00%
Health Care 14.00%
Industrials 13.00%
Consumer Goods 12.00%
Oil & Gas 11.00%
Basic Materials 5.00%
Telecommunications 5.00%
Money Market 1.00%

Portfolio

Apart from large companies stocks weights are typically 1.5-2.5%.

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