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Pricing and charges

  • Selling price (p) 1046.00
  • Buying price (p) 1067.00
  • Historic yield (%)* 1.10
  • Ongoing Charge (%) 1.53
  • Initial Charge (%) 0.00
  • Performance Fee (%) 0%
  • Charges and fees explained

    *Reflects the net income payments declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of your investment.

What is the fund's aim?

Aims to provide capital growth above that of the Numis ex-Investment Trust TR Net Index. The fund aims to outperform the Index by 3% per annum over rolling three year periods, before the deduction of any charges.

What does it invest in?

Invests at least 90% in shares of UK companies which are within the smallest 10% when measured by market capitalisation (the value of a company based on its share price multiplied by the number of shares).

How does it invest?

Actively managed, with holdings in between 50 and 100 companies on average over a typical market cycle of 3-5 years.

Please see below for the risks relating to this fund.

Pricing and charges

  • Selling price (p) 1046.00
  • Buying price (p) 1067.00
  • Historic Yield (%)* 1.10
  • Ongoing Charge (%) 1.53
  • Initial Charge (%) 0.00
  • Performance Fee (%) 0%
  • Charges and fees explained

    *Reflects the net income payments declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of your investment.

Annual fund performance to last quarter (%)

 

Fund

IMA Sector

September 19 -6.3-6.9
September 18 2.410.7
September 17 13.524.8
September 16 1.07.9
September 15 13.711.7

The graph above shows the cumulative performance of the fund over five years. It takes into account the ongoing charge, and assumes any income after tax is reinvested. The performance figures above are rounded to one decimal place.

The table shows the performance for 12-month periods over the last five years, to the end of the last quarter.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

Performance data source: Lipper

Rod Oscroft

Rod Oscroft, Lead Fund Manager & Co Head of Active Equity

Rod joined LGIM in 2000 and has been the Fund Manager for the UK Smaller Companies Trust since July 2001. He focuses on UK small and mid-cap funds which are typically concentrated, conviction weighted, benchmark agnostic portfolios. In Q3 2016, he was appointed co-head of Active Equity alongside Nick Hartley. Rod joined LGIM from Hermes Investment Management where he specialised in small company research.  Prior to this, Rod worked in the transport asset rental industry. He graduated from Cambridge University with an Honours degree in Economics.

Simon Reid

Simon Reid, Co Fund Manager

Simon joined the Global Equity Desk within the Active Equity team at LGIM in 2016. He joined from Ennismore Fund Management, where he was a Fund Manager for more than a decade, running a concentrated long/short equity portfolio with a focus on smaller European companies.

Simon has an MSci in Mathematical Physics from the University of Nottingham and is a CFA charterholder.

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  • £20

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