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AXA Framlington UK Mid Cap Z Acc

Ranked 4 out of 19 in - UK Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Chris St John

Chris St John was born in 1973 in Bristol, UK. He studied at the University of Durham where he gained joint honours in Philosophy and Psychology. Chris has been working for AXA since 2005, and prior to this he worked for Friends Ivory and Sime/ISIS which he joined in 1999. Chris's investment style is growth at a reasonable price. He is an associate member of the CFA and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. In his spare time he enjoys golf, tennis and rugby.


The Fund invests in shares of UK listed companies which the fund manager believes will provide above-average returns. The Fund invests primarily in medium-sized companies. The fund manager selects shares based upon analysis of a company's financial status, quality of its management, expected profitability and prospects for growth.

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UK Medium Companies over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 12.0%
2018 -14.8% -5.6% 7.1% -2.9% -13.2%
2017 19.5% 5.0% 3.4% 5.1% 4.7%
2016 2.9% -2.8% -8.1% 13.5% 1.6%
2015 20.1% 6.5% 5.7% -0.5% 7.3%
2014 4.1% 6.3% -6.7% 0.0% 5.0%
2013 42.2% 16.3% 3.2% 6.5% 11.3%
2012 29.3% 14.7% -3.4% 10.3% 5.9%
2011 5.4% -14.3% 6.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/03/2011
  • Share Class size71Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B64W4Q70

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).