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Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities I GBP Acc

Ranked 195 out of 254 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

George Godber

George Godber joined Polar Capital in April 2017 to manage the Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities Fund with Georgina Hamilton. Prior to this, George managed the CF Miton UK Value Opportunities Fund and the Miton Undervalued Assets Fund at Miton Group. Previously, George co-founded Matterley Asset Management in 2008 and was co-manager of the group’s Undervalued Assets Fund. Before founding Matterley, George was a Director of Equity Sales at Credit Suisse. George studied Economics at Bristol University and has fifteen years of industry experience.

Georgina Hamilton

Georgina Hamilton joined Polar Capital in October 2016 to set up the UK Value Team. Prior to this, she was with Miton Group where she managed the CF Miton UK Value Opportunities Fund and the Miton Undervalued Assets Fund. Previously, Hamilton was a lead analyst for the Undervalued Assets Fund at Matterley Asset Management. She holds a double first in Biological Anthropology and Natural Sciences from Jesus College, Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.


To achieve long term capital appreciation by primarily investing in a diversified portfolio of equity securities listed in the UK. The securities in which the Fund will invest will primarily include equity securities including, but not limited to ordinary and preference shares and equity warrants. The Fund will aim to outperform the Index whilst striving to reduce the volatility of the Fund's return.

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UK (All Companies) over : 31/12/2017 - 31/12/2018
  • Rank 195/254 Total Return
  • Rank 35/254 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 149/254 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -14.3% -5.4% 4.9% -1.1% -12.8%
2017 4.1% 4.1% 7.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 8.73%
Morgan Sindall Group PLC ORD 2.22%
Costain Group PLC ORD 2.11%
3i Group PLC ORD 2.11%
IG Design Group PLC ORD 2.11%
Coats Group PLC ORD 2.04%
Mondi PLC ORD 2.02%
Bellway PLC ORD 1.98%
Johnson Service Group PLC ORD 1.90%
Polypipe Group PLC ORD 1.89%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Guernsey
  2. Ireland
  3. Jersey
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2017
  • Share Class size752Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00BD81XX91

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • 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).