Merian North American Equity A USD

Ranked 227 out of 281 in - US over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Amadeo Alentorn

Amadeo Alentorn joined Old Mutual in 2005. He is a fund manager in the global equities team, and is also responsible for directing the quantitative research programme. He has extensive experience in investment, quantitative research and software development. Prior to joining Old Mutual, he developed simulation models for systemic and liquidity risk at the Bank of England (2004-2005), and worked as a software developer for CAD systems (2001-2004) and for robotic applications (1998-1999). Amadeo holds a BEng in Robotics (2000) from the University of Plymouth, an MSc in Computer Science (2001) and a PhD in Computational Finance (2006) from the University of Essex. During his doctoral research he developed a new option pricing model based on extreme value theory. He is a CFA charterholder.

Ian Heslop

Ian Heslop was born in South Shields in the United Kingdom in the early seventies. He holds a BA in chemistry from Oxford University and a PhD in medicinal chemistry from Edinburgh University. He started his career in the financial industry in 1997 when he joined Barclays Global Investors. After three years he then joined Old Mutual Asset Management is currently head of quantitative strategies. Ian is a member of ASIP and outside of fund management he likes to unwind by playing squash and football.

Mike Servent

Mike Servent joined OMGI in November 2004 from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed optimisation, backtesting and modelling software. At COR he worked as commercial development manager as well as undertaking research projects with various clients. Mike has an MA in physics from Oxford University.

Objective

The objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve long term capital growth through the active management of a diversified portfolio invested primarily in North American stock markets. It is not proposed to concentrate investments in any one industry or sector. The securities in which the Old Mutual North American Equity Fund may invest shall include ordinary shares or common stock, ADRs, GDRs, preference shares and warrants, provided that any investment in warrants shall not comprise more than 5 per cent. of the Net Asset Value of the Fund.

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Performance

US over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 11.1%
2018 -4.9% -5.4% 10.7% 6.8% -14.9%
2017 10.6% 4.8% -1.4% 1.5% 5.4%
2016 35.6% 2.5% 7.6% 8.7% 13.1%
2015 6.2% 7.7% -7.0% -5.3% 11.9%
2014 22.2% 0.1% 3.3% 6.9% 10.5%
2013 28.2% 17.8% 1.9% 3.6% 3.1%
2012 4.7% 12.8% -5.7% 5.3% -6.6%
2011 -4.3% 1.9% -0.5% -11.1% 6.2%
2010 21.3% 11.5% -10.4% 7.0% 13.6%
2009 14.2% -8.2% 0.6% 16.7% 5.9%
2008 -19.9% -13.6% 0.6% -7.3% -0.7%
2007 11.1% -0.4% 3.0% 5.7% 2.4%
2006 -6.4% 3.2% -10.8% -0.7% 2.4%
2005 19.2% -3.0% 9.6% 3.9% 7.8%
2004 5.4% -1.4% 0.5% 1.0% 5.4%
2003 12.5% 2.1% 6.4% 4.1% -0.5%
2002 -9.9% -5.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Apple Inc ORD 2.20%
Boeing Co ORD 2.00%
Visa Inc ORD 2.00%
Procter & Gamble Co ORD 2.00%
Mastercard Inc ORD 1.93%
Microsoft Corp ORD 1.93%
EMINI S&P MAR9 1.71%
Walt Disney Co ORD 1.67%
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co ORD 1.53%
Amazon.com Inc ORD 1.52%
31/12/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Macau
  13. Netherlands
  14. Norway
  15. Peru
  16. Portugal
  17. Singapore
  18. Spain
  19. Sweden
  20. Switzerland
  21. Taiwan
  22. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/04/2002
  • Share Class size193Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0031385887

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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