Schroder ISF Global Smaller Companies

Ranked 22 out of 35 in - Global Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Matthew Dobbs

Matthew Dobbs was born in Belfast in 1959. He graduated from Oxford University with a BA in history and economics. Matthew started his career with Schroders in 1981 as a UK investment analyst and in 1983 he was seconded to New York. He became head of the investment division in Singapore in 1985 and in 1987 he took over responsibility for managing Pacific equity portfolios in London. In 1996 Matthew was the managing director of Schroder Investment Management in South East Asia and since 1999 he has been based in the London office. He is currently the head of global and international small cap equities and an advisor to the global and international equity team. Matthew has been managing funds for over 25 years.

Richard Sennitt

Oxford graduate Richard Sennitt has spent the entirety of his investment career with Schroder Investment Management. He joined the group as an analyst on the Japan desk in 1993, switching to become a regional fund manager on the Pacific Basin team four years later. Sennitt currently takes charge of the Schroder Far East fund for which he adopts a research based approach looking to identify mispriced opportunities. He is also a key member of the team responsible for managing institutional Pan Pacific pension funds. Born in April 1969, Sennitt counts travel and sport as his major interests outside of fund management.

Objective

The fund aims to provide capital growth by investing in equities of small-sized companies worldwide. The fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in equities of small-sized companies worldwide. These are companies which, at the time of purchase, are considered to be in the bottom 30% by market capitalisation of the equities market in the relevant jurisdiction.

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Performance

Global Small & Medium Companies over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.6%
2018 -13.0% -6.5% 8.9% 2.8% -17.0%
2017 11.7% 4.5% 1.7% 0.4% 4.7%
2016 29.5% 2.3% 5.6% 11.3% 7.7%
2015 8.5% 10.4% -3.4% -5.5% 7.6%
2014 10.1% 2.3% 0.3% 1.2% 6.1%
2013 30.3% 17.7% 1.8% 2.8% 5.9%
2012 7.1% 9.8% -6.3% 3.2% 0.9%
2011 -9.8% 2.7% -0.3% -18.0% 7.4%
2010 22.3% 10.1% -8.6% 9.1% 11.5%
2009 28.9% -7.2% 11.8% 21.0% 2.6%
2008 -21.3% -9.3% 0.2% -9.2% -4.5%
2007 7.1% 5.1% 3.4% -0.7% -0.8%
2006 -8.9% 1.8% 6.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 2.83%
Accounts Receivable & Payable 1.47%
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc ORD 1.06%
Crown Holdings Inc ORD 0.94%
Catalent Inc ORD 0.92%
Hexcel Corp ORD 0.87%
KAR Auction Services Inc ORD 0.84%
Dentsply Sirona Inc ORD 0.84%
Advance Auto Parts Inc ORD 0.81%
Aramark ORD 0.80%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Iceland
  14. Italy
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Macau
  17. Netherlands
  18. Norway
  19. Poland
  20. Portugal
  21. Singapore
  22. South Africa
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland
  26. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/02/2006
  • Share Class size258Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0240877869

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Initial investment5.00%

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