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Janus Henderson UK & Irish Smaller Companies A Acc

Ranked 45 out of 51 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Robert Giles

Neil Hermon

Expert number cruncher Neil Hermon earned a degree in mathematics from Cambridge University’s Selwyn College before beginning his career at Ernst and Young accountants in 1989. He joined General Accident Investment Management as an investment analyst in 1993, and began managing funds a year later. Having worked his way through the ranks to become head of UK smaller companies, he switched to Morley Fund Management in 1998 to begin a four-year stint in a similar role. Hermon moved to Henderson Global Investors in 2002 to take control of the Henderson UK Smaller Companies OEIC. He was named head of pan-european smaller companies in November 2004. Away from the office, Hermon enjoys playing cricket, squash and badminton.

Objective

The Fund aims to achieve a long-term return, in excess of the long-term return that is typically achieved from United Kingdom and Irish smaller companies equity markets, by investing in smaller companies having their registered office in the United Kingdom and Ireland, smaller companies that do not have their registered office in the United Kingdom and Ireland but either (i) carry out a predominant proportion of their business activity in these markets, or (ii) are holding companies which predominantly own companies with registered offices in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The return will be a combination of capital and income returns.

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Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 7.1%
2018 -19.7% -6.2% 7.7% -4.0% -17.2%
2017 19.1% 3.7% 8.1% 2.2% 4.0%
2016 4.2% -1.8% -11.8% 17.2% 2.7%
2015 2.8% 0.6% 4.9% -0.3% -2.2%
2014 -0.8% 4.6% -2.4% -1.5% -1.4%
2013 34.5% 12.3% -0.3% 12.5% 6.8%
2012 25.0% 13.4% -6.5% 12.7% 4.6%
2011 -13.9% 0.1% 1.8% -12.0% -3.9%
2010 21.4% 1.8% -6.3% 9.9% 15.9%
2009 62.7% 2.1% 31.5% 24.4% -2.6%
2008 -45.7% -6.6% -0.1% -17.8% -29.2%
2007 -8.7% 4.5% 3.4% -5.6% -10.5%
2006 18.4% 10.6% -4.3% 1.4% 10.4%
2005 14.3% 8.9% -4.7% 10.8% -0.7%
2004 20.5% 11.0% -0.9% -0.1% 9.5%
2003 51.0% -7.5% 29.6% 15.4% 9.2%
2002 -31.7% -5.1% -10.5% -20.6% 1.3%
2001 -25.1% -11.9% -2.8% -26.9% 19.7%
2000 17.2% 25.7% -7.5% 8.3% -6.9%
1999 94.2% 14.8% 4.3% 7.2% 51.4%
1998 -8.5% 17.3% 2.8% -21.9% -3.0%
1997 22.4% 11.6% -3.3% 6.4% 6.6%
1996 41.8% 18.5% 11.8% 3.6% 3.3%
1995 72.0% 16.1% 14.8% 19.1% 8.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 3.14%
Paragon Banking Group PLC ORD 2.91%
Clinigen Group PLC ORD 2.44%
OneSavings Bank PLC ORD 2.44%
Vitec Group Plc ORD 2.35%
Polypipe Group PLC ORD 2.00%
Northgate PLC ORD 1.84%
Coats Group PLC ORD 1.75%
Joules Group PLC ORD 1.68%
Codemasters Group Holdings PLC ORD 1.64%
31/03/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/12/1994
  • Share Class size85Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0032442252

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

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

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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).