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Kames UK Opportunities

Ranked 238 out of 255 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Philip Haworth

Audrey Ryan

Audrey Ryan is an investment manager in the UK Equities team with responsibility for managing several funds, including the Kames Ethical Equity Fund and Kames UK Opportunities Fund. In addition, Audrey has analysis duties for the travel & leisure sector, and is a small-cap specialist. She joined Kames Capital in 1997 from General Accident where she was a UK small companies portfolio manager. Audrey studied Accounting at Napier University, is a qualified chartered accountant and has an MSc in Investment Analysis. Away from the financial world, Ryan enjoys going to the theatre, tennis and running.

Objective

To maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in an actively managed portfolio of equities and equity type securities in companies based in the UK, principally conducting business in the UK or listed on the UK stock market.

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Performance

UK (All Companies) over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019
  • Rank 238/255 Total Return
  • Rank 230/255 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 242/255 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.1%
2018 -17.1% -5.4% 9.5% -2.1% -18.2%
2017 10.4% 3.6% 0.6% 2.8% 3.2%
2016 5.8% -2.1% -5.1% 10.7% 2.9%
2015 9.6% 9.0% 0.5% -6.7% 7.3%
2014 1.9% 2.4% -6.1% 1.2% 4.8%
2013 31.3% 15.7% 0.2% 7.4% 5.4%
2012 9.2% 7.8% -5.4% 4.6% 2.4%
2011 -9.3% 0.0% 0.0% -16.2% 8.2%
2010 17.2% 8.1% -12.5% 14.9% 8.0%
2009 30.4% -9.3% 12.1% 24.3% 3.3%
2008 -27.6% -6.3% 3.1% -18.1% -8.5%
2007 5.2% 0.5% 2.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 4.38%
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 4.29%
Relx PLC ORD 4.03%
AVEVA Group PLC ORD 3.96%
Croda International PLC ORD 3.56%
Diageo PLC ORD 3.51%
Coca Cola HBC AG ORD 3.48%
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ORD 3.47%
John Laing Group PLC ORD 3.47%
Entertainment One Ltd ORD 3.43%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/03/2007
  • Share Class size118Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B1N9DS91

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000

Charges

  • 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).