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Liontrust Special Situations R Inc

Ranked 19 out of 255 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Anthony Cross

Anthony Cross joined Schroder Investment Management as a research analyst in 1990 having graduated from Exeter University with a politics degree earlier that year. He moved to the group’s smaller companies team in 1994 and was number two on the desk by 1995. Cross made the switch to Liontrust in 1997 to become a director of Liontrust Investment Services Limited.

Julian Fosh

Born in 1963, Julian Fosh graduated from Merton College, Oxford, in Jurisprudence. The bulk of his career was spent with Scottish Amicable Investment Managers in a 13-year stint prior to its acquisition by Britannic in 1997. He spent less than a year at the new entity before moving to Scottish Friendly. As investment director of the group, his responsibilities included the management of the Scottish Friendly Managed Growth and Scottish Friendly UK Growth unit trusts. Fosh made the switch to Saracen Fund Managers in June 2004 where he worked alongside Jim Fisher on the Saracen Growth Alpha fund. He joined Liontrust in 2008.


The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth. To achieve this aim, the Fund will invest primarily in a concentrated portfolio of UK companies’ shares. The Fund will invest where the fund manager believes there are the greatest opportunities to provide long term capital growth. The Fund will not be restricted in choice of investment by either size or sector. The Fund may also invest in transferable securities, money market instruments, warrants, cash and near cash and deposits. The Fund may also invest up to 10% of its property in units or shares in collective investment schemes.

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UK (All Companies) over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 7.5%
2018 -3.1% -3.4% 10.4% 1.4% -10.3%
2017 15.6% 5.2% 2.6% 2.8% 4.2%
2016 14.6% -1.0% 2.6% 11.2% 1.5%
2015 12.8% 7.7% 0.6% -3.4% 7.8%
2014 1.0% 1.4% 0.0% -0.8% 0.4%
2013 20.1% 9.8% -0.2% 3.9% 5.4%
2012 22.5% 10.0% -0.1% 9.1% 2.1%
2011 7.6% 5.1% 4.8% -9.1% 7.4%
2010 36.3% 8.2% -2.5% 15.0% 12.2%
2009 41.4% -3.2% 15.7% 19.5% 5.7%
2008 -25.9% -5.1% -1.6% -7.5% -14.2%
2007 0.2% 8.2% 3.2% -5.7% -4.9%
2006 22.1% 8.9% -5.3% 8.6% 9.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 8.33%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 4.10%
Diageo PLC ORD 4.07%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC ORD 4.06%
Compass Group PLC ORD 4.01%
Unilever PLC ORD 3.98%
BP PLC ORD 3.98%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 3.94%
Relx PLC ORD 3.73%
Sage Group PLC ORD 3.35%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/11/2005
  • Share Class size210Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B0N6YF70

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.75%
  • 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).