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Merian UK Alpha A GBP Accu

Ranked 114 out of 255 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Richard Buxton

Motorbike enthusiast Richard Buxton joined Old Mutual Global Investors in June 2013 as head of UK equities and was appointed as chief executive in August 2015. He joined from Schroders where he managed the Schroder UK Alpha Plus Fund since its launch in 2002. Prior to joining Schroders, Buxton enjoyed an eleven-year stint with Barings where his responsibilities included taking the reins of the Baring UK Growth, Baring Equity Income and Baring Global Growth funds. He holds a degree in English from Oxford University.


To maximise capital growth through investment in a portfolio of predominantly UK equities. Investment will be in a portfolio of predominantly UK equities, either directly in transferable securities or through collective investment schemes, including those managed and operated by the Manager. For efficient portfolio management purposes only, investment may also be made into derivatives or forward transactions. The Manager considers that the use of derivatives for this purpose is not likely to affect the volatility or risk profile of the Fund.

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UK (All Companies) over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019
  • Rank 114/255 Total Return
  • Rank 109/255 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 121/255 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 10.1%
2018 -11.9% -6.6% 8.2% -0.9% -12.1%
2017 13.4% 3.1% 2.1% 3.5% 4.1%
2016 11.7% -3.3% -3.2% 12.0% 6.6%
2015 -2.9% 4.2% -1.5% -10.1% 5.2%
2014 0.8% -2.5% 0.8% -0.4% 2.9%
2013 7.0% 7.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/06/2018
  • Share Class size1,861Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100


  • 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).