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Neptune UK Mid Cap

Ranked 17 out of 17 in - UK Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Mark Martin

Mark Martin is an Investment Director and Head of UK Equities and Fund Manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund and the Neptune UK Opportunities Fund. He also undertakes global research on the healthcare sector. In 2002, Mark graduated from Oxford University in Classics before qualifying as a solicitor at Allen & Overy in the Private Equity group.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to generate capital growth by investing predominantly in the companies of the FTSE 250 Mid* and in the 50 largest companies by market capitalisation listed on the FTSE Small Cap. Other eligible asset classes are collective investment schemes, other transferable securities, cash or near cash, deposits and money market instruments. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used by the ACD for efficient portfolio management. It is the intention to be near fully invested at all times, however, the fund has the facility to take tactical positions in cash or near cash should the ACD feel it appropriate.

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Performance

UK Medium Companies over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 1.0%
2018 -19.4% -6.5% 3.5% -1.1% -15.8%
2017 13.5% 5.4% -0.1% 7.7% 0.1%
2016 3.1% -3.9% -4.3% 10.5% 1.4%
2015 13.3% 7.9% 8.6% -4.0% 0.8%
2014 11.9% 3.5% 2.6% -1.2% 6.7%
2013 26.6% 11.1% 0.5% 9.7% 3.5%
2012 41.0% 18.0% 1.5% 14.0% 3.3%
2011 3.7% 1.6% 4.0% -7.9% 6.5%
2010 22.9% 6.1% -2.6% 9.9% 8.3%
2009 40.2% -4.6% 18.8% 25.8% -1.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Devro PLC ORD 9.82%
De La Rue PLC ORD 9.75%
NCC Group PLC ORD 9.72%
Morgan Advanced Materials PLC ORD 5.36%
Chemring Group PLC ORD 5.12%
Essentra PLC ORD 4.57%
ITE Group PLC ORD 4.52%
Vectura Group PLC ORD 4.34%
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC ORD 4.32%
PayPoint plc ORD 4.21%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Guernsey
  3. Jersey
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/12/2008
  • Share Class size15Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3D7FD61

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.60%
  • 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).