TB Amati UK Smaller Companies A Acc

Ranked 15 out of 49 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Paul Jourdan

Born in London in 1965, Paul Jourdan studied music, together with history, sociology and philosophy at Cambridge. He co-founded Amati Global Investors following the management buyout of Noble Fund Managers from Noble Group in January 2010. Paul joined Noble Fund Managers in 2007 as Head of Equities. He moved to Edinburgh in 1998, joining Stewart Ivory to work on UK, emerging market, and global equities. In 2000 Stewart Ivory was taken over by Colonial First State (subsequently First State Investments). From September 2000 Paul became manager of what is now TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund. In early 2005 he launched what is now Amati VCT plc and also manages Amati VCT 2 since the investment management contract moved to Amati Global Investors in 2010. Prior to 1998 Paul worked as a professional violinist, including a four year period with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

David Stevenson

David Stevenson joined Amati in February 2012. Prior to this he was a partner with investment boutique Cartesian Capital, which managed a range of retail and institutional UK equity funds in long only and long/short strategies. David co-founded Cartesian in 2005 having previously been Assistant Director at SVM, where he also managed equity products including the UK Opportunities small/midcap fund. David started his career at KPMG, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He latterly specialised in corporate finance, before moving into private equity with Dunedin Fund Managers. Born in 1960 in Irvine, Scotland, Stevenson graduated in Accounting and Economics from Edinburgh University.

Anna Wilson

Anna Wilson is an experienced fund manager specialising in UK equities. Anna joined the Amati team in 2018 from Adam and Company, where she led research for the PAM-award winning wealth manager. She brings her expertise running the successful AIM-listed portfolio service to Amati as well as a breadth of experience in managing substantial OEICs, private client and charity portfolios. She co-managed the Adam Worldwide Fund and the Stewart Ivory Investment Markets Fund, which won three Lipper Awards under her stewardship.

Objective

The Fund aims to provide long term capital growth. The Fund invests in smaller UK company shares and shares of companies that can be bought and sold on UK stock markets. The Fund will primarily invest (i.e. typically more than 75%) in companies which are either incorporated in the UK or are listed in the UK and have the majority of their economic activity in the UK. The Fund also has the discretion to invest an amount (typically less than 25%) in companies which are listed* in the UK but are not incorporated in the UK and do not have the majority of their economic activity in the UK.

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Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 8.0%
2018 -7.0% -2.1% 13.6% -1.7% -15.0%
2017 35.2% 8.1% 5.0% 11.3% 7.1%
2016 14.8% -0.3% -6.4% 19.0% 3.3%
2015 22.3% 2.8% 4.0% 6.8% 7.2%
2014 3.6% 7.5% -5.1% 0.1% 1.5%
2013 30.2% 8.3% 0.4% 9.6% 9.4%
2012 12.1% 14.7% -6.5% 3.6% 0.8%
2011 -4.4% 6.6% 1.1% -11.5% 0.1%
2010 48.7% 7.0% 1.2% 17.2% 17.2%
2009 66.1% 3.7% 23.4% 22.5% 5.9%
2008 -44.2% -11.9% 0.4% -17.8% -23.3%
2007 3.1% 12.8% 9.0% -8.1% -8.8%
2006 8.4% 6.0% -4.8% 1.1% 6.2%
2005 11.8% 12.8% -4.5% 2.1% 1.5%
2004 28.9% 10.5% -4.3% 4.9% 16.3%
2003 65.0% -4.5% 29.6% 20.9% 10.4%
2002 -20.4% 2.2% -7.8% -18.3% 3.4%
2001 -11.8% -10.4% 0.8% -22.4% 25.8%
2000 -3.9% 5.0% -6.5% 6.5% -8.1%
1999 41.2% 16.6% -7.1% 4.6% 24.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
OneSavings Bank PLC ORD 3.33%
Intermediate Capital Group PLC ORD 2.61%
Manolete Partners PLC ORD 2.51%
Diversified Gas & Oil PLC ORD 2.50%
Gamma Communications PLC ORD 2.38%
Spirent Communications plc ORD 2.32%
B&M European Value Retail SA ORD 2.09%
Clinigen Group PLC ORD 2.08%
CLS Holdings PLC ORD 2.01%
Electrocomponents PLC ORD 1.98%
30/04/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/07/2008
  • Share Class size11Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B2NG4P15

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • 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).