James de Uphaugh is chairman and chief investment officer of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with 30 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. He is responsible for co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, de Uphaugh had been a managing director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch, now BlackRock. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.4 billion. He joined Mercury Asset Management in 1988. He holds an MA in economics from Jesus College, Cambridge. He holds the ASIP qualification and is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.
Chris Field is an executive director of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with 31 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Field is responsible for co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, Field had been a director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch, now BlackRock). While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.7 billion. Field joined Rowan Investment Managers (a predecessor firm to Mercury Asset Management) in 1980. He holds the ASIP qualification and is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.
Matthew Smith is a fund manager and analyst with 24 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets at Majedie Asset Management. He is responsible for lead managing the Tortoise fund and co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. Before joining Majedie in 2006, Smith had been a director at Deutsche Bank, where he was Pan European Support Services Analyst. Until 2004 he was a director and transport analyst at Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he was a fund manager and analyst at NPI, where he managed the NPI UK Extra Income Unit Trust. Smith joined NPI in 1994. He holds a BS in geophysics from the University of Southampton.
Richard Staveley is a fund manager and analyst with 19 years’ investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Staveley is responsible for managing the UK Smaller Companies fund and the smaller companies element of the UK Equity fund. Before joining Majedie in 2013, Staveley was a founding Partner of River & Mercantile Asset Management, where he managed the UK Smaller Companies and UK Income funds and was head of research. Until 2006, he was a fund manager and subsequently head of UK Small Companies at Société Générale Asset Management. Prior to that, he was an assistant fund manager at hedge fund boutique Bradshaw Asset Management. Staveley qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand/PwC, which he joined in 1996. He holds a BA in politics from the University of Newcastle. He is a CFA charter holder.
Fund aims to deliver total returns in excess of the FTSE All Share index through investment primarily in a diversified portfolio of UK securities in any economic sector. Equity exposure may be obtained through equity and equity linked securities including shares, depositary receipts, warrants and other participation rights, convertible securities, index and participation notes and equity linked notes. s and equity linked notes. Its flexible investment approach means that he total return of the Fund may periodically diverge significantly from that of the FTSE All Share index.
Rank 209/255 Total Return
Rank 133/255 Standard Deviation
Rank 169/255 Max Drawdown
|207||Kames UK Equity Acc B||GBP||
|207||Jupiter Growth & Income||GBP||
|209||TM Stonehage Fleming Core UK Equity B Inc||GBP||
|210||Standard Life Inv UK Ethical Ret Acc||GBP||
|211||VT Thistledown Income Z GBP Net INC||GBP||
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|131||Threadneedle UKOverseasEarnings Inst Net 2 Inc||GBP||
|132||St. James's Place UK Growth L Acc||GBP||
|133||TM Stonehage Fleming Core UK Equity B Inc||GBP||
|134||JPM UK Equity Growth A Net Acc||GBP||
|135||Threadneedle UK Retail Income GBP||GBP||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
Top 10 Holdings
|BP PLC ORD||7.68%|
|Majedie UK Smaller Companies GBP B Acc||7.46%|
|Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD||7.44%|
|Tesco PLC ORD||5.37%|
|GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD||4.32%|
|WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC ORD||3.25%|
|HSBC Holdings PLC ORD||3.00%|
|Orange SA ORD||2.71%|
|Centrica PLC ORD||2.59%|
|Pearson PLC ORD||2.29%|
- United Kingdom
- Launch date01/08/2003
- Share Class size54Mn
- Base currencyGBP
- Min. initial investment50,000
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management1.50%
- Initial investment0.00%