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VT Garraway UK Equity Market GBP Ret Acc

Ranked 182 out of 234 in - UK (All Companies) over 36 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Tim Hall

David Urch

David Urch is the lead fund manager of both the VT Garraway UK Equity Market Fund and the Onyx Fund. An experienced investor, he has a record of delivering superior risk adjusted returns in the UK equity market over a 16 year period. David began his career on the UK Specialist Team at Mercury Asset Management/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in London and was subsequently appointed to develop and grow a UK specialist business at Martin Currie. In 2003 he joined Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as manager of the flagship SWIP UK Opportunities Fund. He then worked for Fidelity International, helping to relaunch their UK institutional offering before founding Oriel Asset Management. David moved to EEA in October 2013 with co-manager Tim Hall and the Fund. David and Tim were an integral part of the team which joined Garraway Capital Management in May 2015. David graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA (Hons) in Politics and Modern History.


The aim of the Fund is to provide a combination of capital growth and income. The Fund will invest primarily in equity securities primarily of companies which are listed in the UK. The Fund may also invest in other types of transferable securities and in companies which are not UK listed. At any one time, the Fund may invest in a relatively small number of securities. The Fund may invest in derivatives both for investment purposes and for efficient portfolio management. Derivatives may be used to create synthetic short positions in securities.

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UK (All Companies) over : 30/04/2016 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 11.4%
2018 -11.7% -6.6% 8.1% -1.5% -11.2%
2017 13.9% 4.1% -0.8% 3.8% 6.2%
2016 1.3% -3.1% 0.9% 8.3% -4.4%
2015 4.6% 4.1% 0.8% -5.0% 5.0%
2014 6.5% 2.2% 0.2% 0.7% 3.3%
2013 26.1% 10.2% 1.5% 5.2% 7.2%
2012 9.2% 8.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ORD 9.84%
BP PLC ORD 7.67%
Diageo PLC ORD 6.15%
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 4.54%
Anglo American PLC ORD 3.96%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 3.87%
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 3.77%
Tesco PLC ORD 3.64%
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 3.60%
Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD 3.21%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/05/2012
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBX

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000


  • 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).