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F&C Global Smaller Companies

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F&C Global Smaller Companies
  • This fund only has one share class
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    To secure a high total return by investing in smaller companies worldwide.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 2
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Peter Ewins Since 01-Aug-2005

    Peter Ewins is a Director and Investment Manager in the UK small companies team having joined F&C in 1996. Previously...

    Primary manager

    Literature & Downloads

    • No related documents are available.

  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 19/09/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    F&C Global Smaller Companies -0.9 +2.0 +16.8 +53.4 +125.5
    Global +2.0 +6.9 +22.8 +52.4 +99.8
    NAV -2.1 +1.8 +15.8 +51.1 +118.3

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Global?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 17 / 23 10 / 23
    ? Quartile 3 2

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 4.75 9.50
    ? Alpha 7.80 2.01
    ? Beta 0.45 0.85
    ? Sharpe 3.41 1.27
    ? Info Ratio -1.10 -0.07
    ? R2 0.26 0.58
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 105
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.55%
    ? OCF 0.84%
    ? Performance Fee N/A
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 500
    Additional £ 250
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    F&C Global Smaller Companies GBX 1305.50 20 Sep 2017 0.84 1294.68 1294.68 103 0.94 0.94


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    F&C Global Smaller Companies INC FCS FJ30 0017505 GB0000175058
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Jul 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 39.10
    2 UK Equities 27.90
    3 European Equities 13.00
    4 International Equities 11.10
    5 Japanese Equities 8.50
    6 Money Market 0.40
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: N/A
    Fund Launch: 30-Dec-1964
    Unit Launch: 01-Jan-1889
    Savings plan: Minimum: £ 30.0 Monthly
    Last AGM: 27-Jul-2017
    Stockbroker(s): JPMorgan Cazenove
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 58,204
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: annual accounts Click here to order
    Next AGM: N/A
    Management Contract: Management fee is 0.4% per annum, payable monthly in ar... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: The Fund takes and annual authority to issue up to 10% ... More
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £759.9m / $1,025.0m (20-Sep-17)
    Market Value: £ 759.86m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 14-Dec-2016
    EGM: 09-Dec-2005
    Borrowing limits: Borrowing shall not exceed the aggregate of the nominal... More
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2NY

    0800 085 0383 (Main Number)

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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