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Cavendish AIM A GBP Inc

Ranked 28 out of 54 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Paul Mumford

Paul Mumford was born in 1944 in Bristol and has extensive investment experience having worked as an analyst for Norris Oakley Brothers and later as a smaller companies expert at R Nivison, he moved across to fund management in 1988 when he joined Glenfriars. Paul joined Cavendish at the group’s formation in 1994. He is manager of the Cavendish Opportunities, AIM and UK Select funds.


To achieve this objective the sub-fund aims to invest mainly in equities on the UK Alternative Investment Market. This will be achieved by an actively managed diversified portfolio of shares spread across any sector of AIM. In addition, the sub-fund may on occasion invest in fully listed shares of companies with smaller market capitalisations.


UK Smaller Companies over : 31/12/2013 - 31/12/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -1.7% 4.7% -0.7% -3.4% -2.2%
2013 37.5% 5.6% 0.7% 17.3% 10.3%
2012 12.0% 10.6% -5.2% 4.3% 2.3%
2011 -12.4% -0.7% -1.7% -7.9% -2.6%
2010 36.1% 5.7% 0.3% 15.1% 11.6%
2009 56.3% 0.4% 21.6% 24.8% 2.6%
2008 -48.8% -9.7% -2.0% -20.6% -27.1%
2007 8.5% 7.0% 11.8% -6.2% -3.4%
2006 -4.3% 5.4% -11.0% 0.0% 2.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Eckoh PLC ORD 3.50
Renew Holdings PLC ORD 3.47
Tristel PLC ORD 2.39
M&C Saatchi PLC ORD 2.29
Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd DR 2.00
Solid State PLC ORD 1.99
EMIS Group PLC ORD 1.96
SQS Software Quality Systems AG ORD 1.93
Lok'n Store Group PLC ORD 1.87
Sylvania Platinum Ltd ORD 1.81

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/10/2005
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0JX3X39

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5

Related News

Mumford ups Lighthouse holding after Hickey’s exit

Cavendish’s Paul Mumford increased his holding in national IFA Lighthouse as its share price fell during its abortive plans to delist and again upon the departure of executive chairman David Hickey.

Mumford steps up battle with Lighthouse over delisting

Paul Mumford, fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management has stepped up his war of words with the directors of national IFA Lighthouse, claiming that shareholders in the company remained unconvinced by its plans to delist from the Alternative Investment Market.

Citywire ratings update: Corporate bond maestros turn the tables

Sector Watch: market unrest hands managers a battering

Managers in the UK smaller companies sector, such as Paul Mumford (above), have continued to factor in negative returns on the back of tumultuous market conditions.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).