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Artemis UK Smaller Companies

Ranked 30 out of 53 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Mark Niznik

Mark Niznik began his career in 1986 as a discretionary private client fund manager at Greig Middleton. After seven years in this role he moved on to Perpetual where he managed the Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Equity fund. In 2002 he transferred to Standard Life Investments where he adopted a stock picking approach to the UK Opportunities fund and also looked after an in house small cap pension fund. He moved to Artemis in October 2007, and now co manages the Artemis UK Smaller Companies fund with William Tamworth. Niznik counts scuba diving and motorcycling among his preferred pastimes.

William Tamworth


The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. The emphasis of the Fund will be investment in smaller companies listed, quoted and/or traded in the UK and in smaller companies which are headquartered or have a significant part of their activities in the UK which are quoted on a regulated market outside the UK.

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UK Smaller Companies over : 30/04/2017 - 30/04/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -6.6%
2017 29.1% 8.9% 5.0% 4.9% 7.6%
2016 12.2% -1.6% -6.1% 13.6% 6.8%
2015 18.2% 4.1% 6.8% 0.5% 5.7%
2014 -4.8% 1.1% -1.1% -3.7% -1.1%
2013 30.3% 11.2% -2.4% 9.1% 10.1%
2012 21.6% 11.0% -2.3% 8.3% 3.7%
2011 1.0% 5.8% 4.4% -8.5% 0.0%
2010 24.3% 3.6% -1.2% 12.1% 8.4%
2009 42.7% -1.3% 15.3% 21.8% 2.9%
2008 -50.5% -5.8% 4.0% -28.2% -29.7%
2007 2.4% 8.3% 6.2% -5.2% -6.1%
2006 17.1% 14.1% -5.8% -1.3% 10.3%
2005 20.5% 7.8% -1.8% 12.8% 0.9%
2004 25.5% 8.1% 0.6% 5.0% 9.8%
2003 39.8% -6.9% 20.2% 14.7% 9.0%
2002 -10.6% 5.0% -5.3% -14.5% 5.0%
2001 -10.7% -5.7% 4.0% -24.0% 19.8%
2000 34.6% 34.2% -6.9% 12.4% -4.2%
1999 199.8% 18.6% 16.1% 11.6% 95.1%
1998 -16.4% 0.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/04/1998
  • Share Class size234Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0002583598

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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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).