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Aviva Investors UK Smaller Companies

Ranked 36 out of 53 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

David Lis

David Lis is originally from Penrith in the UK and is currently based in London where he is head of UK equities for Norwich Union IM/Aviva. David has been with the firm since 1997 and head of equities since 2012. He joined from Ludgate Communications where he was director and head of investor relations from 1991 to 1996. David started his career in investment management as an analyst at Natwest Bank in 1973. Outside of work he enjoys skiing, golf, tennis and music.

Trevor Green

Growth investor Trevor Green's first fund management job was with Capel Cure Myers where he managed smaller company portfolios. In 1997 Green moved to Credit Suisse and was promoted to director of the group's UK equity team. He joined Allianz Dresdner in February 2002 where he had responsibility for the Allianz Dresdner UK Growth and the Allianz Dresdner UK Mid-Cap funds. Now at New Star, Trevor runs the New Star UK Growth fund. Born in Edinburgh in 1967, Green graduated in Business Studies from Aberdeen University.

Objective

The Fund aims for long term capital growth, this is generally regarded as 5 years or more. At least 80% of the Fund will be invested in the shares of smaller UK companies. Smaller companies are generally regarded as those in the bottom 10% by size.

Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -5.4% 0.6% -4.6% -1.4%
2013 40.1% 11.0% 2.3% 12.4% 9.8%
2012 29.0% 15.2% -1.9% 8.7% 5.1%
2011 -5.0% 2.4% 2.7% -11.6% 2.2%
2010 31.2% 3.7% -1.8% 16.2% 10.9%
2009 57.5% -0.6% 23.8% 29.6% -1.3%
2008 -37.6% -8.1% -0.4% -13.9% -20.8%
2007 -11.8% 4.0% 2.2% -8.1% -9.8%
2006 22.9% 13.3% -6.9% 3.7% 12.3%
2005 15.1% 3.6% 1.2% 6.4% 3.3%
2004 16.1% 10.3% 0.0% -1.7% 7.1%
2003 34.0% -6.0% 22.8% 11.6% 4.0%
2002 -19.4% 5.0% -6.2% -18.7% 0.7%
2001 -20.6% -9.3% -1.4% -23.2% 15.6%
2000 4.1% 9.5% -4.2% 6.9% -7.2%
1999 60.7% 12.8% 9.3% 3.8% 25.6%
1998 -13.5% 12.7% -0.6% -25.9% 4.3%
1997 -2.4% 4.0% -6.9% 1.3% -0.5%
1996 22.0% 6.9% 9.8% 2.0% 1.9%
1995 9.5% 2.7% 6.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2012

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Paragon Group of Companies Plc ORD 2.13
St. Modwen Properties PLC 2.08
LSL Property Services PLC 1.93
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ORD 1.92
Consort Medical PLC ORD 1.85
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC ORD 1.80
Ted Baker PLC ORD 1.79
Sportingbet PLC ORD 1.78
Vectura Group PLC ORD 1.76
James Fisher and Sons plc ORD 1.66
31/12/2012

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/04/1989
  • Share Class size27Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004457312

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.3%
  • Initial investment4

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