Register to get unlimited access to Citywire’s fund manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

AXA Framlington UK Mid Cap Z Acc

Ranked 10 out of 15 in - UK Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Chris St John

Chris St John was born in 1973 in Bristol, UK. He studied at the University of Durham where he gained joint honours in Philosophy and Psychology. Chris has been working for AXA since 2005, and prior to this he worked for Friends Ivory and Sime/ISIS which he joined in 1999. Chris's investment style is growth at a reasonable price. He is an associate member of the CFA and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. In his spare time he enjoys golf, tennis and rugby.


The Fund aims to generate capital growth through investment principally in medium sized UK quoted companies that are incorporated in, have their head office in and/or are domiciled in the UK and/or have a significant part of their operations in the UK. The Fund may also invest in other companies that are quoted in the UK, in cash and near cash and in units in collective investment schemes.

Showing fund performance in United Kingdom View performance globally


UK Medium Companies over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 10/15 Total Return
  • Rank 6/15 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 11/15 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 19.5% 5.0% 3.4% 5.1% 4.7%
2016 2.9% -2.8% -8.1% 13.5% 1.6%
2015 20.1% 6.5% 5.7% -0.5% 7.3%
2014 4.1% 6.3% -6.7% 0.0% 5.0%
2013 42.2% 16.3% 3.2% 6.5% 11.3%
2012 29.3% 14.7% -3.4% 10.3% 5.9%
2011 5.4% -14.3% 6.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/03/2011
  • Share Class size71Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B64W4Q70

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0

Related News

UK mid caps ‘in the eye of the storm’

UK mid cap equities have ‘really been in the eye of the storm’ over the last year, according to Neptune’s Mark Martin.

AXA IM to launch multi-cap UK fund for AA-rated St John

AA-rated Nigel Thomas will support St John on the fund, which provides the offshore market first access to AXA IM's £12 billion UK equity team.

AXA IM introduces single pricing across fund range

The fund will no longer employ dual pricing in a bid to simplify the buying and selling process for investors.

Axa IM's AAA-rated St John: markets vulnerable to earnings blow

We are still waiting to see of earnings growth bears out company valuations, the Citywire AAA-rated managers says.

Performance review: why VWM Wealth’s Thomson is buying UK small caps

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, has reduced his exposure to emerging markets and Japan in favour of UK smaller companies.

AAA-rated Chris St John's long-term winners

AXA Framlington's UK medium companies manager reveals some of the stocks he believes can stand the test of time.  

AXA Framlington names Tinker Asia head in global & UK equity restructure

AXA Framlington has appointed Mark Tinker as head of Asia in a restructure of its global equity business and named deputy managers across its UK fund range.  

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