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Cavendish AIM A GBP Inc

Ranked 15 out of 53 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.

Objective

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.

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 0.5% 4.7% -0.7% -3.4%
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%
2005 0.7% 0.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Renew Holdings PLC ORD 3.56
Eckoh PLC ORD 3.37
Tristel PLC ORD 2.99
RWS Holdings PLC ORD 1.86
eServGlobal Ltd ORD 1.81
EMIS Group PLC ORD 1.78
M&C Saatchi PLC ORD 1.77
Keywords Studios PLC ORD 1.74
Northbridge Industrial Services PLC ORD 1.74
SQS Software Quality Systems AG ORD 1.70
31/07/2014

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5

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