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Fundsmith Equity

Ranked 19 out of 603 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Terry Smith

Terry Smith was born and is currently based in London where he is the CEO of Fundsmith. He studied history at University College Cardiff and went on to attend The Management College in Henley. Terry has accumulated a large amount of experience in a number of roles including CEO of Collins Stewart and working at UBS Philips & Drew. In 2010 he set up Fundsmith where he runs the Fundsmith Equity Fund, a large cap global equity portfolio. Outside of work Terry enjoys shooting and other sports including rugby and skiing.

Objective

The Fundsmith Equity Fund will invest in equities on a global basis. The Company’s approach is to be a long-term investor in its chosen stocks. It will not adopt short-term trading strategies. The aim of the Company is to achieve long term growth in value.

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Performance

Global over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 6.9% 9.0% 8.0%
2015 16.0% 5.9% -4.6% 1.6% 13.1%
2014 23.6% 1.4% 2.8% 5.4% 12.6%
2013 25.6% 18.6% 2.6% -1.9% 5.2%
2012 12.8% 6.3% 1.2% 3.8% 1.0%
2011 8.6% -0.2% 5.7% -4.3% 7.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Amadeus IT Group SA ORD 5.46
Microsoft Corp ORD 5.08
C R Bard Inc ORD 4.96
IDEXX Laboratories Inc ORD 4.44
PepsiCo Inc ORD 4.41
Philip Morris International Inc ORD 4.36
J M Smucker Co ORD 4.35
PayPal Holdings Inc ORD 4.33
Imperial Brands PLC ORD 4.27
Stryker Corp ORD 4.24
30/09/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/11/2010
  • Share Class size3,883Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B41YBW71

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.90%
  • Initial investment0

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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).