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Invesco Perpetual UK Growth

Ranked 152 out of 253 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Martin Walker

Educated at the University of Liverpool and graduating with a BA in Financial Economics, Martin Walker has worked in the equity markets since 1997. He started his career with BWD Rensburg in 1997, where he cut his teeth as an investment analyst. In 1999 Walker joined what was then Perpetual, initially working as part of the UK equity team that assisted Neil Woodford. After a few years as an analyst he made the move into management with the Invesco Perpetual Children’s Fund, assuming responsibility for €155m fund in 2003. Versatility in the management of his funds is key for Walker and he describes his investment style as pragmatic. Outside of fund of management the he cites music as his main interest.


The fund aims to achieve capital growth in the UK. The fund intends to invest primarily in companies listed in the UK. In pursuing this objective, the fund managers may include investments that they consider appropriate which include transferable securities, money market instruments, warrants, collective investment schemes, deposits and other permitted investments and transactions.

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UK (All Companies) over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016
  • Rank 152/253 Total Return
  • Rank 162/253 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 176/253 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -2.8% -1.6% 8.5%
2015 0.1% 6.0% 1.5% -11.3% 4.9%
2014 0.5% 0.0% -1.2% -0.8% 2.5%
2013 38.0% 13.3% 2.5% 9.9% 8.2%
2012 23.0% 9.0% -2.0% 7.7% 6.8%
2011 0.7% 2.0% 2.7% -8.9% 5.5%
2010 9.0% 3.0% -8.2% 8.8% 6.0%
2009 18.1% -16.1% 13.9% 19.8% 3.1%
2008 -30.4% -11.8% -10.0% -10.5% -2.1%
2007 -1.4% 2.9% 4.3% -3.1% -5.3%
2006 17.0% 8.4% -3.9% 4.2% 7.7%
2005 21.2% 2.0% 3.8% 6.4% 7.6%
2004 18.8% 8.0% 2.5% -0.3% 7.6%
2003 39.2% -9.1% 31.8% 10.8% 4.8%
2002 -21.9% 8.1% -8.4% -22.8% 2.2%
2001 -4.9% -3.3% 7.0% -18.8% 13.1%
2000 18.5% 0.5% 10.2% -2.7% 10.0%
1999 10.7% 9.7% 6.6% -4.1% -1.3%
1998 2.5% 16.6% -3.6% -19.8% 13.8%
1997 21.3% 6.3% 2.9% 11.5% -0.5%
1996 16.6% 4.0% 1.9% 4.2% 5.7%
1995 6.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Forward Contract 10.88
Total SA ORD 6.13
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ORD 5.18
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 4.37
Legal & General Group PLC ORD 4.30
Barclays PLC ORD 3.96
Aviva PLC ORD 3.78
Vodafone Group PLC ORD 3.76
BT Group PLC ORD 3.69

Registered For Sale In

  1. Jersey
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/06/1987
  • Share Class size1,127Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0033031153

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment20


  • 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).