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Invesco Perpetual UK Small Cos Eq

Ranked 11 out of 50 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown is a UK small cap equity fund manager at Invesco Perpetual where he manages a number of funds. Prior to joining Invesco, Jonathan worked at Lazard Asset Management where he specialised in private client fund administration. Jonathan joined Invesco in 2000 following a similar role until 2004 when he joined the UK equities team where he currently works. He studied Biochemistry at UMIST and is now based in Henley-on-Thames.


The fund aims to achieve capital growth in the UK. The fund intends to invest primarily in shares of smaller companies 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 Smaller Companies over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -2.7% -7.9% 17.1%
2015 19.0% 4.7% 7.8% 0.2% 5.2%
2014 2.7% 4.9% -4.3% -1.9% 4.3%
2013 32.9% 11.1% 1.3% 8.3% 9.0%
2012 24.3% 13.3% -4.2% 8.1% 5.9%
2011 -6.9% 0.5% 5.2% -13.7% 2.1%
2010 23.9% 4.5% -3.7% 11.2% 10.6%
2009 34.9% -6.7% 16.8% 19.8% 3.3%
2008 -33.2% -5.6% -0.9% -14.8% -16.2%
2007 -1.3% 4.6% 0.7% -4.9% -1.6%
2006 28.0% 9.9% -3.0% 6.5% 12.6%
2005 31.9% 5.4% 6.1% 8.0% 9.1%
2004 24.0% 8.6% 1.3% 0.9% 11.8%
2003 34.6% -4.7% 25.0% 10.5% 2.2%
2002 -22.5% 2.5% -6.8% -17.4% -1.8%
2001 -9.8% -4.0% 2.7% -21.9% 17.1%
2000 11.4% 14.9% -2.9% 2.0% -2.2%
1999 67.5% 14.0% 11.6% 2.9% 27.9%
1998 -5.3% 12.9% 5.5% -22.3% 2.4%
1997 8.9% 7.3% -4.8% 5.0% 1.5%
1996 16.5% 8.5% 6.1% 0.7% 0.6%
1995 5.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 3.73
JD Sports Fashion PLC ORD 3.24
CVS Group PLC ORD 2.82
FDM Group (Holdings) PLC ORD 2.25
RPC Group PLC ORD 2.16
Johnson Service Group PLC ORD 2.16
Boohoo.Com PLC ORD 2.13
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ORD 1.97
Safestore Holdings PLC ORD 1.96
4imprint Group PLC ORD 1.91

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/05/1992
  • Share Class size544Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0033030528

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).