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Investec Global Special Situations A Acc Net GBP

Ranked 142 out of 313 in - Global Equities over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Alastair Mundy

Alastair Mundy does not get overly excited by market momentum and describes himself as a contrarian investor. He has experience in both fixed interest and equity fund management and is responsible for several hundred million in assets for Investec across a wide selection of asset classes. Born in London in August 1966, Mundy gained a BSc in Actuarial Science from City University, London. He got his first fund manager job with CGU and was closely involved in investment trust launches at the group before he joined Investec in July 2000.

Mark Wynne-Jones

Mark Wynne-Jones was born in 1969 and graduated from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and has a Master's in finance from the London Business School. Mark started his career in 1996 as a fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management and in 1999 he joined UBS Wealth Management where he was the head of research. He then joined Investec Asset Management in 2005 where he is currently a portfolio manager and uses a contrarian approach to investing. He holds the AIIMR qualification and is a member of the CFA institute. Outside of fund management he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

Objective

The Fund aims to provide an income and grow the value of your investment over the long term. The Fund invests around the world primarily in the shares of companies. The Fund uses a contrarian approach (investing in a way that is likely to be different to current general market views) in selecting investments and is unrestricted in its choice of companies either by size, industry, or geography

Performance

Global Equities over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.2% 2.2% 0.2% 0.8%
2013 24.1% 14.6% 0.6% 2.4% 5.1%
2012 3.4% 3.5% -4.1% 3.7% 0.4%
2011 -8.1% -0.2% -0.1% -10.0% 2.4%
2010 15.6% 8.0% -7.6% 5.5% 9.9%
2009 22.1% -4.1% 5.3% 19.9% 0.9%
2008 -5.5% -6.0% -2.3% 0.5% 2.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
US Treasury 1.125% 15-Jan-2021 9.46
GBP Cash 4.72
Baker Hughes Inc ORD 2.92
Metropole Television SA ORD 2.74
NTT Docomo Inc ORD 2.63
Signet Jewelers Ltd ORD 2.42
Carrefour SA ORD 2.39
Japan Airlines Co Ltd ORD 2.37
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 2.26
Grafton Group PLC ORD 2.21
31/08/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/12/2007
  • Share Class size23Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B29KNP03

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment10,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4.5

Related News

Central bank ‘incompetence’ keeps Mundy on the defensive

Investec’s veteran contrarian is readying for a market sell-off which he believes will be prompted by policymaker mistakes.

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