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IWI Oriel UK A Inc

Ranked 141 out of 258 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Patrick Barton

Patrick Barton has over 35 years of industry experience. He returned to fund management at Williams de Broë in 2007, running what is now the WDB Oriel UK Fund. Prior to this he was a banks analyst at Evolution Securities, which he joined from Credit Suisse First Boston where he was UK Banks Analyst and Head of the Pan-European Banks Team. Prior to this Patrick worked at JP Morgan Chase as a Commercial Banker and subsequently as a Fund Manager, before moving to Norwich Union as a Pension and Unit Trust UK Equity Investment Manager and latterly as Head of UK Equities. He graduated from Cambridge University where he read history. Outside of work he enjoys skiing, rugby, cricket and music.


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long term total returns in excess of the Fund's benchmark. In seeking to achieve the Fund's objective, the portfolio will consist predominantly of FTSE 350 constituent equity securities. The Fund may also invest in non-UK securities. The Fund may also invest in money market instruments, deposits, warrants, units in collective investment schemes and derivatives.


UK (All Companies) over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 4.9% -3.0% -6.8%
2014 0.9% -0.7% 1.2% -4.1% 4.8%
2013 27.1% 13.8% -1.0% 4.4% 8.0%
2012 11.6% 5.4% -0.7% 4.3% 2.2%
2011 -0.6% -0.5% 1.5% -11.4% 11.0%
2010 12.8% 4.2% -10.0% 12.5% 6.9%
2009 21.5% -12.5% 10.3% 19.4% 5.5%
2008 -26.8% -7.6% -1.2% -13.9% -6.9%
2007 -1.2% 2.1% 2.7% -5.6% -0.3%
2006 12.9% 9.8% -5.1% 2.2% 6.0%
2005 21.2% 3.2% 5.1% 8.6% 2.9%
2004 11.8% 3.1% 0.4% 2.4% 5.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/04/1993
  • Share Class size20Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030613276

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment4.5

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