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Jupiter UK Smaller Companies

Ranked 3 out of 49 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

James Zimmerman

James Zimmerman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and has passed the three levels of the CFA examinations. He re-joined the Jupiter UK Growth team in 2014. After working for two years as an analyst for Jupiter’s UK Income team, James spent one year in New York working for a global long-only equity fund, Rockefeller and Company, as an analyst for the flagship fund.


The Fund's objective is to provide long-term capital growth from investment principally in the UK market. To achieve the object by investing principally in a well spread portfolio of UK equities providing exposure to the best ideas of members of our UK equity team.

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UK Smaller Companies over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 5.8% 9.8% 10.5%
2016 23.1% 2.2% -4.9% 14.5% 10.6%
2015 12.8% 4.6% 5.5% -0.2% 2.4%
2014 -3.2% 3.7% -5.4% -1.9% 0.6%
2013 31.8% 10.9% -1.7% 9.1% 10.7%
2012 22.5% 16.5% -4.3% 7.1% 2.6%
2011 -10.2% -1.6% 4.6% -15.1% 2.8%
2010 29.5% 2.8% -0.6% 11.5% 13.7%
2009 47.5% -1.6% 22.0% 22.1% 0.6%
2008 -44.4% -7.8% 4.3% -20.8% -27.1%
2007 -8.1% 7.6% 3.9% -8.8% -9.8%
2006 28.7% 15.1% -3.8% 5.1% 10.6%
2005 7.3% 6.3% -2.6% 8.5% -4.4%
2004 28.3% 11.5% 0.5% 0.7% 13.8%
2003 44.8% -6.1% 27.0% 12.7% 7.7%
2002 -29.9% -1.7% -7.6% -20.2% -3.3%
2001 -22.3% -6.7% 1.0% -28.6% 15.5%
2000 4.3% 8.5% -2.4% 2.3% -3.8%
1999 18.8% 12.1% 32.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Spain
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/03/1999
  • Share Class size74Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004911870

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.50%

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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).