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Old Mutual UK Alpha A USD Acc

Ranked 249 out of 256 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Richard Buxton

Motorbike enthusiast Richard Buxton joined Old Mutual Global Investors in June 2013 as head of UK equities and was appointed as chief executive in August 2015. He joined from Schroders where he managed the Schroder UK Alpha Plus Fund since its launch in 2002. Prior to joining Schroders, Buxton enjoyed an eleven-year stint with Barings where his responsibilities included taking the reins of the Baring UK Growth, Baring Equity Income and Baring Global Growth funds. He holds a degree in English from Oxford University.


The objective of the funds is to seek to achieve capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its objective through investment in a well-diversified portfolio of equities of predominantly UK issuers or of issuers established outside the UK which have a predominant proportion of their assets and/or business operations in the UK or securities listed on a UK exchange.

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UK (All Companies) over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
  • Rank 249/256 Total Return
  • Rank 140/256 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 224/256 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
247 Royal London UK Ethical Equity B Inc GBP


248 JOHCM UK Growth B GBP


249 Old Mutual UK Alpha A USD Acc GBP


250 Standard Life Inv UK Opportunities Ret Acc GBP


251 The Holly GBP


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -3.7%
2015 -3.2% 3.9% -1.6% -9.9% 5.1%
2014 0.2% -2.7% 0.3% -0.3% 3.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Cash and Cash Equivalents 6.12
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 4.47
Sage Group PLC ORD 4.22
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 4.08
Aviva PLC ORD 4.07
Vodafone Group PLC ORD 3.99
Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD 3.88
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.55
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 3.54

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hong Kong
  7. Ireland
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Singapore
  12. Spain
  13. Sweden
  14. Switzerland
  15. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/12/2013
  • Share Class size05Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00BFWH6509

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment6.25

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Richard Buxton: the mega UK equity value opportunity

OMGI chief sees a big opportunity in the UK's largest companies following the ‘indiscriminate’ sell-off in UK equities.

Old Mutual overhaul sees Baines & Buxton handed top roles

Quilter Cheviot boss Martin Baines is to spearhead the launch of an investment division for Old Mutual Wealth, while Richard Buxton becomes CEO of Old Mutual Global Investors.  

Richard Buxton: Barclays change has been too slow

OMGI UK equity head hopes that Barclays' surprise decision to fire chief Antony Jenkins will result in a re-rating for the bank.

Richard Buxton: the backdrop for UK equities remains fantastic

The FTSE is under intense pressure today on Greek fears, but Old Mutual Global Investors' UK equity head remains confident over the longer term prospects for the market.

Buxton: Tesco's 'slow motion car crash' is now back on the road

Speaking at Old Mutual's St. George's Day dinner Buxton shared his views on the negative Tesco news and expectations on elections

Old Mutual Wealth powered by 250% surge in OMGI inflows

Old Mutual Wealth (OMW) profits rose 5% to £227 million in 2014 thanks largely to a strong performance from Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI).


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