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Old Mutual UK Alpha U1 GBP Acc

Ranked 228 out of 258 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

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.


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

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 4.5% -1.6% -10.1%
2014 0.8% -2.6% 0.7% -0.3% 3.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Denmark
  2. Finland
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Norway
  9. Singapore
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/12/2013
  • Share Class size19Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment75Mn
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.68%
  • Initial investment0

Related News

Richard Buxton: 2015 - a year to forget

The disappointing performance of UK mega caps has resulted in the asset class looking unloved and unwanted. But the case for not holding them becomes harder to justify as we enter 2016.

As bad as it gets: how do you tell a bargain from a dud?

Wealth Manager looks at how fund managers separate headlines from the real horror shows with scandal-hit stocks.

How many plates can a fund manager spin?

As Buxton becomes OMGI CEO, is it wise to stick with a fund manager who has more to do than just run money?

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).

Richard Buxton: Déjà vu all over again

In a new column for Wealth Manager, Old Mutual Global Investors equity head Richard Buxton predicts another abnormal year for markets.    


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