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Schroder UK Alpha Plus

Ranked 179 out of 259 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Philip Matthews

Philip Matthews joined Schroders in 2013 having worked at Jupiter since 1999. He began his career in 1997 when he joined Chesterton Plc’s residential investment and development department. Born in London in February 1974, Matthews was educated at Eton College and Cambridge University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in modern languages focusing on Italian and German. When he is not managing money, he enjoys fishing and football.


The fund's investment objective is to provide capital growth through investment in UK and other companies. In order to achieve the objective the manager will invest in a focused portfolio of securities. The emphasis of the fund will be investment in UK companies. The fund may also invest in companies headquartered or quoted outside the UK where those companies have material or critical operations within, or derive significant business from the UK. Fixed interest securities may be included in the portfolio. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.


UK (All Companies) over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -1.4% -1.5% 0.8% -0.8% 0.1%
2013 28.1% 10.1% 1.7% 7.2% 6.9%
2012 22.7% 11.5% -5.6% 6.4% 9.6%
2011 -9.9% 0.6% 1.5% -14.8% 3.4%
2010 21.3% 9.9% -11.0% 15.5% 7.5%
2009 50.4% -3.2% 22.0% 26.4% 0.8%
2008 -36.4% -9.8% -0.5% -15.2% -16.4%
2007 7.0% 3.9% 6.7% -1.4% -2.1%
2006 23.3% 14.1% -1.3% 2.3% 7.0%
2005 28.0% 4.2% 3.9% 9.1% 8.4%
2004 7.6% 4.3% 0.2% -4.6% 7.9%
2003 33.9% -5.9% 20.0% 8.1% 9.6%
2002 -10.8% 7.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 6.94
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 5.72
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 5.36
Barclays PLC ORD 4.73
BT Group PLC ORD 4.19
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 3.77
The Sage Group PLC ORD 3.56
Reed Elsevier PLC ORD 3.38
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC ORD 3.30

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/06/2002
  • Share Class size793Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0031440133

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50


  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment0

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