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GVQ UK Focus A

Ranked 219 out of 256 in - UK (All Companies) over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Jamie Seaton

Jamie Seaton was born in the mid-seventies in Yeovil, UK. He studied at Sherborne School and Southampton University, where he read Economics and Business Economics. Jamie is a member of the CFA Institute and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charterholder. His financial career began in 2001 at Rothschild Asset Management as an Analyst and assistant Fund Manager. Since 2004 Jamie has worked for GVQ Investment Management (“GVQIM”) where he started as an Analyst before becoming Investment Manager on the GVO UK Focus Fund in April 2009. His investment focus is on all four drivers of equity value creation: earnings growth, rating, degearing and corporate activity. Jamie is also Chief Executive of GVQIM. Outside of work Jamie enjoys tennis, skiing and Formula 1.

Objective

The aim of the Fund is to maximise returns for investors, predominantly through capital growth, by investing in quoted equities using private equity techniques. The Fund will invest in no more than 35 companies that are publicly listed on the UK stock market. The Fund will only make investments in companies that it believes have the potential to produce an absolute return of at least 15% p.a.

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Performance

UK (All Companies) over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
  • Rank 219/256 Total Return
  • Rank 188/256 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 200/256 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
186 CFIC Oriel UK A Inc GBP

12.5

186 JPM UK Equity Blue Chip A Net Acc GBP

12.5

188 Standard Life Wealth UK Equity GBP

12.5

188 GVQ UK Focus A GBP

12.5

190 DB Platinum CROCI UK I1C-G GBP

12.6

190 CMIG UK Equity GBP

12.6

Fund Name Currency Loss
198 7IM UK Equity Value C Inc GBP

-14.4%

199 Majedie UK Equity B Acc GBP

-14.4%

200 GVQ UK Focus A GBP

-14.4%

201 Scottish Widows UK Growth A Acc GBP

-14.5%

202 Jupiter UK Alpha Acc GBP

-14.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -4.8%
2015 6.2% 6.7% 2.1% -7.4% 5.2%
2014 5.5% -0.1% 5.3% -3.7% 4.2%
2013 43.4% 16.6% 1.2% 10.1% 10.4%
2012 19.0% 10.9% -3.3% 7.8% 2.9%
2011 -5.4% -0.8% 3.5% -13.3% 6.3%
2010 29.6% 7.9% -2.6% 13.0% 9.2%
2009 48.3% -1.5% 21.2% 17.0% 6.1%
2008 -42.8% -10.0% -3.0% -12.0% -25.6%
2007 -10.6% 1.8% 5.4% -8.6% -8.8%
2006 18.2% 7.2% -4.7% 6.2% 8.9%
2005 13.6% 5.5% 0.0% 5.4% 2.2%
2004 18.8% 7.4% 1.9% -2.7% 11.6%
2003 5.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Ireland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/08/2003
  • Share Class size09Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE0033377502

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment3

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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).