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Threadneedle UK Mid 250

Ranked 9 out of 12 in - UK Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Matt Evans

Matt Evans joined Threadneedle Investments, in October 2013, as a portfolio manager. He is co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund and a range of small cap institutional portfolios. He is also lead manager of the UK Ethical Equity Fund and responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team with research responsibility for construction and house builders. Before joining Threadneedle Matt was a Fund Manager at Legal & General Investment Management specialising in UK Small Caps. He gained a degree in Geography and Sports Science from Loughborough University.

James Thorne

London-born James Thorne holds a degree in oceanography and a masters in instrumentation and analytical science. He began his investment career as a Japanese equities analyst with Abbey Life in 1998, moving to Hill Samuel in 1999 to work in the UK small cap sector where he has remained. He worked as an analyst with 3i from 2000 to 2005, and then moved to Barings where he managed their UK small cap fund. He currently works for Columbia Threadneedle, where he runds the UK Smaller Companies Fund having joined the company in 2010. Away from the office James enjoys the cinema, theatre, music and golf.


The aim of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing primarily in a selection of medium sized companies, which are constituents of the FTSE 250 (ex Investment Trusts) Index. If desirable, the Fund may also invest in companies which are not included in that index, and may hold cash and/or money market instruments.

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UK Medium Companies over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 9/12 Total Return
  • Rank 11/12 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 10/12 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.3%
2016 -3.6% -3.8% -11.4% 13.2% -0.2%
2015 19.2% 9.1% 4.9% -1.1% 5.3%
2014 3.2% 2.8% -5.2% 0.5% 5.3%
2013 29.7% 12.2% 0.0% 8.2% 6.8%
2012 27.1% 13.8% -2.8% 9.7% 4.7%
2011 -8.8% 1.2% 2.7% -15.8% 4.2%
2010 27.2% 8.7% -7.4% 13.2% 11.7%
2009 38.2% -1.9% 16.3% 20.7% 0.4%
2008 -30.5% -2.1% -3.8% -14.3% -13.9%
2007 6.1% 5.6% -1.2% -1.2% 3.0%
2006 28.6% 15.1% -4.8% 5.7% 11.1%
2005 23.1% 0.6% 3.0% 8.3% 9.7%
2004 19.6% 8.2% 0.2% -0.3% 10.7%
2003 5.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Ascential PLC ORD 4.94
Micro Focus International PLC ORD 4.31
Paysafe Group PLC ORD 4.09
Vectura Group PLC ORD 3.39
Just Group PLC ORD 3.25
Just Eat PLC ORD 3.16
Greene King PLC ORD 3.04
Tyman PLC ORD 2.99
Howden Joinery Group PLC ORD 2.83
Electra Private Equity PLC ORD 2.80

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Italy
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Netherlands
  9. Portugal
  10. Singapore
  11. Spain
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/09/2003
  • Share Class size111Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0033547604

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,000
  • Min. regular additional investment500


  • 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).