LF Blue Whale Growth Class R Accumulation

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Summary

At a glance

Objective The Investment Objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth over any five year period, after all costs and charges have been taken.
Fund launch date September 2017
OCF 1.14%
Initial charge 0%
Fund size £695 million
Sector IA Global
Benchmark IA Global
Number of holdings 29
Accumulation/income Accumulation
Historic Yield 0.04%

Discrete Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
16/04/20 - 16/04/21 16/04/19 - 16/04/20 16/04/18 - 16/04/19 16/04/17 - 16/04/18 16/04/16 - 16/04/17
36.91% 6.08% 26.21% - -

Cumulative Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years 5 years
9.74% 5.32% 36.91% 83.29% -

Fund Manager

Stephen Yiu

Chief Investment Officer at Blue Whale Capital and Lead Manager of the Blue Whale Growth Fund. Stephen co-founded Blue Whale Capital with Peter Hargreaves, co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown, in 2016. The Blue Whale Growth Fund was launched in September 2017 and is a long-only global equity fund focusing on developed markets. Stephen adopts a high conviction approach based on bottom-up, fundamental research. He started his career at Hargreaves Lansdown before working with Tim Steer as a co-manager at New Star Asset Management (now Janus Henderson) and Artemis Investment Management. Most recently, Stephen worked under Martin Taylor and Nick Barnes at Nevsky Capital, a global long-short equity hedge fund.

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Fund Analysis

Asset allocation
International Equities 91.60%
UK Equities 5.37%
Cash & Equivalent 3.03%
Top 10 holdings
MICROSOFT CORP 8.24%
ADOBE INC 6.59%
AUTODESK INC 6.17%
VISA INC 6.06%
FACEBOOK INC 5.63%
INTUIT INC 5.58%
STRYKER CORP 4.59%
MASTERCARD INC 4.48%
MONCLER SPA 3.92%
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.88%
Sector breakdown
Technology 48.25%
Industrials 18.66%
Health Care 13.99%
Consumer Discretionary 8.97%
Consumer Staples 7.10%
Cash and Equivalents 3.03%
Regional breakdown
North America 70.04%
Developed Europe - Excl UK 18.09%
UK 5.37%
Cash and Equivalents 3.03%
Japan 1.97%
Australia & New Zealand 1.50%
Market capitalisation
Mega (>50bn) 59.65%
Large (3bn-50bn) 30.17%
Medium (1bn-3bn) 1.50%
Small (50m-1bn) 0.00%
Micro (<50m) 0.00%
Cash & Equivalent 3.03%
Unknown 5.65%
Risk factors
Charges to Capital No
Emerging Markets No
Concentrated Portfolio Yes
Smaller Companies No
High Yield Bonds No
Geared Investments No
Property No
Exchange Rate Yes
Performance Charges No
Derivative Exposure No

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