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Summary

At a glance

Objective The fund aims to provide capital growth over the longer term.
Fund launch date September 2017
OCF 1.14%
Initial charge 0%
Fund size £250 million
Sector IA Global
Benchmark IA Global
Number of holdings 29
Accumulation/income Accumulation
Historic Yield 0.04%

Discrete Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
27/03/19 - 27/03/20 27/03/18 - 27/03/19 27/03/17 - 27/03/18 27/03/16 - 27/03/17 27/03/15 - 27/03/16
3.13% 20.43% - - -

Cumulative Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years 5 years
-10.60% -9.19% 3.13% - -

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 75.89%
Cash & Equivalent 13.79%
Other 4.53%
UK Equities 4.00%
Managed Funds 1.79%
Top 10 holdings
MICROSOFT CORP 7.89%
ADOBE INC 5.47%
VEEVA SYSTEMS INC 5.32%
AUTODESK INC 4.15%
WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS INC 4.01%
ANSYS INC 3.87%
SALESFORCE.COM INC 3.81%
SMITH & NEPHEW 3.80%
AMAZON.COM INC 3.66%
PAYPAL HLDGS INC 3.48%
Sector breakdown
Technology 40.44%
Consumer Discretionary 14.50%
Cash and Equivalents 13.79%
Industrials 10.42%
Health Care 8.83%
Non-Classified 4.53%
Consumer Staples 2.92%
Telecommunications 2.77%
Managed Funds 1.79%
Regional breakdown
North America 71.89%
Cash and Equivalents 13.79%
Non-Classified 4.53%
UK 4.00%
Developed Europe - Excl UK 3.83%
Managed Fund 1.79%
Japan 0.13%
Australia & New Zealand 0.03%
Developed Asia 0.01%
Market capitalisation
Mega (>50bn) 47.16%
Large (3bn-50bn) 36.59%
Medium (1bn-3bn) 0.00%
Small (50m-1bn) 0.00%
Micro (<50m) 0.00%
Cash & Equivalent 13.79%
Unknown 2.45%
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

The value of investments could go down as well as up. You may get back less than the amount you invested. The growth rates stated refer to the past and past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

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