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21 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AH
0800 587 2111 (Broker Line)
020 7901 6550 (Fax Number)
0800 587 2112 (Main Number)

brokerdesk@ubs.com

Fund managers

* Peter Bye12-Nov-2012 to Present
 
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* Sam Console»12-Nov-2012 to Present
Daniel Neuger»09-Sep-2013 to Present
Lawrence G. Kemp»03-Nov-2008 to 10-Nov-2012


Investment objectives

The UBS US Growth Fund is an actively managed Fund which invests more than 80% of its assets in the shares of US companies. Through our internal research process the manager invests in those companies which we believe the market underestimates the magnitude and/or duration of future growth, at the time of purchase. This approach aims to add value to the Fund, from anticipated growth in those companies the manager invests in.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 20 / 112 62 / 102
Quartile 1 3

Fund ratings

NeutralMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
n/aS&P Rating
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 9.78 13.38
Alpha 1.69 -1.05
Beta 1.06 1.09
Sharpe 1.33 1.07
Info Ratio 0.38 0.05
R2 0.62 0.84
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. IMA North America»

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
UBS US Growth 18.0
122
IMA North America 15.3
100
Cash n/a
0
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performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +18.0+64.8+123.1+21.1+15.3+16.0+16.7
  IMA NORTH AMERICA   +15.3+64.8+97.8+21.5+17.6+5.4+13.8
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf UBS US GROWTH B ACC ACC 130.31 (p) 02-Sep-2014 n/a 1.17% DPK9 B3D8MW7
pdf UBS US GROWTH C ACC ACC 72.09 (p) 02-Sep-2014 n/a 0.90% G5QY B7VHZX6
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf UBS US GROWTH A ACC ACC 125.85 (p) 02-Sep-2014 n/a 1.67% DPK8 B3D8MV6

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC)
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£97.8m / $161.4m (31-Jul-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: GBX 50.0 Monthly Launch03-Nov-2008
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesn/a
Minimum initialGBX 1,000
Minimum additionalGBX 500
Initial charge4.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryNational Westminster Bank plc
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyApr 01 (Final), Oct 01
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United States Equity Mixed IMA North America
Largest holdings, 31-Jul-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
APPLE INC 6.10 1 - -
HOME DEPOT INC 3.40 2 - -
FACEBOOK INC 3.30 3 - -
GILEAD SCIENCES INC 3.30 4 - -
GOOGLE INC 3.20 5 - -
VISA INC 3.10 6 - -
SCHLUMBERGER 2.90 7 - -
MASTERCARD INC 2.80 8 - -
BIOGEN IDEC INC 2.70 9 - -
LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP 2.70 10 - -
Total33.50 
Regional weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Region(%)Rank 
USA100.001 100.00% USA
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Information Technology30.101 30.10% Information Technology
Consumer Discretionary24.002 24.00% Consumer Discretionary
Health Care15.103 15.10% Health Care
Industrials10.704 10.70% Industrials
Energy5.905 5.90% Energy
Financials5.106 5.10% Financials
Consumer Staples4.207 4.20% Consumer Staples
Materials2.908 2.90% Materials
Unclassified2.009 2.00% Unclassified
Total100.00 

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

 
 
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