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Contact details

Oakhill House, 130 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 9DZ
0800 783 9646 (Fax Number)
0800 41 41 61 (Investor Helpline)
44 1737 83 8000 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Jeremy Podger01-Mar-2012 to Present
Sudipto Banerji» 08-Dec-2011 to 29-Feb-2012
Jorma Korhonen» 15-Sep-2006 to 07-Dec-2011
Anthony Bolton» 15-Sep-2006 to 31-Dec-2006

Investment objectives

The Fund aims to provide long-term capital growth. It invests primarily in shares of companies throughout the world and has the freedom to invest outside the fund’s principal geographies, market sectors, industries or asset classes. The fund can use derivatives with the aim of risk or cost reduction or to generate additional capital or income in line with the fund’s risk profile. May also make extensive use of derivatives including more complex instruments or strategies to achieve the investment objective and these may result in leverage. In such situations performance may rise or fall more than it would have done otherwise, reflecting such additional exposure.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 29 / 276 39 / 247
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

BronzeMstar OBSR
FE Crown Rating: 3 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 8.25 12.86
Alpha 0.09 0.18
Beta 1.24 1.25
Sharpe 0.97 0.83
Info Ratio 0.68 0.62
R2 0.89 0.92
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Global»
performance chart
ACC +10.9+57.9+54.7+26.5+12.5-9.0+7.7
  GLOBAL   +7.0+42.2+49.5+18.8+11.9-4.0+9.5
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf FIDELITY GLOBAL SPECIAL SITUATIONS Y ACC ACC 2231.00 (p) 22-Sep-2014 n/a 1.17% G7FG B7X5RY3
pdf FIDELITY GLOBAL SPECIAL SITUATIONS W ACC ACC 2135.00 (p) 22-Sep-2014 n/a 0.95% GMUA B8HT715
pdf FIDELITY GLOBAL SPECIAL SITUATIONS J ACC ACC 198.40 (p) 22-Sep-2014 n/a 1.67% KJ2N B3KR2J4
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf FIDELITY GLOBAL SPECIAL SITUATIONS ACC ACC 2281.00 (p) 22-Sep-2014 n/a 1.70% E184 B196XG2

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£1,530.0m / $2,500.5m (31-Aug-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch15-Sep-2006
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencySeven days per week
Dealing timesn/a
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 250
Initial charge1.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: max.;
Trustee / DepositaryJP Morgan Trustee and Depositary Company Ltd
RegistrarFidelity Investment Services Limited
Dividend policyMar 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Equity Mixed Global
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
DISNEY (WALT) CO 2.80 1 - -
AETNA INC 2.40 4 - -
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 2.30 5 - *
GOOGLE INC 2.10 8 - -
KDDI CORP 2.00 9 - -
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 2.00 10 - -
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
USA60.801 60.80% USA
Japan9.702 9.70% Japan
Other Countries5.503 5.50% Other Countries
France5.004 5.00% France
UK3.905 3.90% UK
Switzerland3.506 3.50% Switzerland
China2.907 2.90% China
Uninvested cash2.708 2.70% Uninvested cash
Germany2.109 2.10% Germany
Netherlands2.0010 2.00% Netherlands
Hong Kong1.0011 1.00% Hong Kong
Spain0.9012 0.90% Spain
Sector weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Information Technology20.601 20.60% Information Technology
Health Care19.002 19.00% Health Care
Financials18.303 18.30% Financials
Consumer Discretionary15.804 15.80% Consumer Discretionary
Energy10.105 10.10% Energy
Industrials6.506 6.50% Industrials
Telecommunication Services3.707 3.70% Telecommunication Services
Uninvested cash2.708 2.70% Uninvested cash
Materials1.809 1.80% Materials
Utilities0.8010 0.80% Utilities
Consumer Staples0.7011 0.70% Consumer Staples

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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Asset allocation

US Equities, 60.80%
60.8000% ofUS Equities
Japanese Equities, 9.70%
9.7000% ofJapanese Equities
International Equities, 5.50%
5.5000% ofInternational Equities
French Equities, 5.00%
5.0000% ofFrench Equities
UK Equities, 3.90%
3.9000% ofUK Equities
Swiss Equities, 3.50%
3.5000% ofSwiss Equities
Chinese Equities, 2.90%
2.9000% ofChinese Equities
Money Market, 2.70%
2.7000% ofMoney Market
German Equities, 2.10%
2.1000% ofGerman Equities
Dutch Equities, 2.00%
2.0000% ofDutch Equities
Hong Kong Equities, 1.00%
1.0000% ofHong Kong Equities
Spanish Equities, 0.90%
0.9000% ofSpanish Equities

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