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Contact details

Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ
020 7595 5869 (Fax Number)
0800 727 770 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Martin Hudson»01-Jan-1994 to Present
* Anthony Lynch»01-Oct-2012 to Present
* Guy Anderson»01-Oct-2012 to Present
Jane Lennard»01-Nov-2007 to 23-Mar-2012
Emel Akan»01-Oct-2007 to 28-Feb-2009
James Soutter»01-Nov-2004 to 31-Jan-2007
Katy Woodhouse»08-Mar-1978 to 31-Oct-2004

Investment objectives

Long term capital growth from a portfolio of UK medium and smaller companies.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 6 / 16 8 / 16
Quartile 2 2

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE
Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 17.16 16.84
Alpha -2.42 0.97
Beta 1.60 1.30
Sharpe 1.41 0.79
InfoRatio 0.88 0.50
R2 0.85 0.81
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. UK All Companies»


performance chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+26.2 +56.5 +151.2 +29.3 -4.1 +14.5 +40.1
  NAV +19.7+52.8+151.6+27.6 +0.1+11.6+47.6
  UK All Companies +18.0+36.8+133.9+23.8-6.4+14.3+49.6
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf THE MERCANTILE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT 1539.00 (p) 16-Apr-2014 -9.57 1694.18 1706.70
114 2.60 2.60
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
THE MERCANTILE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 98,241,000 1505.05 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: MRC; SEDOL: 0579403; ISIN: GB0005794036
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Gross assets£1,905.2m / $3,188.2m
Sector UK All Companies
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly
Annual accountsannual (Click to order)
Last report / accounts02-Apr-2014
Last AGM22-May-2013
Next AGMMay 2014
Management contractManagement agreement with JPMorgan Asset Management terminable on 6 months notice. The management fee is paid monthly in arrears and is equal to 0.5% per annum of the Company's market capitalisation, excluding funds managed or advised by JPMorgan Asset Management or any of its associate companies.
Borrowing limitBorrowings must not exceed the Company's capital and reserves.
Continuation / Wind-up provisionThe trust has no fixed duration. The Company have the authority to repurchase up to 14.99% of the shares in issue.
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity Mixed UK All Companies
Largest holdings, 28-Feb-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Region (%) Rank  
UK 99.10 1 99.10% UK
Cash 0.90 2 0.90% Cash
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Financials 26.60 1 26.60% Financials
Industrials 19.60 2 19.60% Industrials
Consumer Goods 17.80 3 17.80% Consumer Goods
Consumer Services 17.60 4 17.60% Consumer Services
Oil & Gas 5.70 5 5.70% Oil & Gas
Technology 4.00 6 4.00% Technology
Basic Materials 3.60 7 3.60% Basic Materials
Telecommunications 2.40 8 2.40% Telecommunications
Health Care 1.40 9 1.40% Health Care
Cash 0.90 10 0.90% Cash
Utilities 0.40 11 0.40% Utilities

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

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Asset allocation

UK Equities, 99.10%
99.1000% ofUK Equities
Money Market, 0.90%
0.9000% ofMoney Market

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