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M&G Group, Laurence Pountney Hill, London, EC4R 0HH
0800 328 3196 (Dealing)
20 7626 4588 (Enquiries)
0870 043 4200 (Fax Number)
0800 328 3191 (IFA Support)
0800 390 390 (Main Number)

info@mandg.co.uk

Fund managers

* Aled Smith31-Dec-2004 to Present
 
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Michael Oliveros»01-Jan-2013 to Present
Samantha Burden»30-Nov-2002 to 31-Dec-2004
Greg Kerr»30-Sep-2001 to 30-Nov-2002
Suhail Arain»01-Oct-1999 to 30-Sep-2001
Greg Kerr»01-Sep-1998 to 30-Nov-1999


Investment objectives

The Fund’s objective is long term capital growth through investment wholly or mainly in securities of North American (including Canadian) issuers. When not wholly invested as above, it may only invest in companies which are listed, registered or trading within North America.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 76 / 84 67 / 75
Quartile 4 4

Fund ratings

NeutralMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
GoldS&P Rating
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 1 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 11.04 12.91
Alpha -3.75 -3.00
Beta 0.99 1.04
Sharpe 0.17 0.33
Info Ratio -3.25 -1.09
R2 0.99 0.96
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. North America»

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
M&G American 6.6
112
North America 10.4
100
Cash n/a
0
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performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +6.6+28.7+85.3+20.4+0.3+2.6+40.4
  NORTH AMERICA   +10.4+37.2+95.2+18.0+5.3+4.1+36.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf M&G AMERICAN I ACC GBP ACC 1298.25 (p) 23-Apr-2014 0.64 0.91% 0ZCJ B7565G2
pdf M&G AMERICAN I INC GBP INC 1287.51 (p) 23-Apr-2014 0.64 0.92% 0ZCK B7F5Y73
pdf M&G AMERICAN R ACC GBP ACC 129.24 (p) 23-Apr-2014 0.42 1.16% 0ZCL B57X0X9
pdf M&G AMERICAN R INC GBP INC 128.54 (p) 23-Apr-2014 0.42 1.16% 0ZCM B6SK898
pdf M&G AMERICAN CH HEDGED EUR ACC 14.21 (EUR) 23-Apr-2014 0.54 0.95% L0Q4 B4XS0L9
pdf M&G AMERICAN C ACC EUR ACC 13.11 (EUR) 23-Apr-2014 0.62 0.91% PK91 3092703
pdf M&G AMERICAN C ACC USD ACC 13.90 (USD) 23-Apr-2014 0.61 0.91% R864 B1RXYS4
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf M&G AMERICAN A HEDGE ACC EUR ACC 13.90 (EUR) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.70% BUL6 B2QWD26
pdf M&G AMERICAN A INC GBP INC 1090.75 (p) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% MG01 3092673
pdf M&G AMERICAN A ACC GBP ACC 1403.76 (p) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% MG31 3092684
pdf M&G AMERICAN X INC GBP INC 1089.47 (p) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% MW50 3194966
pdf M&G AMERICAN X ACC GBP ACC 1383.29 (p) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% MW51 3195000
pdf M&G AMERICAN A ACC EUR ACC 12.13 (EUR) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% PK90 3092695
pdf M&G AMERICAN A ACC USD ACC 13.18 (USD) 23-Apr-2014 n/a 1.66% R865 B1RXYR3

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£981.0m / $1,649.9m (28-Feb-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 10.0 Monthly Launch18-Dec-1972
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesn/a
Minimum initial£ 500
Minimum additional£ 100
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 policySep 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
North America Equity Mixed North America
Largest holdings, 28-Feb-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
MICROSOFT CORP 3.34 1 - -
AMGEN INC 2.71 2 - -
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC 2.61 3 - -
BIOMED REALTY TRUST INC USD0.01 2.56 4 - -
DOMINION RESOURCES INC(VIRGINIA) 2.55 5 - -
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES LTD 2.08 6 - -
METLIFE INC 2.07 7 - -
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION 1.97 8 - -
MORGAN STANLEY 1.88 9 - -
QUALCOMM INC 1.86 10 - -
Total23.63 
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Region(%)Rank 
USA95.771 95.77% USA
Canada2.212 2.21% Canada
Money Market2.023 2.02% Money Market
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Industrials20.181 20.18% Industrials
Information Technology19.302 19.30% Information Technology
Financials15.653 15.65% Financials
Health Care13.284 13.28% Health Care
Consumer Discretionary11.315 11.31% Consumer Discretionary
Energy8.566 8.56% Energy
Consumer Staples6.107 6.10% Consumer Staples
Utilities2.558 2.55% Utilities
Money Market2.029 2.02% Money Market
Materials1.0510 1.05% Materials
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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Asset allocation

US Equities, 95.77%
95.7700% ofUS Equities
Canadian Equities, 2.21%
2.2100% ofCanadian Equities
Money Market, 2.02%
2.0200% ofMoney Market

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