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OMW M&G American

Underlying Fund

FE Crown Rating ( Underlying )

Fund Objective ( Underlying )

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.

Fund Manager ( Underlying )

Aled Smith




Primary Asset Class

Fund Size

GBX 2.71m as at 30-Sep-2014

Downloads ( Underlying )

Unit Name

OMW M&G American





Initial Charge


Unit Currency




Annual Charge



GBX 134.00


GBX 141.00

Change (Offer)

0.80 (0.60%)

Unit LaunchDate


Performance Overview

Performance Charts

Cumulative Performance

  YTD 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y
Fund 5.63 4.55 7.85 6.47 42.00 63.04
Sector 8.09 4.63 8.95 9.44 45.75 75.23

Discrete Performance (%)

  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund 20.67 7.95 -7.37 15.98 24.28
Sector 24.94 6.17 -2.58 15.56 18.69

Asset Allocation ( Underlying )

breakdown chart
  Asset Class % of Fund
US Equities 98.67
Canadian Equities 0.99
Money Market 0.34

Regional Breakdown ( Underlying )

breakdown chart
  Region % of Fund
US 98.67
Canada 0.99
Cash and near cash 0.34

Sector Breakdown ( Underlying )

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  Sector % of Fund
Information technology 19.19
Industrials 18.03
Healthcare 16.03
Financials 15.83
Consumer staples 10.04
Energy 9.12
Consumer discretionary 8.07
Utilities 2.36
Materials 0.99
Cash and near cash 0.34

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

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