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Marlborough House, 59 Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4QP
0808 145 2500 (Customer Support)
0808 145 2501 (Dealing)
0120 453 3045 (Fax Number)
0120 438 0060 (Main Number)

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Fund managers

* Mark Slater30-Mar-2005 to Present
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Investment objectives

To seek long term capital growth principally through investment in UK Companies.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 1 / 285 44 / 276
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

BronzeMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 10.06 10.38
Alpha 21.15 10.69
Beta 0.70 0.56
Sharpe 1.75 1.33
Info Ratio 2.36 0.54
R2 0.32 0.31
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. UK All Companies»
performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +22.8+77.4+229.7+27.9+12.9+0.9+84.2
  UK ALL COMPANIES   +3.8+52.2+64.9+26.3+16.1-5.4+14.5
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf MFM SLATER GROWTH B ACC ACC 361.63 (p) 366.21 (p) 28-Nov-2014 0.31 1.06% I3PN B8YPGL9
pdf MFM SLATER GROWTH P ACC ACC 363.34 (p) 367.94 (p) 28-Nov-2014 0.51 0.81% I3PO B7T0G90
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf MFM SLATER GROWTH ACC 356.64 (p) 378.40 (p) 28-Nov-2014 0.00 1.56% WX98 B0706C6

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 Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£145.4m / $228.6m (31-Oct-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan  Launch30-Mar-2005
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing times9:00 to 17:00
Minimum initial£ 3,000
Minimum additional£ 1,000
Initial charge5.25%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryHSBC Bank Plc
RegistrarMarlborough Fund Managers Ltd
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyJun 30, Dec 31 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity Mixed UK All Companies
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
HUTCHISON CHINA MEDITECH 8.77 1 - -
RESTORE PLC 3.21 2 - *
REDCENTRIC PLC 3.02 3 - *
FIRST DERIVATIVES PLC 2.91 4 - *
WALT DISNEY(HLDG)CO 2.89 5 - -
NCC GROUP 2.68 6 - *
REGUS PLC 2.62 7 - *
AVATION PLC 2.56 8 - -
MARSTON`S PLC 2.52 9 - *
FISHER(JAMES)& SONS PLC 2.34 10 - *
Total33.52 
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Region(%)Rank 
UK100.001 100.00% UK
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Others34.301 34.30% Others
Support Services13.722 13.72% Support Services
Pharmaceuticals12.693 12.69% Pharmaceuticals
Software & Computer Services10.664 10.66% Software & Computer Services
Media9.925 9.92% Media
Household Goods4.966 4.96% Household Goods
Tranport & Industrial Transportation4.907 4.90%  Tranport & Industrial Transportation
Travel & Leisur3.668 3.66% Travel & Leisur
Industrial Engineering2.949 2.94% Industrial Engineering
Financial Services2.2510 2.25% Financial Services
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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wwjd_andy Sep 14th, 2012 at 05:12 PM

Can someone please tell me what caused that jump at around December 2009? - were the units diluted?

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Ilmarinen Jan 21st, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Timing and stock selection. This was of course the recovery period after the crash if 2007-08. Slater Investments invested in some stocks that made spectacular recoveries.

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wwjd_andy Aug 26th, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Thanks, but if you look at the graph for Jan 2010, it gains 17% overnight from 6th to 7th; I thought this was maybe due to something other than share price increase; the background FTSE 100 and All share were both 0.2% gain that day

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