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Contact details

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Witan Wisdom, PO Box 10550, Chelmsford, CM99 2BA
0800 082 81 80 (Main Number)
wisdom@ifdsgroup.co.uk

Fund managers

* Andrew Bell»01-Apr-2010 to Present
Robert Clarke»15-Sep-2008 to 31-Mar-2010
Jim Horsburgh»01-Feb-2004 to 15-Sep-2008
James Robinson»01-Jul-2000 to 01-Feb-2004


Investment objectives

To be the preferred choice for wealth creation, delivering long-term capital growth and a growing real income to shareholders through investment in global equity markets.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 5 / 35 7 / 34
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 3 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 12.24 15.33
Alpha 6.35 2.53
Beta 1.21 1.39
Sharpe 1.24 0.62
InfoRatio 1.96 0.83
R2 0.91 0.91
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Global»

Performance

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    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+19.3 +42.9 +124.2 +26.1 -5.0 +9.7 +43.0
  NAV +9.2+28.7+102.7+22.6 -3.8+7.5+46.5
  Global +9.1+21.4+96.1+16.4-4.4+12.8+43.3
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT 683.25 (p) 16-Apr-2014 -3.25 705.94 699.60
16-Apr-2014
109 2.20 2.20
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 189,311,000 1292.99 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: WTAN; SEDOL: 0974406; ISIN: GB0009744060
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched1909
Gross assets£1,456.8m / $2,445.8m
Sector Global
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 / accounts13-Mar-2014
Last AGM28-Mar-2014
Next AGMMarch 2015
EGM03-Jan-2008
Stockbroker(s)Cazenove
Management contractThe Fund has 12 investment managers for 6 different mandates. Each manager is entitled to a base management fee according to the assets under management and/or a performance fee subject to a cap. The base management fee rates range from nil to 0.9% p.a and the performance fee range from nil to 20% p.a of the relevant outperformance. Each manager contract is subject to one months’ notice
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionn/a
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Equity Mixed Global
Largest holdings, 28-Feb-2014
Holding (%) Rank Prev Holding (%) Rank Prev
REED ELSEVIER1.801(1)UNILEVER1.306(8)
BP1.602(2)SAGE GROUP1.207(10)
DIAGEO1.603(3)GLAXOSMITHKLINE1.108(-)
DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST1.504(4)PRINCESS PRIVATE EQUITY HLDGS1.109(9)
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP1.505(5)GOOGLE INC1.1010(6)
 Total13.80 
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Region (%) Rank Prev  
UK 42.40 1 (1) 42.40% UK
North America 22.50 2 (2) 22.50% North America
Europe 14.80 3 (3) 14.80% Europe
Far East 9.80 4 (4) 9.80% Far East
Japan 6.80 5 (5) 6.80% Japan
Others 2.50 6 (6) 2.50% Others
Cash 1.20 7 (7) 1.20% Cash
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Sector (%) Rank Prev  
Financials 20.30 1 (1) 20.30% Financials
Consumer Services 16.10 2 (2) 16.10% Consumer Services
Others 13.00 3 (5) 13.00% Others
Industrials 12.60 4 (3) 12.60% Industrials
Consumer Goods 12.30 5 (4) 12.30% Consumer Goods
Health Care 7.60 6 (8) 7.60% Health Care
Open Ended Funds 7.30 7 (6) 7.30% Open Ended Funds
Technology 7.30 8 (7) 7.30% Technology
Equity Index Futures 2.20 9 (9) 2.20% Equity Index Futures
Cash / Bonds 1.30 10 (10) 1.30% Cash / Bonds
Total100.00 


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, 42.40%
42.4000% ofUK Equities
North American Equities, 22.50%
22.5000% ofNorth American Equities
European Equities, 14.80%
14.8000% ofEuropean Equities
Asia Pacific Equities, 9.80%
9.8000% ofAsia Pacific Equities
Japanese Equities, 6.80%
6.8000% ofJapanese Equities
International Equities, 2.50%
2.5000% ofInternational Equities
Money Market, 1.20%
1.2000% ofMoney Market

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