Merian Europe ExUK Smlr Coms R GBP Inc (Income)

Price as at 20 September 2019
14.65 GBP
Last change
icon-down-small -0.66%
1 year change
icon-down-small -7.38%
5 year annualised return
12 month yield
Morningstar rating
Risk level

Risk considerations

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Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 30/06/13 to 30/06/14 30/06/14 to 30/06/15 30/06/15 to 30/06/16 30/06/16 to 30/06/17 30/06/17 to 30/06/18
Merian Europe... N/A N/A 17.25% 39.02% -4.62%
Europe ex-UK... -1.16% 16.90% 20.31% 22.86% -16.27%
MSCI Europe... -1.18% 18.71% 22.15% 25.12% -14.85%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years * 5 years *
Merian Europe... -0.15% 4.57% -7.38% 2.79% N/A
Europe ex-UK... 3.85% 7.74% -6.96% 7.19% 10.60%
MSCI Europe... 5.04% 8.66% -5.56% 8.99% 11.71%

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: 1.20%
Performance Fee: N/A
Typical transaction cost: 0.5% of your investment (you'll be provided with the exact cost before investing in a fund)
*Online dealing commission: £12.50

Asset Allocation

Fund Objective

The investment objective of the Merian Europe (ex UK) Smaller Companies Fund is to achieve long term capital growth through investing primarily in an equity portfolio of smaller companies incorporated in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom) or of companies incorporated outside of Europe (excluding the United Kingdom) which have a predominant proportion of their assets and/or business operations in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom).

IA Sector:

European Smaller Companies

Manager name:

Ian Ormiston

Manager start date:

10 November 2014

Manager Biography:

Ian joined the company in 2014 and manages the Merian European (ex UK) Smaller Companies Fund. He previously worked for Ignis Asset Management, where he was lead manager on the Ignis European Smaller Companies Fund and the Ignis European Growth Fund. Ian began his career with Asahi Life Investment Europe in 1994 before moving to Singer and Friedlander in 2000. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1994 with an MA in economic history, having completed a BSc in 1993.

Morningstar® Category:

Europe ex-UK Small/Mid-Cap Equity

Morningstar Sector:


Region (geographical):


Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Barco NV 2.98%
CompuGroup Medical SE 2.72%
Alten 2.71%
SBM Offshore NV 2.53%
Intertrust NV 2.52%
Banca Generali 2.50%
Dermapharm Holding SE Bearer Shares 2.48%
Rubis SCA 2.43%
Tomra Systems ASA 2.40%
Hibernia REIT PLC 2.39%


Sectors Weight
Industrials 19.07%
Consumer Cyclical 15.67%
Technology 14.35%
Financial Services 12.89%
Real Estate 10.36%
Consumer Defensive 10.21%
Energy 4.69%
Communication Services 4.13%
Healthcare 4.04%
Utilities 2.43%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
DEU 25.75%
FRA 12.84%
NLD 9.41%
ITA 8.86%
NOR 6.71%
IRL 4.55%
ESP 4.54%
DNK 4.25%
AUT 4.08%
SWE 3.74%
Investment style
Unit type
Morningstar analyst rating™
Morningstar sustainability rating™
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  • Yes SIPP
  • No ShareBuilder
  • Yes ISA

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