BMO Global Smaller Companies Plc

Name
BMO Global Smaller Companies Plc
Manager
BMO Investment Business Ltd
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0000175058
Sector
Global Smaller Companies
Launched
15/02/1889
OCF
0.59 %
Risk Rating
2
3 Year Sharpe
0.97
3 Year Alpha
0.97
Yield
1.1 %
Benchmark
MSCI World Ex UK Small Cap NR LCL
Fund Size
£ 812.55 million
NAV
1,442
Gearing
103
Discount Premium
-6
The company invests in smaller companies worldwide in order to secure a high total return. The company pursues this investment objective by investing in a large number of stocks in various industry sectors and geographic locations. There are no specific sector or geographical exposure limits. Whilst the company has a global orientation, its objective is to find attractively valued investment opportunities wherever they may be and it is therefore not constrained to mandatory weightings per geographic region.
Holding %
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Coms CG 4.83 %
AS SICAV I Jpn SmlrComs I Acc JPY 4.70 %
PineBridge Asia ex Japan Small Cap Eq Y 3.60 %
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Ord 2.92 %
Utilico Emerging Markets Ord 2.22 %
Alleghany Corp 1.39 %
STERIS Ltd 1.22 %
HSBC GIF Asia ex Jpn Eq Smlr Coms XC 1.16 %
Martin Marietta Materials Inc 1.11 %
WEX Inc 1.06 %
Region %
United States 40.24 %
United Kingdom 24.68 %
Japan 9.80 %
Eurozone 8.49 %
Sector %
Industrials 18.78 %
Consumer Cyclical 17.37 %
Financial Services 14.84 %
Technology 11.94 %
Basic materials 10.41 %
Healthcare 10.38 %
Real Estate 5.68 %
Consumer Defensive 5.66 %
Name
BMO Investment Business Ltd
Address
EH2 3BU, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Peter Ewins
Joined 07/31/2005

Peter Ewins is a Director and Portfolio Manager in the Global Small Cap Equity team. He joined the Group in 1996. Prior to this, he worked for Municipal Mutual Insurance and Commercial Union Insurance (1989-93) and ESN Pension Management (1994-96). Peter has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Statistics from the University of Exeter and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.

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