Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc

Name
Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc
Manager
Majedie Asset Management
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0003052338
Sector
UK Equity Income
Launched
01/03/1889
OCF
0.55 %
Risk Rating
4
3 Year Sharpe
-0.58
3 Year Alpha
-8.80
Yield
5.4 %
Benchmark
FTSE AllSh TR GBP
Fund Size
£ 809.07 million
NAV
538
Gearing
109
Discount Premium
-12
The Company invests primarily in UK securities with the long term objective of achieving: 1) an increase of the Net Asset Value per share in excess of the growth in the FTSE All-Share Index; and 2) growth in dividends per share in excess of the rate of UK inflation.
Holding %
Unilever PLC 6.39 %
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Region %
United Kingdom 89.94 %
Sector %
Consumer Defensive 17.34 %
Industrials 17.08 %
Financial Services 15.95 %
Basic materials 15.90 %
Healthcare 12.24 %
Communication Services 8.29 %
Energy 7.59 %
Name
Majedie Asset Management
Address
EC4M 7NG, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

James de Uphaugh
Joined 03/04/2020

James de Uphaugh is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with investment experience in UK and international equity markets since 1987. He also leads Majedie's efforts in Responsible Capitalism.Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, James had been a Managing Director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch), where he was also Chairman of the UK Investment Group and Alpha Team Leader. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.4bn. James joined Mercury Asset Management in 1988. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Jesus College, Cambridge. He is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.

Chris Field
Joined 03/04/2020

Chris Field is an Executive Director of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with investment experience in UK and international equity markets from 1985. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, Chris had been a Director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch), where he was also a member of the UK Investment Group. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.7bn.Chris joined Rowan Investment Managers (a predecessor firm to Mercury Asset Management) in 1980. He is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.

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