Factsheet: Henderson Smaller Companies Ord

Name
Henderson Smaller Companies Ord
Manager
Janus Henderson Investors Ltd
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0009065060
Sector
UK Smaller Companies
Launched
16/12/1887
OCF
0.43 %
Risk Rating
4
3 Year Sharpe
0.98
3 Year Alpha
4.18
Yield
1.9 %
Benchmark
Numis SC Ex Invt Com TR GBP
Fund Size
£ 721.62 million
NAV
1,051
Gearing
107
Discount Premium
-8
The Company’s investment objective is to maximise shareholders’ total returns by investing mainly in smaller companies that are quoted in the United Kingdom. The strategy is to use rigorous research to identify high-quality smaller companies with strong growth potential.
Holding %
Bellway PLC 3.55 %
Intermediate Capital Group PLC 2.70 %
Renishaw PLC 2.64 %
NMC Health PLC 2.62 %
Clinigen Group PLC 2.46 %
Melrose Industries PLC 2.20 %
Paragon Banking Group PLC 2.19 %
Victrex PLC 2.13 %
Sanne Group PLC 1.49 %
Balfour Beatty PLC 1.48 %
Region %
United Kingdom 96.23 %
Sector %
Consumer Cyclical 20.93 %
Industrials 18.54 %
Technology 16.18 %
Financial Services 14.44 %
Basic materials 9.62 %
Healthcare 7.44 %
Real Estate 7.15 %
Name
Janus Henderson Investors Ltd
Address
EC2M 3AE, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Neil Hermon
Joined 11/01/2002

Neil Hermon is Director of UK Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2013. Mr Hermon is also a Fund Manager on the International Long/Short Equity strategy. Neil joined Henderson in 2002 as head of UK smaller companies. Prior to Henderson, he served as head of UK smaller companies for General Accident Investment Management (later to become CGU plc). He began his career at Ernst & Young as a chartered accountant. Neil graduated from Cambridge University with a BSc (Hons) in mathematics. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an associate member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP) and has 28 years of financial industry experience.

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