Hermes US Smid Equity Fund Class F GBP Accumulating Hedged

Name
Hermes US Smid Equity Fund Class F GBP Accumulating Hedged
Manager
Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Ltd
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
IE00BBL4VC65
Sector
North American Smaller Companies
Launched
21/11/2013
OCF
0.86 %
3 Year Sharpe
0.54
Yield
0 %
Benchmark
Russell 2500 NR USD
The investment objective of the fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity or equity related securities of small and mid-capitalisation companies domiciled in the US, or which derive a large proportion of their income from US activities. These are primarily listed or traded in the US or Canada.
Holding %
Alleghany Corp 3.03 %
Reinsurance Group of America Inc 2.57 %
Community Bank System Inc 2.43 %
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 2.37 %
Wintrust Financial Corp 2.35 %
AptarGroup Inc 2.28 %
Steris PLC 2.19 %
Brown & Brown Inc 2.17 %
Teradyne Inc 2.17 %
AMN Healthcare Services Inc 2.12 %
Region %
United States 97.00 %
Sector %
Financial Services 22.20 %
Industrials 20.13 %
Healthcare 17.68 %
Technology 12.22 %
Consumer Cyclical 9.13 %
Basic materials 8.23 %
Name
Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Ltd
Address
Ireland
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Michael Russell
Joined 03/31/2014

Michael joined Hermes in March 2014 as the co-manager of the US SMID Cap strategy and became the lead manager of the US All Cap strategy in May 2015. Michael was most recently senior portfolio manager of the Global Developed Markets Equity funds at Normura Asset Management, where he worked for eight years. During this time he also acted as portfolio manager of the firm’s US equity funds for five years from 2005. Earlier in his career Michael held senior roles managing US equity funds at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Mercury Asset Management. He is a CFA charterholder and has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.

Mark Sherlock
Joined 09/26/2012

Mark has been with Hermes Small & Mid Cap since February 2009 as the Co-Manager of the US SMID strategy. He joined Hermes in 2005, initially spending four years working on the UK Focus Fund as an analyst and fund manager. Prior to this, he was an investment analyst at Rio Tinto Pension Fund where he had responsibility for the small and mid-cap portion of the portfolio. Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 2002. He has a degree in Politics from Durham University and is a CFA Charterholder.

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