Factsheet: Unicorn UK Growth B

UK Growth

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Fraser Mackersie joined Unicorn Asset Management in 2008 and has been manager of the Unicorn UK Growth fund since 2011, when it was just �6 million in size. It has since grown to �38 million, having doubled assets over the course of 2017. It is a minnow in fund terms, but because Mackersie does not hold more than 1 per cent of the issued equity of any individual stock, he believes his approach is highly scalable.

Since 2011, around 30 per cent of assets have been in the software and computer services sector � where Mackersie continues to find many exciting growth opportunities � compared to an average weight on the FTSE All-Share index of less than 1 per cent. It has been one of the best-performing sectors during this period.

The fund follows a high-conviction, multi-cap approach; its clearly defined strategy identifies innovative companies with exposure to long-term structural growth trends. Its modest size means that even smaller holdings can make meaningful contributions to performance from an early stage.

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Name
Unicorn UK Growth B
Manager
Unicorn Asset Management Ltd
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0031217937
Sector
UK All Companies
Launched
31/12/2001
OCF
0.89 %
Risk Rating
4
3 Year Sharpe
1.44
3 Year Alpha
8.64
Yield
1.3 %
Benchmark
FTSE AllSh TR GBP
The Unicorn Free Spirit Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth through investment in a portfolio of UK equities.
Holding %
First Derivatives PLC 3.73 %
GB Group PLC 3.24 %
Somero Enterprises Inc Shs Reg-S 3.22 %
accesso Technology Group PLC 3.08 %
Frontier Developments PLC 2.63 %
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC 2.62 %
SSP Group PLC 2.55 %
Iomart Group PLC 2.46 %
Ferguson PLC 2.42 %
Xafinity PLC 2.42 %
Region %
United Kingdom 94.00 %
United States 6.00 %
Sector %
Technology 30.23 %
Industrials 26.22 %
Consumer Cyclical 23.26 %
Basic materials 6.13 %
Name
Unicorn Asset Management Ltd
Address
EC1M 6AU, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Fraser Mackersie
Joined 02/28/2011

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