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Outstanding British Companies Fund

Investment Objective

The Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Fund aims to achieve the highest predictable annual compounding rate of return over the long-term, where long-term is defined as being not less than five years, by investing in a collection of outstanding British companies, either fully listed or quoted on the Alternative Investment Market, with the least amount of economic, as distinct, from market price risk. Outstanding companies are those whose economics and risks are well understood, whose revenues, earnings and cash flows are predictable to a high degree of certainty, which sell products and services into growing markets, which have market leadership positions and lasting competitive strength, which generate high average and incremental returns on invested capital, which convert a high proportion of their earnings into free, distributable cash, which can show a consistent track record of operating performance, which are run by decent, experienced individuals, who manage their businesses with the goal of maximising owner-value, which operate with low core debt, which are not predominantly acquisition-led, which produce clean, intelligible financial statements. Up to 25% of the fund will be invested in smaller faster growing companies with the remainder in more established businesses.

Investment Policy/Strategy

The strategy is to run a concentrated portfolio of companies that can demonstrate an established record of growth earnings and dividend and have a predictable revenues, earnings and cash flows.

Manager

Chris Hutchinson

Fund Facts

Prices
Fund Size – £m:
 50.99 (31 October)
Number of holdings: 30
Launch date: 08/12/2006
IA Sector: UK All Companies
Dividend Date: 30/09
Dividend pay Date: 30/11
Valuation Point: 10:00 forward
Domicile: UK
Financial year end: 30-Sep

Documents

Top 10 Holdings

Updated 31/10

Stock

% of Fund

Renishaw

4.4%

RWS Holdings

4.4%

Abcam

3.8%

Dechra Pharmaceuticals

3.7%

Victrex

3.7%

VP

3.5%

Gooch & Housego

3.4%

Advanced Medical Solutions

4.1%

Anpario

3.6%

Johnson Matthey

3.3%

Total

38.0%

Sector Breakdown

Updated 31/10

Sector

% of Fund

Cash

8.6%

Health Care

9.9%

Financial Services

8.4%

Consumer Retail

8.2%

Electronic & Electrical

7.8%

Biotech

7.4%

Consulting Services

6.4%

Pharmaceuticals

5.9%

Engineering

5.4%

Software & Computer Services

4.9%

Total

100.0%

Market Cap breakdown

Updated 31/10

Market Cap breakdown

%

No of companies

0-50m

2.0%

1

50-100m

3.6%

1
100-250

10.5%

4

250-500

9.4%

3

500-1000

7.0%

2

1000+

59.0%

12

Cash

8.6%

Total

100.00%

30

Dividend History

Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Retail A Shares

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Final 2.2917 01/10/17 30/11/17
Final 0.6729 01/10/16 30/11/16
Final 1.4989 01/10/15 30/11/15
Final 0.9787 01/10/14 30/11/14
Final 1.0302 01/10/13 30/11/13
Final 0.8108 01/10/12 30/11/12
Final 1.1230 01/10/11 30/11/11
Final 0.5350 01/10/10 30/11/10
Final 0.1190 01/10/09 30/11/09
Final 0.9690 01/10/08 30/11/08
Final 01/10/07 30/11/07

Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Insitutional B Shares

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Final 4.6138 01/10/17 30/11/17
Final 2.7221 01/10/16 30/11/16
Final 3.3657 01/10/15 30/11/15
Final 2.6227 01/10/14 30/11/14
Final 2.0242 01/10/13 30/11/13
Final 1.6334 01/10/12 30/11/12
Final 1.8720 01/10/11 30/11/11
Final 01/10/10 30/11/10
Final 0.5410 01/10/09 30/11/09
Final 1.3300 01/10/08 30/11/08
Final 0.3850 01/10/07 30/11/07

Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Overseas O Shares

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Final 0.9705 01/10/17 30/11/17
Final 0.3098 01/10/16 30/11/16
Final 0.6454 01/10/15 30/11/15
Final 0.4197 01/10/14 30/11/14

Share class information

Share Class Information Retail “A” Shares Institutional “B” Shares Overseas “O” Shares
Launch Date 08/12/2006 08/12/2006 28/02/2014
Initial Charge 5.50% 2.50% 5.50%
Annual Charge 1.50% 0.75% 1.50%
Ongoing charges 1.60% 0.85% 1.60%
ISIN Code GB00B1GFWW16 GB00B1GGDH66 GB00BJTMQ891
Sedol Code B1GFWW1 B1GGDH6 BJTMQ89
Bloomberg Code UNOBCRA UNOBCIA UNOBCOI
MEX ID U2OBSR U2OBSI U2AAAE
Initial Investment £2,500 £100,000 £10,000
Income/ Accumulation Accumulation Accumulation Accumulation

Application forms and KIIDs

Retail A Shares Institutional B Shares Overseas O Shares
KIID Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Key Investor Information (A KIID) Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Key Investor Information (B KIID) Unicorn Outstanding British Companies Key Investor Information (O KIID)
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