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Fundsmith Equity

Ranked 193 out of 2873 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Terry Smith

Terry Smith was born and is currently based in London where he is the CEO of Fundsmith. He studied history at University College Cardiff and went on to attend The Management College in Henley. Terry has accumulated a large amount of experience in a number of roles including CEO of Collins Stewart and working at UBS Philips & Drew. In 2010 he set up Fundsmith where he runs the Fundsmith Equity Fund, a large cap global equity portfolio. Outside of work Terry enjoys shooting and other sports including rugby and skiing.

Objective

The Fundsmith Equity Fund will invest in equities on a global basis. The Company’s approach is to be a long-term investor in its chosen stocks. It will not adopt short-term trading strategies. The aim of the Company is to achieve long term growth in value.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.

Performance

Global over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 193/2873 Total Return
  • Rank 2084/2873 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1932/2873 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
191 T. Rowe Price Global Equity (Hedged)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

21.4%

192 AB SICAV I-Concentrated Global Equity Pf I USD USD

21.4%

193 Fundsmith Equity I Class Acc (ST DR) USD

21.4%

194 Trinity Street Global Equity A EUR USD

21.3%

195 ING Private Investment SICAV SIF Global I EUR USD

21.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 9.7%
2016 7.6% 4.2% 1.4% 5.0% -3.0%
2015 9.6% 0.8% 1.0% -2.2% 10.0%
2014 16.4% 2.1% 5.4% -0.1% 8.3%
2013 28.0% 10.8% 2.5% 4.8% 7.6%
2012 18.0% 9.3% -0.7% 6.9% 1.7%
2011 7.8% 2.2% 5.9% -7.1% 7.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
C R Bard Inc ORD 5.52
Amadeus IT Group SA ORD 5.14
IDEXX Laboratories Inc ORD 5.11
Stryker Corp ORD 4.92
Microsoft Corp ORD 4.88
PayPal Holdings Inc ORD 4.41
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC ORD 4.40
Waters Corp ORD 4.25
PepsiCo Inc ORD 4.24
Philip Morris International Inc ORD 4.08
30/04/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/11/2010
  • Share Class size5,106Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B41YBW71

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.90%
  • Initial investment0

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).