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Polar Capital North American R USD Inc

Ranked 114 out of 877 in - US over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Holliman

Born in Edinburgh 1975, Andrew Holliman stuck to his Scottish roots by choosing to study Business Studies at Edinburgh University and then joining leading independent Scottish asset management group Baillie Gifford in 1997. His first year with the group was spent as an investment analyst in the US department before he moved to the UK smaller companies team. Deciding his future lay in the US market, he returned to the US department, where he spent four years, managing the Baillie Gifford American fund from October 2000. Holliman moved on from Baillie Gifford early in 2004 to manage the Threadneedle American Growth fund. He then moved to Polar Capital in 2011 where he runs the Polar Capital North America Fund alongside Richard Wilson.

Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson joined Polar Capital in 2011 and is manager of the North American Fund. Prior to Polar Capital, he worked at Threadneedle and Merrill Lynch. Richard holds a first class MA (Hons) in History of Art from the University of Edinburgh. He is a CFA charterholder.

Objective

To achieve long term capital appreciation. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of securities of North American companies. The Investment Manager will invest in large, medium and small capitalisation companies depending on market liquidity and as it judges the available opportunities.

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Performance

US over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 114/877 Total Return
  • Rank 226/877 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1/877 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.5% 4.8% 5.1%
2016 8.3% -1.8% 0.9% 5.3% 3.8%
2015 2.4% 3.2% -0.9% -5.7% 6.1%
2014 9.8% 1.0% 4.7% -1.5% 5.4%
2013 32.2% 10.2% 3.4% 6.1% 9.3%
2012 15.2% 12.8% -3.9% 4.8% 1.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alphabet Inc ORD 5.68
Anthem Inc ORD 4.11
Facebook Inc ORD 3.58
PepsiCo Inc ORD 3.56
Ametek Inc ORD 3.51
Citigroup Inc ORD 3.44
Union Pacific Corp ORD 3.19
Visa Inc ORD 2.95
S&P Global Inc ORD 2.88
Berkshire Hathaway Inc ORD 2.87
31/05/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Jersey
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/11/2011
  • Share Class size2,292Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B5KSKH55

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.35%
  • Initial investment5

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