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LF UK Focus Fund

Fund launch date 29/09/2003
Fund size £329,210,000.00
Number of holdings 43
Managed by current team for 18 years
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The Fund

The LF Liontrust UK Focus Fund is a concentrated, high conviction fund comprised of three sub-portfolios, run by Chris Field, Imran Sattar and Mike Totton respectively. Each manager invests primarily in FTSE 350 stocks with the ability to invest up to 20% in overseas equities. The Fund aims to deliver a total return after costs and charges, combining income and capital growth, in excess of its benchmark over any five-year period.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income generated from it can fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you originally invested.
Key Information
Manager Inception Date of Fund
29/09/2003
Class Launch Date
13/09/2012
Comparator Benchmark 1
FTSE All Share
Comparator Benchmark 2
IA UK All Companies
Price
Single Price
197.510p
Offer Price
-
Price Date
20/05/2022

Awards and Ratings

Morningstar Sustainability rated 4 Morningstar Sustainability Rating: 4

Meet the team

Chris Field, Imran Sattar and Mike Totton all joined Liontrust in April 2022 as part of the acquisition of Majedie Asset Management and are members of the Global Fundamental team. Chris has 35 years’ experience managing funds and co-founded Majedie in 2002. He is also co-manager of the LF Liontrust UK Equity Fund and is deputy manager of the Edinburgh Investment Trust. Imran has 25 years’ experience managing UK equity funds. Before joining Majedie in 2018, Imran was a fund manager at Blackrock. He is also responsible for co-manging the LF Liontrust UK Equity Fund. Mike has nine years’ industry experience and worked at RBS prior to joining Majedie in 2013.

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Our Investment Process

The LF Liontrust UK Focus Fund is a concentrated, high-conviction fund, constructed using three sub-portfolios, run by Chris Field, Imran Sattar and Mike Totton. 
The Fund is a focused, bottom-up stock picking strategy that has a flexible investment process that avoids inbuilt style biases. This flexible approach is the natural by-product of the multi-manager structure.
Each manager focuses on shares which, in their view, offer the best risk/reward profiles, whilst ensuring that the portfolios are well balanced and risk is carefully targeted.
ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations are embedded across the investment approach. 
The fund managers are first and foremost stock pickers. However macro-economic research is also woven into the team’s bottom-up analysis.
Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income generated from it can fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you originally invested.

Performance

Performance since fund launch date

Discrete performance (%)

As at previous quarter 12 months ending: Mar 22 Mar 21 Mar 20 Mar 19 Mar 18
LF Liontrust UK Focus -3.5 37.9 -21.8 8.0 0.1
FTSE All Share 13.0 26.7 -18.5 6.4 1.2
IA UK All Companies 5.4 38.0 -19.2 2.9 2.7

Cumulative performance (%)

As at previous day end 1 month 3 months 6 months YTD 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years Since Inception
LF Liontrust UK Focus -6.0 -6.6 -18.2 -18.5 -12.0 -3.8 1.2 126.5 416.3
FTSE All Share -3.1 -1.3 0.6 -1.4 5.6 12.9 19.6 113.2 283.5
IA UK All Companies -3.8 -4.3 -7.2 -8.4 -2.7 10.2 15.2 111.9 257.0

Source: FE fundinfo as at 20/05/2022. Performance figures are shown in GBX. Total return performance figures are calculated net of costs and charges, on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Where applicable the quartile rank is for the primary share class within the sector. If your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation the return may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations.

Current positioning

Top 10 Holdings (%)

3I GROUP PLC ORD 8.29
SHELL PLC 7.01
ASCENTIAL PLC 6.75
AVEVA GROUP 6.08
RELX PLC 5.10
ESSENTRA PLC 3.84
ST JAMES`S PLACE PLC 3.75
SERCO GROUP PLC 3.49
RS GROUP PLC 3.33
EQUIFAX INC 3.29

Sector Breakdown (%)

Consumer Discretionary 21.25
Industrials 21.16
Financials 20.70
Technology 15.02
Energy 7.01
Consumer Staples 4.19
Health Care 3.67
Basic Materials 3.40
Cash Derivatives 2.52
Utilities 1.03

Geographic Breakdown (%)

UK
84.92
USA
9.96
Money Market
2.52
Canada
1.45
Switzerland
1.12

Source: Liontrust as at 29/04/2022.

Additional Information
Minimum initial investment
£100,000
Minimum additional investment
£5,000
Ex-dividend date
30 June, 31 December
Distribution date
31 August, 28 February
Sedol code
B7S3QT0
ISIN code
GB00B7S3QT06
Charges
Initial charge
-
Ongoing Charges Figure
0.85%
Included within the OCF is the Annual Management Charge
0.85%
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How to invest in Liontrust funds

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For any new application or transfer enquiry, please email Link Group: investorservices@linkgroup.co.uk.

Key Risks 

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income generated from it can fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you originally invested. The issue of units/shares in Liontrust Funds may be subject to an initial charge, which will have an impact on the realisable value of the investment, particularly in the short term. Investments should always be considered as long term.

Investment in the Fund involves foreign currencies and may be subject to fluctuations in value due to movements in exchange rates. The Fund holds a concentrated portfolio of stocks, if the price of one of these stocks should move significantly, this may have a notable effect on the value of the portfolio.

Disclaimer

This is a marketing communication. Before making an investment, you should read the relevant Prospectus and the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), which provide full product details including investment charges and risks. These documents can be obtained, free of charge, from www.liontrust.co.uk or direct from Liontrust. Always research your own investments. If you are not a professional investor please consult a regulated financial adviser regarding the suitability of such an investment for you and your personal circumstances.

This should not be construed as advice for investment in any product or security mentioned, an offer to buy or sell units/shares of Funds mentioned, or a solicitation to purchase securities in any company or investment product. Examples of stocks are provided for general information only to demonstrate our investment philosophy. The investment being promoted is for units in a fund, not directly in the underlying assets. It contains information and analysis that is believed to be accurate at the time of publication, but is subject to change without notice. Whilst care has been taken in compiling the content of this document, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by Liontrust as to its accuracy or completeness, including for external sources (which may have been used) which have not been verified. It should not be copied, forwarded, reproduced, divulged or otherwise distributed in any form whether by way of fax, email, oral or otherwise, in whole or in part without the express and prior written consent of Liontrust.

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