Smith & Williamson funds

Smith & Williamson's range of both onshore and offshore, FCA authorised or recognised, funds cover equities, cash and fixed interest. All our funds are ISA qualifying.

The value of investments may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the original amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Please read the Key Investor Information Document (KIID) before making any investment decision.

This information is for professional advisers only it is not for use by retail investors.

  • Equities (Long/Short)
  • Equities (Long)
  • Fixed Income
  • Multimanager
  • Cash

Fund propositions

Equities (Long/Short)

Smith & Williamson Enterprise Fund

The Fund’s proposition is to achieve a target return of 8-10% per annum irrespective of market conditions, aiming to maximise upside whilst controlling downside by going ‘short’ as well as ‘long’ of stocks under the investment powers of UCITS UK rules. The Fund has been run by Rupert Fleming and Mark Swain since launch in 2006 and they were joined by Mark Boucher in 2013.

Equities (Long)

Smith & Williamson Blairmore Global Equity Fund

The Fund aims to achieve capital appreciation through investment in an actively managed long only portfolio consisting primarily of global equities. Patrick Smiley and Nick Peppiatt have been managing the Fund since 1997.

Smith & Williamson European Equity Fund

The Fund aims to achieve long-term growth of capital primarily through investment in Europe. The Fund is managed by using a disciplined screening process that focuses on attractive company characteristics, which we believe the market rewards over time.

Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Income & Growth Fund

This Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in the Pacific Basin region including Japan and Australasia. As well as investing in large companies, Jane also endeavours to find undiscovered smaller companies. Jane Andrews has been managing the Fund for over 20 years.

Smith & Williamson Global Gold and Resources Fund

The Fund primarily invests in the shares of gold mining, precious metal-related, and resources-based companies quoted on recognised and eligible markets. It aims to deliver capital growth. The Fund is managed by AGF (a minority shareholder of Smith & Williamson) in Toronto by Ani Markova who has 18 years investment experience.

Smith & Williamson Mid Ocean World Investment Fund

The Fund aims to achieve income return and capital appreciation. The Fund will endeavor to achieve its objective by investing the majority of its Net Asset Value in equity and equity-related securities and debt securities.

Smith & Williamson North American Equity Fund

To achieve long-term growth of capital primarily through investment in securities quoted on markets in North America. In order to achieve the Fund's objective, the strategy will be to invest in a wide range of companies, large and small, which reflect growth opportunities in various sectors of the North American and global economies.

Smith & Williamson Oriental Growth Fund

Jane Andrews has over 25 years experience working within the markets in the Far East. The Oriental Growth Fund seeks to capture the potential of the Asia ex-Japan markets. Jane uses her expertise to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in Asia and the Pacific region, excluding Japan but including Australasia.

Smith & Williamson UK Equity Growth Fund

The Fund aims to achieve long-term growth of capital primarily through investment in the UK.  Managed by Mark Boucher and assisted by Rupert Fleming, the Fund looks at UK companies with good prospects for above average growth. The team has considerable experience of managing UK equity funds.

Smith & Williamson UK Equity Income Fund

The Fund aims to achieve a high and growing level of income over the long-term primarily through investment in the UK. Managed by Tineke Frikkee, the Fund looks to invest in companies with an above average yield but which at the same time may be reasonably expected to increase their dividends.

Fixed Income

Smith & Williamson Fixed Interest Fund

The Smith & Williamson Fixed Interest Fund has been run by John Anderson since July 2014. The Fund aims to achieve a high level of income through investment primarily in a variety of investment grade fixed interest instruments. There is no geographical restriction, but the managers have a preference for UK and European companies.

Smith & Williamson Medium-Dated Corporate Bond Fund

Designed to take advantage of the ongoing low interest rate environment, the Medium-Dated Corporate Bond Fund was launched in July 2012. Created for investors who want to make a duration call, the Fund is managed by Ian Kenny and assisted by Thomas Wells, and aims to provide investors with a positive income and total returns through a disciplined approach focusing on quality of credit with investment predominantly in medium-dated investment grade corporate bonds (6 - 12 years maturity).

Smith & Williamson Short-Dated Corporate Bond Fund

The first-to-market Smith & Williamson Short-Dated Corporate Bond Fund launched at the end of April 2009 and is designed to be an attractive complement to cash. Adopting a cautious approach, the Fund is managed by Ian Kenny and assisted by Thomas Wells, and aims to provide a higher yield than cash without excessive credit risk by investing predominantly in short-dated investment grade corporate bonds.

Multimanager

Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund

The Fund looks to achieve long-term steady capital growth through primarily investing at least 50% of assets in zero dividend preference shares and synthetic zeros. It can also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, collective investment schemes and warrants when appropriate. The Fund has been managed by James Burns since 2001 and the assistant fund manager has been Genevra Banszky von Ambroz since January 2014.

The name of the Fund changed from Smith & Williamson MM Cautious Growth Fund to Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund on 6 October 2016, to more accurately reflect the performance objective of its IA sector.

Smith & Williamson MM Endurance Balanced Fund

The Fund aims to achieve a return by combining both long-term capital growth with the generation of some income. The Fund will invest primarily in regulated collective investment schemes globally, but will maintain a UK bias. Whilst investing primarily in open-ended funds, there is also the flexibility to utilise both open and closed ended funds within a multi asset capability, thereby increasing potential for total return. The Fund has been run by James Burns since 2007 who is assisted by Genevra Banszky von Ambroz.

Smith & Williamson MM Global Investment Fund

This UK-domiciled Fund has been actively managed by James Burns since 2005 and assistant fund manager Genevra Banszky von Ambroz since January 2014. James and Genevra look to achieve long-term growth of capital, together with the generation of some income, through investment in the UK and overseas. James has designed the fund to replicate a growth-orientated private client portfolio in a single holding suitable for those wishing to invest for capital growth.

Cash

Smith & Williamson Cash Fund

With 31 years experience working in the City, Beverley Purkiss manages the Smith & Williamson Cash Fund with the aim of achieving a high rate of interest and ready access to capital via investment in sterling money markets. The Fund is designed for those looking for a cash fund with a spread of counterparty risk.

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