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
The Fund’s proposition is to achieve a target return 3 month £ Libor + 4% 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.
The Fund aims to achieve capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities issued by companies that are engaged, whether by way of research and development, and/or in the provision of services, or in the transformational adoption of such services, in the main activities currently associated with artificial intelligence. The Fund launched in July 2017 and is managed by Chris Ford and Tim Day.
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.
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.
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 Stephen Bonnyman who has over 20 years of investment experience covering the global materials industry.
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.
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.
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.
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 Short-Dated Corporate Bond Fund
The aim of the Fund is to achieve income returns greater than the UK Base Rate. The Fund will invest the majority of its Net Asset Value in a variety of Sterling, US Dollar and Euro short-dated investment grade corporate bonds of no more than 6 years maturity. The Fund may invest up to a maximum of 30% of its Net Assets in government, agency or Supranational bonds and short-dated Gilts.
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.
The Fund aims to provide some protection against inflation by investing primarily in investment grade inflation-linked bonds. It may also invest in nominal bonds and other debt securities issued within developed markets around the world. The Fund is created for investors who want to gain inflation-linked exposure to differing monetary and economic cycles. The Fund is managed by Thomas Wells, assisted by Ian Kenny, Head of Fixed Income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Capital at risk. The value of investments and the income from them 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. Further information is available in the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), the risk section of the Fund’s prospectus and the Fund Factsheet. Please read the KIID before making any investment decision.