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|Investment House||Standard Life|
|Fund Provider||Standard Life Investments|
|Manager||Harry Nimmo Biography|
|Manager||Alan Rowsell Biography|
Fund Objective The objective of the Fund is to provide capital appreciation. It is intended that income will not be a prime consideration. The investment policy of the Fund is to invest mainly in global smaller company equities (excluding Investment Trusts) and equity type investments. Equity type investments will include convertible stocks, stock exchange listed warrants, Depositary Receipts and any other such investments which entitle the holder to subscribe for or convert into the equity of the company and/or where the share price performance is, in the opinion of the ACD, influenced significantly by the stock market performance of the company's ordinary shares. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and collective investment schemes. Other information regarding the Global Smaller Companies Fund Derivatives will not be used for any purpose other than the efficient portfolio management (including hedging) of the Fund, Profile of the typical investor for whom this Fund is designed: it is intended for investors who wish to participate in the potential capital growth opportunities afforded by investing in an actively managed portfolio of mainly smaller companies from global equity markets. The focused nature of the portfolio makes it suitable for investors who are willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock specific risk. The investor must be able to accept significant temporary losses due to the volatile nature of this area of global equity markets, and should therefore have an investment time horizon of at least 5 years.
|12-Month NAV High||£1.16|
|12-Month NAV Low||£0.84|
|Fund Comparative Index||-|
|Morningstar CategoryTM||Global Small-Cap Equity|
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The value of the fund and the income from it can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. If your fund invests in overseas markets, changes in currency exchange rates may affect the value of your investment. If your fund invests in small and emerging markets, these can be more volatile than other more developed markets. Past performance is not a guide to future returns.
For funds that invest in bonds, please be aware that the price of bonds is influenced by movements in interest rates, changes in the credit rating of bond issuers, and other factors such as inflation and market dynamics. In general, as interest rates rise the price of a bond will fall. The risk of default is based on the issuer's ability to make interest payments and to repay the loan at maturity. Default risk may therefore vary between different government issuers as well as between different corporate issuers.
Some of the performance and risk data presented may start before the share class was launched. If so, the data prior to the launch date of the share class is based on the fund or share class that has similar or higher charges, in order to provide an indication of longer term performance and risk. Please refer to the launch date and performance start date in the fund factsheet to determine whether the data has been extended.Past Performance and Risk & Volatility figures are presented in British Pounds Sterling (GBP). Fund returns are calculated on a Nav to Nav or Bid to Bid basis with income reinvested either after tax (for UK-domiciled funds) or gross of tax (for offshore funds). Performance figures include the effect of the OCF/TER. To cover distribution costs a separate service fee is now also charged on most funds, which is not included in the past performance figures. Consequently the past performance of the fund may be less than that shown on the chart due to the effect of the service fee.