This is an interesting UK Fund and may appeal to some investors. The Fund is run by Keith Ashworth-Lord and he has had a loyal following since establishing the fund in 2011. This a pure stock picking fund and its USP is the proprietary data he has built up over more than 15 years. The fund is all cap but tends to focus on smaller cap (i.e. smaller companies rather than FTSE 100 companies).
The performance speaks for itself and it has achieved this with relatively low volatility. Keith explained that much of this might be due to his approach of fencing off as much risk as possible. He avoids sectors like mining, oil, banks and blue-sky pharma, because he doesn’t understand the metrics of the firms….read more