Close Fund Managers has added impetus to the assertion investing in the UK's biggest companies do...
Close Fund Managers has added impetus to the assertion investing in the UK's biggest companies do not offer opportunities on a par with the tiddler stocks.
According to Close FM, its AIM listed stocks fund has outperformed the FTSE 100 by more than 90% over the past five years.
The Close Beacon Investment Fund - which invests in AIM stocks - outperformed the FTSE 100 by 92% in the five years to 30 April 2001 and also topped the UK Smaller Companies Sector outperforming its average by 107.6%.
Fund manager Andrew Buchanan, who has run the fund since its launch six years ago, said:
"The Alternative Investment market is the UK's main market for exciting companies with significant growth prospects. Investors can access 545 companies from a wide range of sectors."
The Fund's top holdings include Minorplanet, LTG, Comino, NMT, Photoscan, Aurion, Blooms of Bressingham and Genus.
Fund investments can be placed in an ISA and also qualifies for Pep transfers.
Minimum investment is £1000, with an initial charge is 5% and annual management charge is 1.5%.
Initial commission is 3% with a 0.5% renewal fee on ISAs and PEP transfers.
Further information about the fund can be found at www.closefm.com
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