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Past Performance

  • 20th Sep 2015 to 20th Sep 201628.42%
  • 20th Sep 2016 to 20th Sep 20177.01%
  • 20th Sep 2017 to 20th Sep 201814.74%
  • 20th Sep 2018 to 20th Sep 20192.48%
  • 20th Sep 2019 to 20th Sep 2020-10.26%

Objectives and Approach

Investment Objective The Fund aims to increase the value of your investment over a period of 5years or more. Investment Policy The Fund will invest at least 70% in equities (and their related securities) of US companies (those domiciled, incorporated or having significant business in the US and those which are listed in the US) which are selected by the Investment Manager based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria. The Fund is actively managed without reference to a benchmark. The Fund may also invest into other transferable securities, collective investment schemes, money market instruments, cash and deposits and is also able to use derivatives for efficient portfolio management. Performance Benchmark The Fund’s performance can be compared to the S&P 500 (NUK) Index as the index constituents are representative of the type of companies the Fund invests in. NUK means Net Total Return (WHT 15%). NUK is a customised index variant, designed and maintained by S&P, which aligns more closely with this Fund’s withholding tax treatment. Many funds sold in the UK are grouped into sectors by the Investment Association (the trade body that represents UK Investment Managers) to facilitate comparison between funds with broadly similar characteristics. This Fund is classified in the IA North America sector. Performance data on funds within this sector may be prepared and published by data providers and will be used when evaluating the performance of this Fund. The IA sector most closely reflects the combination of assets in the Fund.

Key Information

Inception 26th Jun 2006
Yield 0%
Sector FO Equity - USA
Fund Size £2233.000mn
Fund Type SICV
Classification Accumulation


Total Ongoing Charges 
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Initial Charge 0%
AMC 0.80%
Our Platform Charge
We charge a platform fee starting at 0.35% for the first £250,000 of assets. Our charges for assets above £250,000 are shown on our rates and charges sheet

Cost and Charges Information

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Account Type

  • Investment Account
  • Stocks & Shares ISA
  • SIPP

Annual charges

These are the annual costs based on an initial investment amount of over 1 year assuming a net zero growth rate

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Our annual fee

Our annual fee

Includes our platform fee at 0.35% per annum for Funds (up to £250,000) and Stocks & Shares (min £24 max £240), plus SIPP administration fee (if applicable, only charged if <£30,000 held) - see here
Dealing charges

Dealing charges

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Product provider costs

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Cumulative effect of charges on your investment's return

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lump sum invested with an assumed growth rate of 1 year years
What you might get back at  with no charges applied

What you might get back at  with no charges applied

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Annual charges

Annual charges

These are the annual costs based on an initial investment amount of assuming a net zero growth rate
Effect of charges on return (%)

Effect of charges on return (%)

These are the overall costs in percentage terms, based on an initial investment amount of assuming a growth rate
Effect of charges on return (£)

Effect of charges on return (£)

These are the overall costs in monetary value, based on an initial investment amount of assuming a growth rate
What you might get back at with charges applied

What you might get back at with charges applied

These are the illustrative values of a investment after growth and costs at the end of the defined period

This illustration is not a forecast of future investment performance but merely a means to demonstrate the potential impact of costs and charges for an assumed return of . Whilst we make reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of third party charges information, this is intended for illustrative purposes only and should not be relied upon. We do not warrant or represent that this information is accurate, complete or up to date, therefore we accept no responsibility or liability for its use


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          0.40% 0.35% 18.05% -10.26% 5.52% 45.00%

          Important Information
          Headline performance can mask the true characteristics of a fund. Without fully understanding how a fund is managed, you may inadvertently become exposed to an undesirable level of risk to your capital. Some funds carry a dilution levy which reduces the number of units realised on any initial investment as an initial charge. If this fund carries such a levy it should be detailed in the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), which we must provide and you should read before investing.

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        Important Documents

        The documents listed below are the latest versions made available to our data provider by the fund management group, but may not necessarily reflect the applicable charges that would be levied should you purchase this fund via Charles Stanley Direct. You should treat the charges and other figures shown in the 'Overview' tab as accurate.

        Fund Provider Factsheet
        The Fact Sheet is supplied on a monthly basis by the management group and provides limited information on the fund. Past performance data and a review of how the fund has performed are commonly featured.
        530,137 bytes PDF Document; last updated 31 Aug 2020
        Key Investor Information Document This document, issued by the product provider, provides key information about an investment product. The information is required by law to help potential investors understand the nature, risks, costs, potential gains and losses of the product and enable comparison with other products.
        103,077 bytes PDF Document; last updated 19 May 2020
        Annual Report A report published by the Fund Management Group detailing the progress of the fund during the course of the previous 12 months. The information provided includes a financial statement for the group as a whole.
        12,505,231 bytes PDF Document; last updated 30 Apr 2020
        Semi Annual Report Published periodically through the course of the financial year of the fund, the report provides an overview of the fund's performance and the prospects for the remainder of the year. Included are portfolio changes (i.e. which stocks have been bought and sold), and changes in the geographical breakdown during the course of the previous 12 months.
        9,707,498 bytes PDF Document; last updated 31 Oct 2019
        Prospectus This is a formal document which contains details of the funds' objectives, investment strategies, risks, performance, distribution policy, fees and expenses and, fund management style.  A fund’s prospectus must be lodged with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for authorisation.
        5,245,516 bytes PDF Document; last updated 31 Dec 2019

        Management Team

        Angel Agudo has managed this fund for 6 years and 3 months.

        Angel Agudo Angel Agudo joined Fidelity in 2005 as an analyst covering European banks, Media, Iberian stocks, Construction, and European Industrials. He went on to become assistant Portfolio Manager on the FF Global Opportunities Fund (SICAV), and subsequently, the FF Global Industrials Fund (SICAV). In January 2011 he began co-managing FF Global Industrials Fund (SICAV) until February 2012. In November 2011, Angel also took on the responsibility of managing a US Equity pilot fund seeded by Fidelity with a value style bias. He became the lead portfolio manager for the FIF American Special Situations Fund (OEIC) in December 2012 with responsibility for the FF America Fund (SICAV) from June 2014.Angel started his career with Orla in 1997 in medical equipment design and sales, before moving to LVMH in IT and Operations. He holds an MBA from IMD Business School Lausanne and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from ICAI (Madrid).

        Manager Cumulative Performance v Peer Group

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        All funds managed by Angel

        Name of Security Sole/Co Managed Since
        Fidelity American Spec Sit Co Dec 2012

        Investment involves risk. You may get back less than invested.