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Premier discounts smaller companies fund


Premier Portfolio Managers is offering its Isa investors a 1 per cent discount on its UK Smaller Companies Fund until July 1.


The fund which is celebrating its first anniversary has returned over 17 per cent since its launch.


The fund&#39s objective is to achieve long term capital growth through investment in smaller companies, as defined by the Extended Hoare Govett Smaller Companies Index.


It currently invests in 25 companies with stockmarket capitalisations of between £50m to £450m and focuses exclusively on the UK.

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