Gerrit Smit


Gerrit Smit

Academic Background

  • Hons B.Com. University of Stellenbosch and the University of South Africa. PSM qualification. Business School of the University of Stellenbosch.

Professional Background

  • 25 years’ investment experience as an Equiy Analyst, Chief Investment Strategist and Chief Investment Officer. Sanlam, London.

Showcase Investment Fund

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Showcase Investment Fund

Stonehage Fleming Global Best Ideas


Investment Strategy

Valuation conscious investing using fundamental analysis




Showcase Investment Fund



£ 2,226,200,000



Class B


Ongoing Charges


10 Main Holdings

Holdings % of Fund
PayPal 6.70%
Alphabet 5.70%
Microsoft 5.20%
Adobe 5.10%
Nike 5.10%
Amazon 4.80%
Visa 4.50%
Zoetis 4.30%
Accenture 4.10%
LVMH 4.00%

Table of Returns

The table of returns below show the total, relative and relevant benchmark returns for the fund manager since they first started to manage.

as at: 30 June 2021

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Start Date

16 August 2013


Total Years


Total Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 209.16% 15.5%
10 Year Return
5 Year Return 100.26% 14.9%

Benchmark(s) Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 160.36% 12.99%
10 Year Return
5 Year Return 87.03% 13.34%

Relative Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 48.8% 2.51%
10 Year Return
5 Year Return 13.23% 1.56%


MSCI World, Net €

List of Funds

All equity funds managed by the fund manager

Fund Region Market Cap Focus AUM Notes
Stonehage Fleming Global Best Ideas Global £ 2,226,200,000 -