A fledgling small-cap fund takes flight

Launching a new fund at a relatively unknown fund manager? How do you make a splash? What about returning over 70% in the first 14 months? It might sound unlikely, but that’s just what Miton has achieved with its CF Miton UK Smaller Companies fund.

While you may not have heard of the Reading-based firm, chances are you know of the fund’s manager Gervais Williams. Formerly of Gartmore, Williams has a solid reputation as a small-cap stock-picker. In fact, says Jeff Prestridge in The Mail on Sunday, Williams, who meets up to seven companies a day, has made “hunting down [...]

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