iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc) ISIN IE00B3VWM098, Ticker CUS1


Strategy of iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc)

Investment strategy

The MSCI USA Small Cap (total return) index tracks US small cap stocks.


MSCI USA Small Cap (1)

Equity (678) United States (133) Small Cap (11)


GBP 228.12
213.13 52 weeks low/high 242.03
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc)


GBP 391 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Optimized sampling)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 14.15% Risk category
Inception Date 01 July 2009
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 19 Months


0.43% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.02% Compare 1.40%
Compare (Equity)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Open-ended Investment Company (OEIC)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider iShares
Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor -
Custodian Bank State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Revision Company Deloitte
Fiscal Year End 31 July
Swiss representative BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG
Swiss paying agent State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich, Zurich Branch

Tax Status

Germany Tax transparent
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive -

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager Bank of New York Mellon
Securities lending Yes
Securities lending counterparty Barclays Bank PLC | Barclays Capital Securities Ltd. | BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC | BNP Paribas SA | Citigroup Global Markets Ltd | Citigroup Inc | Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd. | Deutsche Bank AG | Goldman Sachs International | HSBC Bank PLC | J.P. Morgan Securities plc | JP Morgan Chase & Co | macquarie bank limited | Merrill Lynch International | Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc | Nomura International Plc | Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB | Société Générale SA | The Bank of Nova Scotia |

Performance of iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc)


1 year: 3.73%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
-2.62% 6.10% 43.53% 0.92% 13.05%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
2.07% -4.01% -2.12% 3.73% 36.80%

Description of iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc)

The iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc) invests in stocks with focus Small Cap, United States. The dividends in the fund are reinvested (accumulating).

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.43% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying a selection of the most relevant index constituents (sampling technique). The iShares MSCI USA Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc) has 391m GBP assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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