Fact sheet: Aegon Retirement II Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Aegon Retirement II Pn ARC
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
Underlying fund
Scot Eq Retirement Pn
Fund objective
This fund is designed for investors who intend to buy an annuity when they retire. If you are in a lifestyle fund (non-BlackRock Aquila) and are within one year of your selected retirement date (SRD), you will automatically be switched into this fund. This fund aims to help preserve the size of pension you can buy through an annuity by investing 75% of the fund in long-dated UK government bonds (gilts) through our Long Gilt fund.The remaining 25% of the fund is invested in our Cash fund, so you can take the maximum tax-free cash sum you’re entitled to when you retire, based on current legislation. You should be aware that, if you don’t move your investment on your SRD, you will remain in this fund until you tell us what you want to do with your pension.
Benchmark
  • LIBOR 3 month GBP
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
-
1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
PN Sterling Fixed Interest
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m
Bid price
104.3952
Offer price
104.3952
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW IPL F&C Real Dynamic LDI Pn41.3%
OMW IPL F&C Sht Pr Rl Dn LDI Pn39.5%
OMW IPL F&C Nominal Dyn LDI Pn33%
OMW IPL LGIM 2055IdxLkdGltPn24.3%
OMW IPL LGIMOvr15Yr I LGltPn22.9%
...more in PN Sterling Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.4%-9.4%2.2%---
Sector-2.3%-6.6%4.6%9.3%23.9%33.7%
Rank within sector142 / 178158 / 17972 / 177---
Quartile4th4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-----
Sector10.5%-1.2%13.9%-1.7%6.6%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
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Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
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Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
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Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
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Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
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Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
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R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
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Price movement
52 week high116.63
52 week low101.41
Current bid price104.4
Current offer price104.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK69.8%
2Money Market30.2%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds75.2%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents24.8%
Asset type
1UK Gilts75.21%
2Money Market24.79%
Individual holdings
1SE LONG GILT PEN75.2%
2SE CASH PEN24.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund is designed for investors who intend to buy an annuity when they retire. If you are in a lifestyle fund (non-BlackRock Aquila) and are within one year of your selected retirement date (SRD), you will automatically be switched into this fund. This fund aims to help preserve the size of pension you can buy through an annuity by investing 75% of the fund in long-dated UK government bonds (gilts) through our Long Gilt fund.The remaining 25% of the fund is invested in our Cash fund, so you can take the maximum tax-free cash sum you’re entitled to when you retire, based on current legislation. You should be aware that, if you don’t move your investment on your SRD, you will remain in this fund until you tell us what you want to do with your pension.
Benchmark
  • LIBOR 3 month GBP
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aegon Retirement II Pn ARC
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price104.3952
Offer price104.3952
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN3SC
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