Fact sheet: Alliance Trust SF Managed

Fund information
Fund name
Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed 2 Inc
Fund manager company
Alliance Trust Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Simon Clementssince 01/02/2013
  • Peter Michaelissince 30/04/2005
Fund objective
The Fund aims for long term growth and to produce some income. It will invest in a broad range of worldwide investments based on the fund manager's view of their long term return prospects. Typically between 45% and 85% will be invested in shares. It will invest only in companies that meet our rules for environmental and social responsibility. For full investment objective and policy details please refer to the Prospectus.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
18.6%
1 Year rank in sector
102/272
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
1.2%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.85%
Fund size
£610m (£487m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
74
Mid price
122.8
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
CF Greenmount31%
Orbis Gbl Bal30.5%
HSBC Wld Seltn Advntr Pfl27.7%
S&W MF27.3%
FP MA DRP VIII26.9%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • No data available.
  • Financials20.4%
    Information Technology19.4%
    Health Care19.4%
    Industrials12.3%
    Consumer Discretionary10%
  • International Equities45.6%
    UK Equities26.7%
    Global Fixed Interest21.2%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents6.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.7%5.6%6.1%18.6%30.9%67.8%
Sector0.7%4.1%6.2%17.2%26%47%
Rank within sector101 / 28944 / 286148 / 281102 / 27272 / 24615 / 209
Quartile2nd1st3rd2nd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.3%11.8%6.1%6%22.1%
Sector3.6%13.3%2.2%5%13.5%
Rank within sector31 / 286184 / 26818 / 252100 / 24212 / 224
Quartile1st3rd1st2nd1st
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.
-0.25
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.
1.21
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.
0.56
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%.
9
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.
3.57
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.
0.31
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high125.3
52 week low104
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price122.8
Region
No data available.
Industry sector
1Financials20.39%
2Information Technology19.36%
3Health Care19.35%
4Industrials12.27%
5Consumer Discretionary9.96%
6Consumer Staples6.58%
7Materials6.16%
8Telecommunications Utilities2.71%
9Utilities2.26%
Asset type
1International Equities45.59%
2UK Equities26.68%
3Global Fixed Interest21.23%
4Cash & Cash Equivalents6.5%
Individual holdings
1PRUDENTIAL PLC2.47%
2ACUITY BRANDS INC2.35%
3ECOLAB INC2.3%
4GLAXOSMITHKLINE2.17%
5THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC2.03%
6TRIMBLE INC1.93%
7ROCHE HLDG AG1.92%
8DNB ASA1.86%
9NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NV1.83%
Management
Fund manager group
Alliance Trust
Fund manager company
Alliance Trust Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims for long term growth and to produce some income. It will invest in a broad range of worldwide investments based on the fund manager's view of their long term return prospects. Typically between 45% and 85% will be invested in shares. It will invest only in companies that meet our rules for environmental and social responsibility. For full investment objective and policy details please refer to the Prospectus.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Simon Clements01/02/2013Simon has worked in fund management since 1998. Before joining Alliance Trust Investments in August 2012, Simon spent 12 years at Aviva Investors (previously Morley Fund Management) where, most recently, he was Head of Global Equities. In his early career, Simon worked as a Portfolio Accountant and Risk and Performance Analyst before joining Aviva Investors to help develop its global equity and SRI propositions. Simon holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia and a graduate diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from Securities Institute of Australia. He is also a CFA charterholder and holds the CFA Society of the UK Investment Management Certificate.
Peter Michaelis30/04/2005Peter has worked in fund management since 2000. Before joining Alliance Trust Investments in August 2012, Peter spent 11 years at Aviva Investors where, most recently, he was Head of Sustainable and Responsible Investment. After completing a PhD in Environmental Economics, Peter started his career working for the Steel Construction Institute as an Environmental Engineer. He then moved to Henderson Global Investors where he worked as an SRI Analyst and Assistant Fund Manager. In 2001 he moved to Aviva Investors, where he was promoted to lead manager on a number of its sustainable investment funds. Peter holds an MA in Physics from Oxford University, an MSc in Energy & Environmental Engineering and a PhD in Environmental Economics. In addition, he holds the CFA Society of the UK Investment Management Certificate.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed 2 Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price122.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGN23
Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed 3 Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£500,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.43%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price164.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGD13
Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed 6 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price151.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI5WQ
Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed 7 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£500,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price153.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI5WR
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