Fact sheet: BlackRock SF Impc Wld Equi

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity A2
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Anna Hawleysince 19/08/2015
Fund objective
The BlackRock Impact World Equity Fund seeks to achieve exposure to equity securities with a measurable positive societal impact. The Fund will seek to achieve this investment objective by taking long and synthetic long exposures. The Fund will seek to gain at least 80% of its investment exposure directly through equities and equity-related securities (including derivatives) of, or giving exposure to, companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in developed markets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in equities and equity related securities (including derivatives) and, when determined appropriate, cash and near-cash instruments. In order to achieve its investment objective and policy, the Fund will invest in a variety of investment strategies and instruments. In particular, the Fund will use the BlackRock Impact Methodology (as described in the Glossary) and quantitative (i.e. mathematical or statistical) models in order to achieve a systematic (i.e. rule based) approach to stock selection. This means that stocks will be selected and weightings allocated based on their positive measurable societal impact and on forecasts of risk and transaction costs.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World Net
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
5.6%
1 Year rank in sector
230/474
Sector
FO Equity - International
Yield
-
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.
1.07%
Fund size
£222m (£198m last year)
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA57.9%
    Japan9.7%
    UK6.2%
    Canada4.3%
    France3.5%
  • Financials16.4%
    Information Technology14.6%
    Health Care12.8%
    Consumer Discretionary12.8%
    Industrials10.9%
  • US Equities57.9%
    Japanese Equities9.7%
    UK Equities6.2%
    Canadian Equities4.3%
    French Equities3.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.5%1.5%3.8%5.6%--
Sector2.9%0.7%5.1%6.1%16.8%56%
Rank within sector98 / 500214 / 497263 / 487230 / 474--
Quartile1st2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.8%----
Sector6.8%0.7%6%21.3%12.7%
Rank within sector237 / 475----
Quartile2nd
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 high102.71
52 week low85.99
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price103.93
Region
1USA57.89%
2Japan9.67%
3UK6.17%
4Canada4.29%
5France3.46%
6Switzerland3.44%
7Germany3.37%
8Australia2.37%
9Sweden1.62%
Industry sector
1Financials16.44%
2Information Technology14.59%
3Health Care12.84%
4Consumer Discretionary12.79%
5Industrials10.9%
6Consumer Staples9.58%
7Energy6.19%
8Materials5.41%
9Real Estate3.7%
Asset type
1US Equities57.89%
2Japanese Equities9.67%
3UK Equities6.17%
4Canadian Equities4.29%
5French Equities3.46%
6Swiss Equities3.44%
7German Equities3.37%
8Australian Equities2.37%
9Swedish Equities1.62%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC2.08%
2MICROSOFT CORP1.77%
3ALPHABET INC1.34%
4HOME DEPOT INC1.09%
5TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC1%
6JOHNSON & JOHNSON0.97%
7TOYOTA MOTOR CORP0.97%
8LOWES COMPANIES INC0.92%
9ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC0.88%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The BlackRock Impact World Equity Fund seeks to achieve exposure to equity securities with a measurable positive societal impact. The Fund will seek to achieve this investment objective by taking long and synthetic long exposures. The Fund will seek to gain at least 80% of its investment exposure directly through equities and equity-related securities (including derivatives) of, or giving exposure to, companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in developed markets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in equities and equity related securities (including derivatives) and, when determined appropriate, cash and near-cash instruments. In order to achieve its investment objective and policy, the Fund will invest in a variety of investment strategies and instruments. In particular, the Fund will use the BlackRock Impact Methodology (as described in the Glossary) and quantitative (i.e. mathematical or statistical) models in order to achieve a systematic (i.e. rule based) approach to stock selection. This means that stocks will be selected and weightings allocated based on their positive measurable societal impact and on forecasts of risk and transaction costs.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World Net
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Anna Hawley19/08/2015
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Sweden
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity A2
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.93
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFWQO
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity D2
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price109.79
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFWQP
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity E2
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.57%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price114.97
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFX3I
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity I2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10469.86
CurrencyJPY
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFX3K
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity I2 Hedged
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11003.23
CurrencyJPY
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFX3J
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity X2RF
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.08%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.75
CurrencyGBP
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFWQQ
BlackRock SF Impact World Equity X5
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price217.83
CurrencyAUD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE1PU
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