Fact sheet: CG Gearing Portfolio

Fund information
Fund name
CG Gearing Portfolio
Fund manager company
CG Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Peter Spillersince 06/11/2001
  • Alastair Laingsince 03/01/2011
Fund objective
To achieve absolute returns through active asset allocation across equities, bonds and commodities. Equity investments are made in quoted closed ended trusts and other collective investment vehicles.
Benchmark
  • 3M USD Libor
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.8%
1 Year rank in sector
3/38
Sector
FO Fixed Int - USD
Yield
-
Fund size
£218m
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.
27
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Ashmore Emg Mkt Sovrn Dbt17.4%
CG Gearing Portfolio14.8%
StanLife Inv EmMktDt11.7%
First State Emg Mkts Bd11.3%
Nordea 1 Unconstrnd Bd10.5%
...more in FO Fixed Int - USD

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • No data available.
  • No data available.
  • Global Index Linked36%
    Others35%
    Preference Shares20%
    Global Government Fixed Interest5%
    Money Market3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.9%3.2%5.8%14.8%24.2%31.7%
Sector0.6%1.3%-0.1%5.7%8%14.4%
Rank within sector13 / 404 / 401 / 403 / 384 / 313 / 21
Quartile2nd1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.9%13.3%4%4.9%0.6%
Sector1%5%-0.5%3.4%0%
Rank within sector7 / 403 / 385 / 3613 / 316 / 27
Quartile1st1st1st2nd1st
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.
5.13
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.
0.77
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.
1.04
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%.
3.53
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.
2.97
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.
1.51
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.
0.32
Price movement
52 week high31146.22
52 week low27485.18
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price31146.22
Region
No data available.
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Global Index Linked36%
2Others35%
3Preference Shares20%
4Global Government Fixed Interest5%
5Money Market3%
6Commodity & Energy1%
Individual holdings
1US I/L 0.125% IL 15/01/20236.4%
2UK I/L 0.125% IL 22/11/20196%
3UK I/L 0.125% IL 22/11/20175.8%
4NORTH ATLANTIC SMALLER COMPANIES IT4.7%
5US I/L 0.125% IL 15/01/20223.8%
6UK TRSY 0.125% IL 03/243.1%
7CIVITAS SOCIAL HOUSING PLC1.7%
8PROSPECT JAPAN FUND LTD ORD USD0.011.7%
9RIGHTS & ISSUES INVESTMENT TRUST CAP1.7%
Management
Fund manager group
CG Asset Management
Fund manager company
CG Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
To achieve absolute returns through active asset allocation across equities, bonds and commodities. Equity investments are made in quoted closed ended trusts and other collective investment vehicles.
Benchmark
  • 3M USD Libor
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Peter Spiller06/11/2001Peter founded CGAM in 2001 and has managed the fund since inception. Prior to founding CGAM Peter was a partner and strategy director for Cazenove Capital Management and a US equity investor at Capel Cure & Myers. Peter was educated at Wellington College and Christ Church, Oxford.
Alastair Laing03/01/2011Alastair has managed the fund since joining CGAM in 2011. Alastair joined CGAM from HgCapital LLP (a pan- European private equity fund) and previously worked with the mergers and acquisitions team at Deloi e LLP. Alastair was educated at Edinburgh University and was an MBA scholar at the London Business School. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Accountants of Scotland.
Compliance
Reporting Fund Status
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Cayman Islands, United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
CG Gearing Portfolio
Initial charge1%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.11%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price31146.22
CurrencyGBP
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG4H4
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