Fact sheet: Canlife BlkRk UK SSits Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Canlife BlackRock UK Special Situations Pn PS4 Acc
Fund manager company
Canada Life Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Roland Arnoldsince 31/07/2012
  • Luke Chappellsince 21/07/2015
Underlying fund
BlackRock UK Special Sits
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom and will normally have an emphasis on small and medium sized companies which are those companies whose market capitalisation is lower than that of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index. The market capitalisation of a company is the share price of the company multiplied by the number of shares issued. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
4.6%
1 Year rank in sector
451/845
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£3m (£5m 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.
87
Bid price
381.4
Offer price
401.4
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life SLI UK Eq Rcvry Pn41.4%
Countrywide Equity Pn20.1%
Fidelity UBS UK Select Pn19.1%
Halifax IM UK Growth Pn18.8%
CM UBS UK Opportunities Pension18.6%
...more in PN UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK97.8%
    Money Market2.3%
  • Consumer Services22.2%
    Industrials17.1%
    Financials16.5%
    Consumer Goods12.7%
    Health Care11.3%
  • UK Equities97.8%
    Money Market2.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%0.2%8.2%4.6%7.5%48.7%
Sector-1.3%-0.9%5.9%3.9%12.8%57.1%
Rank within sector236 / 867238 / 864320 / 863451 / 845654 / 807525 / 758
Quartile2nd2nd2nd3rd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.8%4.6%-5.9%21.5%19%
Sector4.9%4.4%0.6%24.2%15.4%
Rank within sector435 / 845371 / 833760 / 808502 / 787157 / 760
Quartile3rd2nd4th3rd1st
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.
-1.61
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.
1.04
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
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%.
10.55
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.
3.13
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.
-0.48
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high402
52 week low311.3
Current bid price381.4
Current offer price401.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK97.75%
2Money Market2.25%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services22.15%
2Industrials17.11%
3Financials16.52%
4Consumer Goods12.69%
5Health Care11.28%
6Oil & Gas11%
7Basic Materials4.57%
8Money Market2.25%
9Telecommunications1.73%
Asset type
1UK Equities97.75%
2Money Market2.25%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL5.33%
2RELX PLC4.15%
3RIO TINTO3.98%
4BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO3.9%
5BP3.49%
6UNILEVER3.25%
7SHIRE PLC3.21%
8BELLWAY2.71%
9ASCENTIAL PLC2.65%
Management
Fund manager group
Canada Life
Fund manager company
Canada Life Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom and will normally have an emphasis on small and medium sized companies which are those companies whose market capitalisation is lower than that of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index. The market capitalisation of a company is the share price of the company multiplied by the number of shares issued. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Roland Arnold31/07/2012Roland Arnold, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Mr Arnold's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, with a sector emphasis on Technology.Mr Arnold's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Mr Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Mr Arnold earned a BA (Hones) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.
Luke Chappell21/07/2015Luke Chappell, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is co-head of the UK Equity team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division of the Alpha Strategies Group. He is a member of the Leadership Committee. Mr. Chappell's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Chappell was an equity portfolio manager, responsible for managing UK Specialist equity portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, he worked at another investment management house in a range of research and fund management roles, with particular emphasis on specialist accounts and mid-cap stocks. Mr. Chappell earned an MA degree, with honours, in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1990.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Canlife BlackRock UK Special Situations Pn PS4 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price381.4
Offer price401.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE28
Canlife BlackRock UK Special Situations Pn PS5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price105.7
Offer price105.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM4OQ
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