Fact sheet: FL Arch MA Act Res AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Architas MA Active Reserve AP
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Nathan Sweeneysince 01/01/2015
Underlying fund
Architas MA Act Res
Fund objective
Architas state that the aim of the fund is to increase the value of the investment. The fund pursues its aim mainly by investing in other funds (underlying funds) including closed-ended funds. The underlying funds may invest in a range of investments, including shares, bonds, money market instruments, warrants , derivatives and deposits. The fund may also invest directly in such types of investment when there are specific benefits in doing so. The fund may use investment techniques including stock lending, borrowing cash and hedging.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
6.7%
1 Year rank in sector
266/510
Sector
PN Specialist
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£1m 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.
18
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified28.8%
    Money Market24.7%
    UK23.2%
    International18.8%
    Global Emerging Markets4.4%
  • No data available.
  • Money Market24.7%
    Property20.7%
    UK Gilts14.6%
    Global Fixed Interest10.1%
    Global High Yield Fixed Interest8.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.8%-1.5%4.2%6.7%19.2%35.1%
Sector-1.8%-0.3%7.2%8.4%19.9%43%
Rank within sector165 / 546384 / 544311 / 531266 / 510189 / 386180 / 313
Quartile2nd3rd3rd3rd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund6.6%3.6%7.6%5.2%7.1%
Sector8.9%2%7.2%11%7.7%
Rank within sector273 / 514101 / 450128 / 388223 / 357195 / 318
Quartile3rd1st2nd3rd3rd
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.
3.93
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.
0.34
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.
1.11
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%.
2.54
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.
4.17
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.
-0.1
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.
0.62
Price movement
52 week high327.7
52 week low301
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price322.8
Region
1Not Specified28.82%
2Money Market24.73%
3UK23.2%
4International18.84%
5Global Emerging Markets4.41%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Money Market24.73%
2Property20.68%
3UK Gilts14.55%
4Global Fixed Interest10.09%
5Global High Yield Fixed Interest8.75%
6UK Corporate Fixed Interest8.65%
7Alternative Assets8.14%
8Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest4.41%
Individual holdings
1BLACKROCK INST CASH SERIES STERLING LIQUIDITY11.56%
2HSBC GLOBAL LIQUIDITY STERLING C10.77%
3BLACKROCK UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER FUND9.34%
4MEDICX FUND LTD ORD NPV5.02%
5KAMES INVESTMENT GRADE BOND FUND4.21%
6STARWOOD EUROPEAN REAL EST FIN LTD4.13%
7BLACKROCK GF EMERGING MARKETS BOND A1 USD3.98%
8UBAM GLOBAL HIGH YIELD SOLUTION FUND3.95%
9VANGUARD UK LONG DURATION GILT INDEX INC3.79%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Architas state that the aim of the fund is to increase the value of the investment. The fund pursues its aim mainly by investing in other funds (underlying funds) including closed-ended funds. The underlying funds may invest in a range of investments, including shares, bonds, money market instruments, warrants , derivatives and deposits. The fund may also invest directly in such types of investment when there are specific benefits in doing so. The fund may use investment techniques including stock lending, borrowing cash and hedging.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nathan Sweeney01/01/2015Nathan manages the risk-profiled Architas Multi-Asset Active range, the Architas Multi-Manager UK Equity, Architas Multi-Manager Strategic Bond, Architas Multi-Manager Monthly High Income and the Verbatim Portfolio 5 Growth funds. Nathan's analyst responsibilities include research into UK Fixed Income funds. Nathan joined Architas in 2010 from Thornhill, where he worked as a Private Client Fund Manager and was responsible for managing private client portfolios and fund selection. He began his 16-year investment career at AIB Investment managers, where he was responsible for fund selection and launching and managing the AIB Multi-Manager Fund range. Nathan has a BSc in Science, a Diploma in Financial Services and is IMC qualified.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Architas MA Active Reserve AP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.83%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price322.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK747
FL Architas MA Active Reserve AP Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price278
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK733
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