Fact sheet: FL Arch MA Bld Mod EP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Architas MA Blended Moderate EP
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Jaime Arguellosince 01/02/2017
  • Sheldon MacDonaldsince 08/11/2010
Underlying fund
Architas MA Blended Moderate
Fund objective
Architas state that the aim of the fund is to generate a return on the investment over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income and with a below average volatility level. The fund pursues its aim mainly by investing in other funds (underlying funds). The underlying funds may invest in a range of investments. The fund may also invest directly in shares, bonds, money market instruments, warrants, derivatives and deposits. The fund may use investment techniques including stock lending, borrowing cash and hedging. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes as well as for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed 20-60% shares
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.2%
1 Year rank in sector
122/495
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
44
Bid price
312.1
Offer price
312.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
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...more in PN Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK43.3%
    International18.8%
    North America15.5%
    Not Specified12.8%
    Japan6.5%
  • No data available.
  • UK Gilts17.6%
    North American Equities15.5%
    UK Equities13.5%
    UK Corporate Fixed Interest9.3%
    Global Fixed Interest9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.2%2.1%2.7%14.2%24.5%45.8%
Sector0.1%2.4%2.3%11.9%21.2%41.3%
Rank within sector330 / 535319 / 534227 / 524122 / 495101 / 416117 / 358
Quartile3rd3rd2nd1st1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.1%14.7%0.9%7%8.2%
Sector2.4%11.8%1.3%6%8.3%
Rank within sector331 / 52796 / 464250 / 42897 / 402244 / 385
Quartile3rd1st3rd1st3rd
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.
0.98
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.
1.01
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.
0.82
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%.
5.56
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.
1.36
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.
0.77
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high315.2
52 week low268.6
Current bid price312.1
Current offer price312.1
Current mid price-
Region
1UK43.27%
2International18.77%
3North America15.46%
4Not Specified12.83%
5Japan6.51%
6Others3.16%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Gilts17.64%
2North American Equities15.46%
3UK Equities13.54%
4UK Corporate Fixed Interest9.34%
5Global Fixed Interest8.97%
6Japanese Equities6.51%
7Alternative Assets6.46%
8Property6.37%
9Global High Yield Fixed Interest5.05%
Individual holdings
1BLACKROCK UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER FUND15.59%
2BLACKROCK NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY TRACKER L9.66%
3BLACKROCK CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L INC6.47%
4BLACKROCK UK EQUITY TRACKER FUND6.29%
5GLG JAPAN CORE ALPHA EQUITY FUND4.37%
6MAJEDIE UK EQUITY X ACC3.79%
7AXA FIXED INTEREST US SHORT DURATION HIGH YIELD3.43%
8JPMORGAN US EQUITY FUND3.16%
9JO HAMBRO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT UK EQUITY INCOME3.08%
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 generate a return on the investment over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income and with a below average volatility level. The fund pursues its aim mainly by investing in other funds (underlying funds). The underlying funds may invest in a range of investments. The fund may also invest directly in shares, bonds, money market instruments, warrants, derivatives and deposits. The fund may use investment techniques including stock lending, borrowing cash and hedging. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes as well as for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed 20-60% shares
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jaime Arguello01/02/2017As Architas' Chief Investment Officer, Jaime is responsible for directing all aspects of the company's investment activity, including responsibility for the structure and control of the investment function. Jaime's role also includes the recommendation of appropriate investment strategies to other areas of the AXA business. Jaime joined Architas in October 2016 from Barclays where he was Managing Director and CIO for their multi-manager and alternatives business, a role he held for seven years. Prior to Barclays, Jaime spent 10 years at Pictet as Director of third party manager selection and Head of Fixed Income choosing managers across a range of asset classes. Jaime has over 30 years industry experience covering the full range of asset allocation, fund selection and portfolio management. Jaime holds an Engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussees Paris.
Sheldon MacDonald08/11/2010Sheldon manages the Architas Multi-Asset Blended Fund range. He oversees fund selection and manages the products' asset allocation and investment strategies. He also leads fund manager research across a number of sectors, including multi-asset and money market strategies. Before joining Architas in 2010, Sheldon was a fund of funds manager at Nedgroup Investments, part of Old Mutual Plc. As well as running a variety of long only multi-asset strategies, Sheldon has extensive experience in the hedge fund space and, prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, was Head of Derivative Trading at Old Mutual Asset Managers in South Africa. Sheldon has a BComm in Financial Accounting and Economics and holds the IMC. He has 22 years of investment experience.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Architas MA Blended Moderate EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.37%
Bid price312.1
Offer price312.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeILT6
FL Architas MA Blended Moderate EP S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.37%
Bid price312.1
Offer price312.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeILT7
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