Fact sheet: FL MyM CRISP Actv Intrnl EqsPn

Fund information
Fund name
FL MyM CRISP Active International Equities Pn
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Spencer Adairsince 01/04/2007
  • Malcolm MacCollsince 01/12/2005
  • Charles Plowdensince 01/12/2005
Underlying fund
Baillie Gifford International
Fund objective
This fund aims to generate returns over the long-term. The policy is to invest mainly in shares of companies worldwide excluding the United Kingdom.
  • MSCI AC World ex UK
Investment style
Investment method
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
PN Global Equities
Fund size
Top in this sector
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Baillie Gifford Lng Tm Gbl Gth Pn50.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America49.7%
    Europe ex UK19.3%
    Global Emerging Markets19%
    Asia Pacific10.7%
    Money Market1.3%
  • Information Technology23.4%
    Consumer Discretionary18.4%
    Health Care9.1%
  • North American Equities49.7%
    Europe ex UK Equities19.3%
    Global Emerging Market Equities19%
    Asia Pacific Equities10.7%
    Money Market1.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector61 / 103870 / 103297 / 101615 / 985--
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Rank within sector42 / 1017----
Risk statistics
?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.
?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.
?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.
?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%.
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.
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.
?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.
Price movement
52 week high143.06
52 week low100.78
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price142.32
1North America49.7%
2Europe ex UK19.3%
3Global Emerging Markets19%
4Asia Pacific10.7%
5Money Market1.3%
Industry sector
1Information Technology23.4%
3Consumer Discretionary18.44%
5Health Care9.12%
8Consumer Staples2.53%
9Money Market0.95%
Asset type
1North American Equities49.7%
2Europe ex UK Equities19.3%
3Global Emerging Market Equities19%
4Asia Pacific Equities10.7%
5Money Market1.3%
Individual holdings
6SAP SE2.7%
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to generate returns over the long-term. The policy is to invest mainly in shares of companies worldwide excluding the United Kingdom.
  • MSCI AC World ex UK
Investment style
Investment method
Fund managers
Spencer Adair01/04/2007Spencer graduated from the University of St Andrews with a BSc in Medicine in 1997 followed by two years of clinical training in Edinburgh. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and spent time working in the Fixed Income, Japanese, European and UK teams, before becoming an Investment Manager for the Global Alpha portfolio. Spencer managed the Investment Grade Long Bond Fund whilst being a Fixed Income Investment Manager and the European portion of wider Global portfolios whilst in the European Team. He has also spent time with our Emerging Markets Team. Spencer has been involved in the Global Alpha portfolio since inception in 2005 and has focused exclusively on this portfolio management responsibility since early 2007. He became a Partner in 2013.
Malcolm MacColl01/12/2005Malcolm graduated MA in Economics and History in 1998 and MLitt in Economics, Politics and Management in 1999 both from the University of St Andrews. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and has spent time working in the UK Small Cap Team and North American Team. He has been a Global Alpha Investment Manager since the product's inception and became a Partner in 2011. Malcolm is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).
Charles Plowden01/12/2005Charles graduated BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 1983 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year, becoming a Partner in 1988. He was an Investment Manager in the UK equity team for over 20 years notably developing Baillie Gifford’s specialist UK capabilities, and was latterly head of the team. Since its inception in 2005, Charles has headed up the Global Alpha strategy which is currently his sole portfolio management role. He became Joint Senior Partner with overall responsibility for the investment departments in 2006.
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Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL MyM CRISP Active International Equities Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price142.32
Price updated24/05/2017
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi codeN39C
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