Fact sheet: FL Sar ThmtcGblEq AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Sarasin Thematic Global Equity AP 1
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Harry Talbot Ricesince 01/01/2002
  • Guy Davissince 25/08/2015
Underlying fund
Sarasin ThmtcGblEq
Fund objective
Sarasin state that the objective of the fund is to seek capital growth through investment in a broad portfolio of international stocks. The manager will identify core themes that they consider offer attractive long term investment opportunities and the fund will invest in accordance with these themes. The themes will be reviewed by the manager and may change from time to time. The fund has no restriction on geographical or industrial sectors.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
15.5%
1 Year rank in sector
803/961
Sector
PN Global Equities
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.
106
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America56%
    Europe ex UK12.6%
    UK12.4%
    Japan6.7%
    Global Emerging Markets5.9%
  • Financials18.1%
    Consumer Discretionary17.6%
    Health Care15.5%
    Information Technology14.2%
    Industrials7.3%
  • Equities97.2%
    Money Market2.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.6%2.2%15.1%15.5%32.5%73.7%
Sector1%3.2%15.1%19.7%35.8%77.9%
Rank within sector813 / 1039682 / 1035573 / 1025803 / 961512 / 849489 / 751
Quartile4th3rd3rd4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund15.3%2.6%9.4%22.6%10.1%
Sector18.7%3.7%7.8%21.4%11.2%
Rank within sector774 / 963631 / 921255 / 849391 / 820551 / 752
Quartile4th3rd2nd2nd3rd
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.
-1.82
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.
1.14
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.
0.49
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%.
11.9
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.
3.41
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.
-0.19
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high482.1
52 week low340.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price461.8
Region
1North America56%
2Europe ex UK12.6%
3UK12.4%
4Japan6.7%
5Global Emerging Markets5.9%
6Pacific ex-Japan5.5%
7Middle East/ Africa1%
Industry sector
1Financials18.1%
2Consumer Discretionary17.6%
3Health Care15.5%
4Information Technology14.2%
5Industrials7.3%
6Consumer Staples7.1%
7Energy5.8%
8Materials5.8%
9Real Estate4.8%
Asset type
1Equities97.2%
2Money Market2.8%
Individual holdings
1JPMORGAN CHASE & CO4%
2LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP3.4%
3AMGEN INC3.2%
4ALPHABET INC3%
5HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GRP INC2.7%
6MASTERCARD INC2.7%
7PFIZER INC2.6%
8VODAFONE GROUP2.5%
9COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO2.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Sarasin state that the objective of the fund is to seek capital growth through investment in a broad portfolio of international stocks. The manager will identify core themes that they consider offer attractive long term investment opportunities and the fund will invest in accordance with these themes. The themes will be reviewed by the manager and may change from time to time. The fund has no restriction on geographical or industrial sectors.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Harry Talbot Rice01/01/2002Formerly employed at Albert E Sharp (1996–1999) and Gerrard Group (1999-2000) as an International Portfolio Manager, Harry joined Sarasin in 2000 with responsibility for management of Institutional Equity Funds. He was appointed manager on Global Equity family of funds in January 2002.
Guy Davis25/08/2015Guy is a fund manager focusing on global equities. He co-manages Sarasin’s global equity income funds and the Institutional global equity funds.  Guy is also deputy fund manager on Sarasin’s Charity multi-asset funds focusing on global equity.  Guy joined Sarasin & Partners in January 2011, following a number of years at Charles Stanley.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Sarasin Thematic Global Equity AP 1
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 price461.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEY54
FL Sarasin Thematic Global Equity AP 1 Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price430.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEM85
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