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
  • Jeremy Thomassince 06/12/2016
  • 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
33.8%
1 Year rank in sector
522/965
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.
104
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Stan Life M&G Global Dividend Pn57.5%
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LV= M&G Global Div Pn56.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America56.5%
    Europe ex UK13.2%
    UK12.1%
    Japan6.5%
    Global Emerging Markets5.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary18.6%
    Financials18.1%
    Health Care15.4%
    Information Technology13.1%
    Consumer Staples7.1%
  • Equities97.8%
    Money Market2.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.7%5%14.5%33.8%36.8%84.6%
Sector4.3%4.7%13.3%32.9%39.1%84.6%
Rank within sector71 / 1043531 / 1036464 / 1030522 / 965484 / 851441 / 752
Quartile1st3rd2nd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.4%19.3%2.6%9.4%22.6%
Sector2.8%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector58 / 1043740 / 962630 / 920255 / 848391 / 819
Quartile1st4th3rd2nd2nd
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.
-1.94
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.
1.13
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.
0.56
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%.
11.96
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.
3.42
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.
-0.21
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 high493.2
52 week low340.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price498.9
Region
1North America56.5%
2Europe ex UK13.2%
3UK12.1%
4Japan6.5%
5Global Emerging Markets5.6%
6Pacific ex-Japan5.1%
7Middle East/ Africa1%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary18.6%
2Financials18.1%
3Health Care15.4%
4Information Technology13.1%
5Consumer Staples7.1%
6Industrials7%
7Energy6.6%
8Materials5.7%
9Real Estate4.8%
Asset type
1Equities97.8%
2Money Market2.2%
Individual holdings
1JPMORGAN CHASE & CO3.5%
2AMGEN INC3.2%
3LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP3.2%
4HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GRP INC2.7%
5MASTERCARD INC2.7%
6PFIZER INC2.6%
7ALPHABET INC2.5%
8ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP2.5%
9VODAFONE GROUP2.5%
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
Jeremy Thomas06/12/2016Jeremy has over 20 years’ investment experience. He joined Sarasin & Partners in 2016 from Allianz Global Investors where he spent 12 years as a UK, European and Global Equity fund manager. He co-managed the Brunner Investment Trust from 2010-2016. Prior to this he spent three years at Isis Asset Management (now BMO Global), five years at Schroders, and five years as a British Army Officer.
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 price498.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
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 price464.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEM85
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