Fact sheet: FP Octopus Dyn Mxd Ast

Fund information
Fund name
FP Octopus Dynamic Mixed Asset B Acc
Fund manager company
Fund Partners Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Bish Limbusince 01/08/2013
  • Danial Azmayeshsince 01/01/2017
  • Simon Reynoldssince 03/05/2011
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth for investors over the medium to longer term.
Benchmark
  • IA Targeted Absolute Return
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
17.7%
1 Year rank in sector
65/110
Sector
UT Specialist
Yield
1.6%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.69%
Fund size
£85m (£35m 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.
52
Mid price
142.3821
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • International48.9%
    UK40.1%
    Money Market11.1%
  • No data available.
  • Global Fixed Interest24.8%
    International Equities24%
    UK Equities22.3%
    UK Fixed Interest17.8%
    Money Market11.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.6%1.2%5.3%17.7%25.4%35.6%
Sector0.7%0.3%7.1%20.1%21%39.5%
Rank within sector42 / 11260 / 11080 / 11065 / 11046 / 10346 / 86
Quartile2nd3rd3rd3rd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.6%16.6%0.8%6%5.5%
Sector3.9%22.7%-4.5%1.2%4.5%
Rank within sector75 / 11059 / 10940 / 10536 / 10145 / 91
Quartile3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd
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.
3.24
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.
0.53
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.
0.66
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%.
6.29
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.
5.66
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.
-0.06
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.
0.71
Price movement
52 week high142.56
52 week low120.97
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price142.38
Region
1International48.85%
2UK40.09%
3Money Market11.06%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest24.84%
2International Equities24.01%
3UK Equities22.32%
4UK Fixed Interest17.77%
5Money Market11.06%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
IFDS Managers
Fund manager company
Fund Partners Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth for investors over the medium to longer term.
Benchmark
  • IA Targeted Absolute Return
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Bish Limbu01/08/2013Bish has over 19 years’ experience in manager research and portfolio/fund management including previous roles at Bestinvest Brokers and Barclays Wealth. He graduated with a BA Honours in Engineering and Computing Science from Oxford University, is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Securities Institute.
Danial Azmayesh01/01/2017Danial began his investment career in 2007 as a derivatives trader before joining Octopus in 2008. He has experience in manager research and portfolio management and is a CFA Charterholder.
Simon Reynolds03/05/2011Simon has over 16 years’ experience in manager research and portfolio/fund management, having held roles at Mercer, AXA, Barclays Wealth and ipac (an Australian multi manager). He is an ASIP member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals having passed the Associate level IIMR exams. He has a BA Honours in Economics & Management Studies from the University of Leeds.
Compliance
IA Recognised, Non UCITS Retail Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FP Octopus Dynamic Mixed Asset B Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price142.3821
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG9U3
FP Octopus Dynamic Mixed Asset C Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.59%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price144.0463
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG9U4
FP Octopus Dynamic Mixed Asset D
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price115.5096
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM7NL
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