Fact sheet: HarbourvestGlb PvtEqty

Fund information
Fund name
HarbourVest Global Private Equity Ord
Fund manager company
HarbourVest Advisers LP
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund manager
No data available.
Accolades
Fund objective
No data available.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
23%
1 Year rank in sector
13/23
Sector
IT Private Equity
Yield
-
Fund size
£874m
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.
87
Mid price
1095
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
1430
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-22.87
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
100
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Better Capital 200966.6%
3i Group Plc52.9%
SVG Capital plc45.6%
Northern Investors Company PLC44.6%
Std Lf Euro PvtEq Tst43.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA60%
    Europe20%
    Asia Pacific13%
    International7%
  • Consumer Services33%
    Telecom, Media & Technology31%
    Other Industrials20%
    Biotechnology/Medical16%
  • US Equities60%
    European Equities20%
    Asia Pacific Equities13%
    International Equities7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.9%16.7%21.8%23%77.4%178.1%
Sector0.6%9.6%18%17.9%32.9%84.1%
Rank within sector11 / 233 / 238 / 2313 / 234 / 225 / 20
Quartile2nd1st2nd3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund20.1%14.5%29.1%30%20.3%
Sector18.8%3%8%17.8%18.8%
Rank within sector12 / 236 / 221 / 224 / 2213 / 20
Quartile3rd2nd1st1st3rd
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.
13.37
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.
0.82
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.
1.48
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%.
12.26
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.
10.68
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.
1.02
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.
0.24
Price movement
52 week high1115
52 week low853
Current bid price1092
Current offer price1104
Current mid price1095
Region
1USA60%
2Europe20%
3Asia Pacific13%
4International7%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services33%
2Telecom, Media & Technology31%
3Other Industrials20%
4Biotechnology/Medical16%
Asset type
1US Equities60%
2European Equities20%
3Asia Pacific Equities13%
4International Equities7%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
HarbourVest
Fund manager company
HarbourVest Advisers LP
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
No data available.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Guernsey, Offshore
HarbourVest Global Private Equity Ord
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 price1430
CurrencyGBX
Price updated31/10/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNLXU
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