Fact sheet: IFSL Brooks Macdd Bal

Fund information
Fund name
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced A Acc
Fund manager company
IFSL
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Jonathan Webster-Smithsince 27/06/2011
  • Mark Shieldssince 30/06/2011
  • Jim Mackiesince 01/11/2015
Fund objective
The fund is actively managed and invests primarily in a variety of collective investment schemes that include significant UK and international equity exposure. The fund aims to provide investors with a combination of income and capital growth over the long term. The fund invests in a diversified mix of asset classes, and in addition to its significant equity exposure it can also invest in fixed income securities, alternative investments, transferable securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded funds, cash and cash deposits.
Benchmark
  • Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
6.1%
1 Year rank in sector
230/268
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
0.9%
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.
1.39%
Fund size
£73m (£47m 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.
61
Mid price
190.7
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Orbis Gbl Bal34.6%
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...more in UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK32.4%
    International19.4%
    Not Specified13.6%
    USA13%
    Japan10.1%
  • No data available.
  • UK Equities25.1%
    International Equities13.7%
    US Equities12.7%
    Asia Pacific Equities11.3%
    UK Fixed Interest8%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.3%0.5%6.9%6.1%15.7%45.9%
Sector-2%0.4%8.9%9.5%18.7%46.9%
Rank within sector68 / 280142 / 279214 / 275230 / 268197 / 240138 / 207
Quartile1st3rd4th4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund6%3.7%4.4%13.8%10.4%
Sector9.9%2.2%5%13.5%9%
Rank within sector241 / 26870 / 252175 / 242131 / 22490 / 207
Quartile4th2nd3rd3rd2nd
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.
-1.2
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.
1.03
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.
0.24
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%.
7.54
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.
2.31
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.
-0.45
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high195.5
52 week low162.7
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price190.7
Region
1UK32.42%
2International19.36%
3Not Specified13.62%
4USA12.98%
5Japan10.13%
6Money Market7.96%
7Europe3.54%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Equities25.14%
2International Equities13.7%
3US Equities12.74%
4Asia Pacific Equities11.26%
5UK Fixed Interest8.03%
6Money Market7.1%
7Global Fixed Interest5.58%
8Hedge5.15%
9Structured Products4.65%
Individual holdings
1FIDELITY INDEX US P7.59%
2SCHRODER ISF ASIAN TOTAL RETURN C DIS NAV GBP6%
3FINDLAY PARK AMERICAN USD5.1%
4FUNDSMITH EQUITY I ACC5.1%
5IFSL BROOKS MACDONALD DEFENSIVE CAPITAL C4.93%
6VANGUARD FTSE U.K. ALL SHARE INDEX A INC GBP4.58%
7TROJAN INCOME O INC4.15%
8FIDELITY MONEYBUILDER INCOME Y GR DIS GBP4.08%
9STANDARD LIFE INVESTMENTS GLOBAL SMALLER COMPANIES INST ACC4.04%
Management
Fund manager group
IFSL
Fund manager company
IFSL
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund is actively managed and invests primarily in a variety of collective investment schemes that include significant UK and international equity exposure. The fund aims to provide investors with a combination of income and capital growth over the long term. The fund invests in a diversified mix of asset classes, and in addition to its significant equity exposure it can also invest in fixed income securities, alternative investments, transferable securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded funds, cash and cash deposits.
Benchmark
  • Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jonathan Webster-Smith27/06/2011Jonathan joined Brooks Macdonald as a trainee investment manager in 2001, after graduating from the University of Southampton. He currently holds the position of Director, Head of Multi-Asset and is the lead manager of the Brooks Macdonald Managed Portfolio Service and Multi-Asset Fund range. He is also a member of our asset allocation committee. Jonathan is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
Mark Shields30/06/2011Mark joined Brooks Macdonald in January 2007 and currently co-manages the Balanced, Cautious Growth, Defensive Income and Strategic Growth Funds. Mark specialises in UK collective funds and also assists Jonathan Webster-Smith with management of the Managed Portfolio Service. He has a BSc from University College London.
Jim Mackie01/11/2015
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.58%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price190.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeWT09
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced B Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.14%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.33%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price181
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeWT10
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced B Hedged Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price101.2
CurrencyEUX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM7ZP
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced B Hedged Acc SGD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price105.2
CurrencySGX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM7ZQ
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced B Hedged Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.4
CurrencyUSX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM7ZR
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced D Acc GBP
Initial charge5.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price110.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBNDC
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Balanced D Hedged Acc EUR
Initial charge5.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price112.8
CurrencyEUX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBNDD
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