Fact sheet: IFSL Brooks Macdonald SG

Fund information
Fund name
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth A Acc
Fund manager company
IFSL
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Jim Mackiesince 01/11/2015
  • Mark Shieldssince 15/10/2013
  • Jonathan Webster-Smithsince 15/10/2013
Fund objective
The fund is actively managed and invests primarily, but not exclusively, in global equities largely through collective investment schemes. The fund aims to generate capital growth over the longer term. The fund also invests in a small diversified mix of asset classes including fixed income securities, alternative investments, transferable securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded funds, cash and cash deposits.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
5%
1 Year rank in sector
184/224
Sector
UT Flexible Investment
Yield
0.4%
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.
1.24%
Fund size
£14m (£6m 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.
70
Mid price
117.1
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Fund name1 Year
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK27.9%
    International21.2%
    USA18.7%
    Japan12.3%
    Not Specified8.9%
  • No data available.
  • International Equities30.1%
    UK Equities27.9%
    US Equities18.7%
    Japanese Equities12.3%
    Money Market6.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.3%0.9%6.9%5%17.9%-
Sector-1.5%1.4%9.8%9.8%18.3%48%
Rank within sector81 / 253121 / 247187 / 247184 / 224110 / 187-
Quartile2nd2nd4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.3%6.2%4.4%--
Sector10.1%2%4.9%14.1%9.7%
Rank within sector196 / 23327 / 210130 / 189--
Quartile4th1st3rd
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.
-0.66
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.
1.01
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.
0.29
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%.
8.43
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.
3.32
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.
0.84
Price movement
52 week high120.3
52 week low98.54
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price117.1
Region
1UK27.87%
2International21.16%
3USA18.73%
4Japan12.27%
5Not Specified8.91%
6Money Market6.54%
7Europe4.52%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1International Equities30.07%
2UK Equities27.87%
3US Equities18.73%
4Japanese Equities12.27%
5Money Market6.54%
6European Equities4.52%
Individual holdings
1FIDELITY INDEX US P9.26%
2SCHRODER ISF ASIAN TOTAL RETURN C DIS NAV GBP7.12%
3FUNDSMITH EQUITY I ACC6.22%
4FINDLAY PARK AMERICAN USD5.62%
5BAILLIE GIFFORD EMERGING MARKETS GROWTH B ACC5.07%
6STANDARD LIFE INVESTMENTS GLOBAL SMALLER COMPANIES INST ACC4.71%
7MAJEDIE UK INCOME X INC4.69%
8J O HAMBRO CAP. Y' INC4.48%
9TROJAN INCOME O INC4.2%
Management
Fund manager group
IFSL
Fund manager company
IFSL
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund is actively managed and invests primarily, but not exclusively, in global equities largely through collective investment schemes. The fund aims to generate capital growth over the longer term. The fund also invests in a small diversified mix of asset classes including fixed income securities, alternative investments, transferable securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded funds, cash and cash deposits.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jim Mackie01/11/2015
Mark Shields15/10/2013Mark 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.
Jonathan Webster-Smith15/10/2013Jonathan 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.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price117.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJPCN
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth B Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price105.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM80C
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth 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)2.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.5
CurrencyEUX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM80D
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth 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)2.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100
CurrencySGX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM80E
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Strategic Growth 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)2.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price107.4
CurrencyUSX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM80F
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