Fact sheet: KBI Inst Wtr

Fund information
Fund name
KBI Institutional Water A GBP
Fund manager company
KBI Global Investors
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Eoin Fahysince 05/12/2000
  • Martin Conroysince 01/11/2014
  • Matthew Sheldonsince 05/04/2011
  • Catherine Ryansince 01/10/2009
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to generate the highest possible return for its Shareholders by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of international companies involved in the water sector as further described below. This is reflected in its pursuit of capital gains and income.
Benchmark
  • MSCI ACWI
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
34%
1 Year rank in sector
2/102
Sector
FO Commodity & Energy
Yield
-
Fund size
£119m (£147m 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.
111
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SIA Long Term Invest Nat Res35.3%
Pictet Timber34.5%
KBI Inst Wtr34%
Baring Global Mining32.6%
Pictet Clean Energy32%
...more in FO Commodity & Energy

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America55.8%
    Europe26.7%
    Global Emerging Markets15.1%
    Pacific ex-Japan1.3%
    Japan1.1%
  • Water37.4%
    Technology32.2%
    Infrastructure30.4%
  • Commodity & Energy100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.7%7.4%8%34%40.1%101.3%
Sector-0.4%-4%1.5%8.6%-15.6%-20.6%
Rank within sector12 / 1013 / 10220 / 1022 / 1024 / 941 / 75
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.7%36.7%-7.8%4.1%28.2%
Sector-0.2%23.1%-19.8%-9%-6.6%
Rank within sector7 / 10225 / 10122 / 9919 / 913 / 86
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st
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.
14.57
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.
0.59
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.
0.61
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%.
12.71
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.
11.26
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.
1.47
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.
0.43
Price movement
52 week high24.15
52 week low17.63
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price24.09
Region
1North America55.8%
2Europe26.7%
3Global Emerging Markets15.1%
4Pacific ex-Japan1.3%
5Japan1.1%
Industry sector
1Water37.4%
2Technology32.2%
3Infrastructure30.4%
Asset type
1Commodity & Energy100%
Individual holdings
1VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT5.4%
2DANAHER CORP5.2%
3UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC5.2%
4SUEZ5%
5PICO HOLDING INC4.9%
6ENERCARE INC4.7%
7REXNORD CORP4.1%
8ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC4.1%
9COWAY CO LTD3.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Kleinwort Benson
Fund manager company
KBI Global Investors
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to generate the highest possible return for its Shareholders by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of international companies involved in the water sector as further described below. This is reflected in its pursuit of capital gains and income.
Benchmark
  • MSCI ACWI
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Eoin Fahy05/12/2000
Martin Conroy01/11/2014
Matthew Sheldon05/04/2011Matthew Sheldon (CFA) joined the environmental strategies team at Kleinwort Benson Investors International, Ltd. as a portfolio manager in April 2011. He has extensive specialist knowledge and experience in investing in the water sector, including both global public equities and private equity. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sheldon worked at Water Asset Management, where he was an investment analyst, and at Wedge Capital Management, where he was an equity analyst. Mr. Sheldon graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a BS in chemical engineering. He holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School.
Catherine Ryan01/10/2009Catherine Ryan - BA International Business.Portfolio Manager- Environmental Strategies.With11 years investment experience, 3 years with the firm.Catherine Ryan joined the Environmental Strategies team in October 2009. She joined the Water team in an internal move from her previous position managing the group's Irish equity portfolios. She has eleven years of investment management experience. Prior to joining the firm, Catherine worked in various fund management companies including Seneca Capital Management in San Francisco, Goodbody Stockbrokers and Pilot View Capital in Ireland. Catherine holds a BA International Business from Dublin City University and is a registered representative of the Irish Stock Exchange. Catherine has also completed Level 1 of the CFA programme.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Offshore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
KBI Institutional Water A AUD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.364
CurrencyAUD
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMEHJ
KBI Institutional Water A Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.79%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.807
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKBZZ
KBI Institutional Water A EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.22%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.442
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDMQ1
KBI Institutional Water A GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.087
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDMQ2
KBI Institutional Water B AUD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.127
CurrencyAUD
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMRAG
KBI Institutional Water C EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price27.119
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGPB2
KBI Institutional Water C USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.064
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJTXP
KBI Institutional Water D EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.75%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price26.324
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGYE5
KBI Institutional Water E GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.64%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.374
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJVZA
KBI Institutional Water F EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.57%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1239.374
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMIE5
KBI Institutional Water G EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.232
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0MV7
KBI Institutional Water H EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price19.511
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0Z38
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