Fact sheet: LV= 7IM Balanced Pn

Fund information
Fund name
LV= 7IM Balanced Pn S2
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • 7IM Investment Teamsince 12/12/2003
Underlying fund
7IM Balanced
Fund objective
This Fund aims to provide a balance of income and capital appreciation. There may be some risk to capital.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed 20-60% shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
Equity, Fixed Interest, Money Market
Quick stats
1 Year return
15.8%
1 Year rank in sector
737/860
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£57m (£61m 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.
53
Bid price
189
Offer price
199
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
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Scot Eq Adventrs Slct Pfl Pn31%
...more in PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified23.5%
    International20.6%
    Money Market11%
    UK10.4%
    Global Emerging Markets9.4%
  • No data available.
  • Money Market11%
    UK Equities10.6%
    Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest9.4%
    European Equities9.2%
    Hedge9.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.9%0.2%4.3%15.8%19.3%49.6%
Sector1.6%2%7.5%19.2%27.2%59.1%
Rank within sector766 / 901860 / 901857 / 890737 / 860649 / 709533 / 618
Quartile4th4th4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3.2%9.6%-1.1%6.3%14.1%
Sector4.2%14.3%2.2%5.7%13.1%
Rank within sector745 / 890715 / 791684 / 744193 / 687322 / 660
Quartile4th4th4th2nd2nd
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.
-1.81
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.
0.97
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.
0.34
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%.
7.36
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.
2.71
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.
-0.76
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high190.9
52 week low163.2
Current bid price189
Current offer price199
Current mid price-
Region
1Not Specified23.5%
2International20.6%
3Money Market11%
4UK10.4%
5Global Emerging Markets9.4%
6Europe9.2%
7North America9%
8Japan6.9%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Money Market11%
2UK Equities10.6%
3Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest9.4%
4European Equities9.2%
5Hedge9.2%
6North American Equities9%
7Japanese Equities6.9%
8International Equities6.1%
9Global High Yield Fixed Interest5.9%
Individual holdings
1ISHARES EM LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOND IN LOCAL CURRENCY5.7%
2BABSON CAPITAL EMERGING MARKETS LOCAL DEBT3.7%
3TOPIX INDEX 2017 FUTURE3.5%
4ISHARES PHYSICAL GOLD3.3%
5CREDIT SUISSE INFLATION PROTECTION CERTIFICATE2.9%
6GLG JAPAN CORE ALPHA A RET ACC2.9%
7BABSON US HIGH YIELD BOND2.8%
8UNITED STATES TREAS NOTES 2.25% BDS 15/02/27 USD10002.7%
9FTSE 100 INDEX 2017 FUTURE2.5%
Management
Fund manager group
LVFS
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This Fund aims to provide a balance of income and capital appreciation. There may be some risk to capital.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed 20-60% shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
Equity, Fixed Interest, Money Market
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
7IM Investment Team12/12/2003
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
LV= 7IM Balanced Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.81%
Bid price160.7
Offer price169.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCWP6
LV= 7IM Balanced Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.31%
Bid price189
Offer price199
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF2U7
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