Fact sheet: Marlborough Balanced

Fund information
Fund name
Marlborough Balanced P Acc
Fund manager company
Marlborough Fund Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Rajesh Manonsince 31/03/2003
  • Gurjit Soggisince 22/02/1999
  • Nicholas Coolingsince 01/03/1993
  • Sarah Todinosince 01/02/2013
Fund objective
To provide medium to long term capital growth on a medium risk basis by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of units/shares of collective investment schemes, (including, but not restricted to, Exchange Traded Funds, collective investment schemes which themselves invest in property and/or the shares of property companies, and index-linked collective investment schemes), and transferable securities (including, but not restricted to, shares in investment companies including investment trusts which themselves invest in equities, property and/or the shares of property investment companies, and equity linked transferable securities and fixed interest investments), on a global basis. The scheme is also permitted to invest in money market instruments, government and public securities, cash and near cash, warrants and deposits as permitted for non-UCITS retail schemes in accordance with COLL.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 40% - 85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.8%
1 Year rank in sector
86/268
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
1.2%
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.
1.87%
Fund size
£74m (£79m 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.
65
Bid price
181.28
Offer price
183.29
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Orbis Gbl Bal38%
HSBC Wld Seltn Advntr Pfl24.5%
FP MA DRP VIII23.9%
SVS TPI Aggressive 123.5%
SVS TPI Growth 222.7%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK26.8%
    North America18.2%
    Europe ex UK15.6%
    Emerging Asia12.8%
    Money Market7.4%
  • No data available.
  • International Equities51.5%
    UK Equities21.1%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents7.4%
    Others7.2%
    Global Fixed Interest6%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0%1.5%12.4%12.8%23.9%49.9%
Sector0%0.7%8.9%10.8%20.8%46.4%
Rank within sector166 / 28085 / 27937 / 27686 / 26879 / 240104 / 207
Quartile3rd2nd1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund12.6%4.6%3%14%10.1%
Sector10.7%2.2%5%13.5%9%
Rank within sector81 / 26844 / 252215 / 242125 / 22496 / 207
Quartile2nd1st4th3rd2nd
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.
0.73
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.
1.04
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.
0.46
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%.
7.75
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.
2.49
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.
0.38
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high185.76
52 week low149.09
Current bid price181.28
Current offer price183.29
Current mid price-
Region
1UK26.8%
2North America18.2%
3Europe ex UK15.6%
4Emerging Asia12.8%
5Money Market7.4%
6Not Specified6.5%
7Asia5.4%
8International3.7%
9Japan3.6%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1International Equities51.5%
2UK Equities21.1%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents7.4%
4Others7.2%
5Global Fixed Interest6%
6UK Fixed Interest5.6%
7Property1%
8Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)0.2%
Individual holdings
1MARLBOROUGH US MULTI-CAP INCOME P INC17.97%
2MARLBOROUGH FAR EAST GROWTH P ACC12.01%
3LINDSELL TRAIN CF LINDSELL TRAIN UK EQUITY ACC9.64%
4MARLBOROUGH EMERGING MARKETS P INC8.01%
5MARLBOROUGH BOND INCOME P INC7.82%
6CF WOODFORD EQUITY INCOME C ACC GBP6.26%
7ARDEVORA UK INCOME C4.5%
8MARLBOROUGH HIGH YIELD FIXED INTEREST P INC4.39%
9MARLBOROUGH EUROPEAN MULTI-CAP P INC4.25%
Management
Fund manager group
Marlborough Fund Managers
Fund manager company
Marlborough Fund Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To provide medium to long term capital growth on a medium risk basis by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of units/shares of collective investment schemes, (including, but not restricted to, Exchange Traded Funds, collective investment schemes which themselves invest in property and/or the shares of property companies, and index-linked collective investment schemes), and transferable securities (including, but not restricted to, shares in investment companies including investment trusts which themselves invest in equities, property and/or the shares of property investment companies, and equity linked transferable securities and fixed interest investments), on a global basis. The scheme is also permitted to invest in money market instruments, government and public securities, cash and near cash, warrants and deposits as permitted for non-UCITS retail schemes in accordance with COLL.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 40% - 85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rajesh Manon31/03/2003Raj Manon was born in Middlesbrough in 1979 and was educated in Leicester. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Financial Services.During his time at University, he developed a broad interest in all aspects of the financial services industry and in particular, gained valuable insights into the principles of investment management, financial market behaviour and corporate strategy which confirmed his interest in pursuing a career in fund management.Raj was recruited into the Fund of Funds team during 2003. On a daily basis he, together with his colleagues Nicholas Cooling and Gurjit Soggi, discusses and reflects upon investment ideas and macro issues. His enthusiasm and drive enabled him to become professionally qualified within six months of joining, and to be fast tracked to commencing management of a fund within a year of appointment.
Gurjit Soggi22/02/1999Gurjit Soggi was born in Derby in 1973. He attended the University of the West of England, achieving a BA (Hons) in Financial Services. Whilst at university he developed a keen interest in the philosophy, process and general methodology of fund management. Gurjit joined Marlborough during 1996. He worked within the investment team from day one, initially analysing unit trusts and OEICs, and working closely with the investment director Nicholas Cooling. This has provided him with the skills needed to manage his own fund. His pragmatic and research driven investment style has given him performance to be proud of, especially in his Cautious Fund which launched him into the media spotlight.
Nicholas Cooling01/03/1993Nicholas Cooling was born in Liverpool in 1964 and was educated at Monmouth School. After graduating from Portsmouth University in 1985 with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography, Nicholas joined Lloyds Life Assurance Limited in Peterborough.In 1991 Nicholas joined, as a Fund Manager, the asset management company which later became Marlborough Investment Management Limited. He was responsible for a total re-organisation of its investment processes, the positive results of which formed the platform for significant expansion of the business.He was appointed investment director of Marlborough Fund Managers Limited during 1998. On a day-to-day basis Nicholas, together with colleagues Gurjit Soggi and Raj Manon, is responsible for the management of Marlborough's three risk graded Fund of Funds products. He is the front line manager for the successful Marlborough Balanced Fund.
Sarah Todino01/02/2013Ms. Sarah Sampson serves as an Analyst at Marlborough Fund Managers Limited. Ms. Sampson serves as Fund Manager of Marlborough OEIC - Marlborough Defensive Fund. She graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Within the programme, she studied modules within the areas of Economics, Accounting, and Marketing.
Compliance
IA Recognised, Non UCITS Retail Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Marlborough Balanced A Acc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.84%
Bid price176.38
Offer price185.85
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codePC97
Marlborough Balanced B Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£50,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price179.93
Offer price189.13
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI3OA
Marlborough Balanced I
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price182.4
Offer price191.67
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM3ID
Marlborough Balanced P Acc
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price181.28
Offer price183.29
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI3OC
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