Fact sheet: OMW Baring German Growth

Fund information
Fund name
OMW Baring German Growth Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Robert Smithsince 01/11/2008
Underlying fund
Baring German Gth
Fund objective
The OMW Baring German Growth Trust Fund invests solely in the Baring German Growth Trust Fund, a UK authorised Unit Trust managed by Baring Fund Managers Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in the German markets. The underlying fund will invest not less than 51% in companies but, when appropriate, in bonds, convertible securities or warrants as well. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • HDAX
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
30.5%
1 Year rank in sector
91/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£5m (£5m 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.
116
Bid price
1394.3
Offer price
1467.6
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany97.7%
    Money Market2.3%
  • Industrials34.2%
    Information Technology16.7%
    Consumer Discretionary14.7%
    Materials13.5%
    Health Care10.1%
  • German Equities97.7%
    Money Market2.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund7.9%5.2%20.5%30.5%28.3%107.5%
Sector6.6%4%13.8%26.9%28.4%91.7%
Rank within sector44 / 36794 / 36932 / 36891 / 359151 / 34162 / 313
Quartile1st2nd1st2nd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4%17.9%12.6%-5.8%33%
Sector3.5%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector67 / 367135 / 35968 / 353321 / 34141 / 329
Quartile1st2nd1st4th1st
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.
-1.43
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.
1.17
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%.
14.55
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.
5.47
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.
-0.07
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 high1389
52 week low993.7
Current bid price1394.3
Current offer price1467.6
Current mid price-
Region
1Germany97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Industry sector
1Industrials34.2%
2Information Technology16.7%
3Consumer Discretionary14.7%
4Materials13.5%
5Health Care10.1%
6Telecommunications Utilities4.5%
7Financials4%
8Money Market2.3%
Asset type
1German Equities97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Individual holdings
1SIEMENS AG8.9%
2DAIMLER AG6.6%
3BASF SE6.4%
4SAP SE6%
5AIRBUS GROUP SE5.6%
6BAYER AG4.6%
7DEUTSCHE POST AG4.6%
8HENKEL AG & CO KGAA NON.V PRF NPV3.4%
9INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG3.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The OMW Baring German Growth Trust Fund invests solely in the Baring German Growth Trust Fund, a UK authorised Unit Trust managed by Baring Fund Managers Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in the German markets. The underlying fund will invest not less than 51% in companies but, when appropriate, in bonds, convertible securities or warrants as well. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • HDAX
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Robert Smith01/11/2008Robert transferred to the Pan European Equity Team in 2008 and is responsible for the Baring German Growth Trust and European Income products. Robert joined Baring Asset Management in 1998, transferred to the UK & Europe Equity Team in 2000 and to the Pan Euro Small and Mid Cap Team in 2004. Robert was appointed Divisional Director in 2005. Before joining Baring Asset Management, Robert worked with HSBC Asset Management and Dresdner RCM Global Investors. Robert is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and has passed the Securities Institute Diploma. He received the Investment Management Certificate in 1995 and was awarded the SFA Registered Representative in 1991.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW Baring German Growth Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.14%
Bid price1394.3
Offer price1467.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeXK41
OMW Baring German Growth SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.14%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1811.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZY67
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