Fact sheet: OMW M&G Global Leaders

Fund information
Fund name
OMW M&G Global Leaders Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Aled Smithsince 30/09/2002
  • Gautam Samarthsince 01/04/2016
Underlying fund
M&G Global Leaders
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver income and capital growth over the long term (over five years or more) by investing in the shares of a wide range of companies from anywhere in the world. The fund manager selects companies that he believes to be leading in their field, or have the potential to be leading in their field, in terms of improving return on capital through positive change, but where the change is not yet reflected in the share price. Portfolio construction is based on in-depth analysis of companies, and is not influenced by views on countries and industries.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
27.6%
1 Year rank in sector
256/1001
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£0m 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.
110
Bid price
159.6
Offer price
168
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA53.9%
    Japan12.1%
    UK7.5%
    Hong Kong3.6%
    Germany2.2%
  • Information Technology24.1%
    Consumer Discretionary18.5%
    Health Care16.2%
    Financials14.2%
    Industrials12.9%
  • US Equities53.9%
    Japanese Equities12.1%
    UK Equities7.5%
    Hong Kong Equities3.6%
    German Equities2.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%1.7%3.2%27.6%38.5%76.7%
Sector-0.2%3.5%5.2%23.7%42.6%82.3%
Rank within sector529 / 1051954 / 1050820 / 1030256 / 1001543 / 865522 / 773
Quartile3rd4th4th2nd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund0.8%28.2%3.5%1.9%23.6%
Sector4.1%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector998 / 1035211 / 957516 / 915783 / 846306 / 818
Quartile4th1st3rd4th2nd
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.
-3.54
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.
1.26
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.
0.66
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%.
13.07
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.
4.68
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.
-0.14
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high165.5
52 week low119.6
Current bid price159.6
Current offer price168
Current mid price-
Region
1USA53.94%
2Japan12.14%
3UK7.53%
4Hong Kong3.61%
5Germany2.24%
6Canada1.94%
7Italy1.89%
8Switzerland1.86%
9Netherlands1.78%
Industry sector
1Information Technology24.05%
2Consumer Discretionary18.45%
3Health Care16.22%
4Financials14.23%
5Industrials12.94%
6Consumer Staples3.87%
7Energy3.7%
8Materials3.67%
9Telecommunications1.57%
Asset type
1US Equities53.94%
2Japanese Equities12.14%
3UK Equities7.53%
4Hong Kong Equities3.61%
5German Equities2.24%
6Canadian Equities1.94%
7Italian Equities1.89%
8Swiss Equities1.86%
9Dutch Equities1.78%
Individual holdings
1MICROSOFT CORP4.75%
2AMAZON.COM INC4.42%
3OTSUKA CORP2.67%
4MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC2.59%
5MEDTRONIC INC2.55%
6XPERI CORP2.5%
7INDIVIOR PLC2.35%
8INGREDION INC2.26%
9MORGAN STANLEY2.17%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver income and capital growth over the long term (over five years or more) by investing in the shares of a wide range of companies from anywhere in the world. The fund manager selects companies that he believes to be leading in their field, or have the potential to be leading in their field, in terms of improving return on capital through positive change, but where the change is not yet reflected in the share price. Portfolio construction is based on in-depth analysis of companies, and is not influenced by views on countries and industries.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Aled Smith30/09/2002Aled Smith joined M&G in December 2000 as a global equity fund manager and is currently managing the M&G Global Leaders Fund. Before joining M&G, Aled worked at JP Morgan Asset Management for eight years, four of these as a specialist senior analyst for the media sector. Prior to joining JP Morgan, he was an actuarial consultant for Coopers & Lybrand from 1989 to 1992. Aled graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford, in 1989 with a BA in mathematics. He is a CFA charterholder.
Gautam Samarth01/04/2016Gautam Samarth was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Global Leaders Fund on 1 April 2016, having been a dedicated analyst on the M&G Leaders team since 2014, when he joined M&G. Prior to this, Gautam worked for five years at Credit Suisse in New York, most recently as a vice president in the HOLT Investment Strategy team. Gautam brings with him experience in thematic and quantitative research, portfolio analytics and a strong understanding of fundamental valuation gained from his time at HOLT. He graduated from Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) in 2009 with a BS in economics and a Chinese language minor. Gautam is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW M&G Global Leaders Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.3%
Bid price159.6
Offer price168
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQ105
OMW M&G Global Leaders SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price181.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQ104
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