Fact sheet: Polar Capital GblInsnrc

Fund information
Fund name
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Polar Capital
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Nick Martinsince 31/08/2010
Accolades
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide an attractive total return, irrespective of broader economic and financial market conditions, by investing in companies operating within the international insurance sector.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Daily TR World Net Insurance
Investment style
Active,Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
40.1%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Financial
Yield
-
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.
1.4%
Fund size
£705m (£375m 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.
97
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA47.6%
    Bermuda29.1%
    UK9.8%
    Canada4.8%
    Money Market2.4%
  • Trade37.7%
    Insurance36.9%
    Retail14.2%
    Health Care6.8%
    Money Market2.4%
  • US Equities47.7%
    American Emerging Equities29.1%
    UK Equities9.8%
    Canadian Equities4.8%
    European Equities4.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.6%5.6%18.2%40.1%75.3%152.9%
Sector2.4%11.6%18.7%24%21%70.6%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund0.7%34.4%13.5%11.9%31.7%
Sector2.4%8.6%1.7%7.6%20.3%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
17.97
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.
0.28
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.
1.55
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%.
10.36
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.
13.9
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.
0.92
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.
0.12
Price movement
52 week high5.55
52 week low3.81
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price5.5
Region
1USA47.64%
2Bermuda29.06%
3UK9.84%
4Canada4.83%
5Money Market2.45%
6Germany1.91%
7Finland1.91%
8Hong Kong1.39%
9Denmark0.97%
Industry sector
1Trade37.67%
2Insurance36.85%
3Retail14.18%
4Health Care6.76%
5Money Market2.45%
6Others2.1%
Asset type
1US Equities47.7%
2American Emerging Equities29.1%
3UK Equities9.8%
4Canadian Equities4.8%
5European Equities4.8%
6Money Market2.4%
7Asia Pacific Equities1.4%
Individual holdings
1CHUBB LTD7.99%
2ARCH CAPITAL GROUP6.96%
3MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC6.6%
4ALLEGHANY CORP4.78%
5MARKEL CORP4.75%
6VALIDUS HOLDING LTD4.56%
7BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC4.49%
8ESSENT GRP LTD3.73%
9REINSURANCE GROUP OF AMERICA3.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Polar Capital
Fund manager company
Polar Capital
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide an attractive total return, irrespective of broader economic and financial market conditions, by investing in companies operating within the international insurance sector.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Daily TR World Net Insurance
Investment style
Active,Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nick Martin31/08/2010Nick Martin joined Polar Capital in September 2010 and is manager of the Polar Capital Global Insurance Fund (previously the Hiscox Insurance Portfolio Fund). Nick has worked closely with Alec Foster since 2001 when he joined Hiscox plc. He participated in the management buyout of Hiscox Investment Management in 2007 when the business was renamed HIM Capital Ltd. He has developed a broad knowledge of the insurance sector during this time and from working for the chartered accountants, Mazars Neville Russell, where he specialised in audit and consultancy work for insurance companies and brokers. He is a qualified chartered accountant and obtained a first class honours degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden
Polar Capital Global Insurance A Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.5944
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKW16
Polar Capital Global Insurance B Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.6454
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKW12
Polar Capital Global Insurance E Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.729
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFVI3
Polar Capital Global Insurance F Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.8625
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFVI2
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.5299
CurrencyEUR
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAU2
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.6974
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAU4
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.938
CurrencyUSD
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAU0
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Hedged Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.4048
CurrencyEUR
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNFFG
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Hedged Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.435
CurrencyUSD
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNFFF
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.3109
CurrencyEUR
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAU1
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.6338
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAU3
Polar Capital Global Insurance I Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.6429
CurrencyUSD
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT9
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.3047
CurrencyEUR
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT6
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.5009
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT8
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.6988
CurrencyUSD
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT4
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.1612
CurrencyEUR
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT5
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.5032
CurrencyGBP
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT7
Polar Capital Global Insurance R Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.4838
CurrencyUSD
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAT3
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