Fact sheet: RBC (Lux) BlcdPfl

Fund information
Fund name
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio B Hedged Inc GBP
Fund manager company
Candriam Luxembourg
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • RBC Global Asset Management Incsince 04/09/2012
  • Sarah Riopellesince 04/09/2012
Fund objective
1/To be in the top 50% of the select competitors list, with all returns calculated before fees. We recognize that consistent placement within the second quartile over most time frames will generally deliver first-quartile results over the more important blended one-, three- and five-year measurements. The peer group consists of other fund of funds classified by Morningstar as moderate allocation funds domiciled in Europe. RBC Global Asset Management will review the peer group annually to ensure its ongoing relevance. 2/Deliver value-added results to our clients, net of fees.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
Mixed
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.5%
1 Year rank in sector
64/138
Sector
FO Mixed Asset - Balanced
Yield
-
Fund size
£12m (£19m 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.
49
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Capital Group EMTOpL36.8%
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Templeton Emg Mkts Bal30.8%
Orbis SICAV Global Balanced29.4%
HSBC GIF MS Asia Focsd Gth27.6%
...more in FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA52.5%
    International14.1%
    Europe ex UK10.5%
    Asia6.7%
    Global Emerging Markets6%
  • No data available.
  • International Equities61.3%
    Global Fixed Interest38.6%
    Money Market0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.8%4.6%1.5%12.5%8.9%-
Sector1.2%4.2%2.9%12.8%12.4%23.9%
Rank within sector37 / 14759 / 148111 / 14864 / 13881 / 115-
Quartile2nd2nd3rd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.9%3.5%-2.6%5.2%-
Sector2.3%5.2%-0.3%4.7%7.5%
Rank within sector38 / 14983 / 13593 / 12657 / 115-
Quartile2nd3rd3rd2nd
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.
-1.5
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.
1.22
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
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%.
7.28
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.
3.06
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.
-0.25
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.
0.85
Price movement
52 week high116.29
52 week low103.37
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price116.29
Region
1USA52.46%
2International14.13%
3Europe ex UK10.54%
4Asia6.68%
5Global Emerging Markets6.01%
6UK5.82%
7Others4.26%
8Money Market0.1%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1International Equities61.3%
2Global Fixed Interest38.6%
3Money Market0.1%
Individual holdings
1RBC FUNDS (LUX) US INV. GRADE CORPORATE BOND 15.3%
2ROBECO US LARGE CAP EQUITIES CLASS DH EUR ACC12.3%
3ISHARES CORE S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD12.2%
4THREADNEEDLE EUROPEAN SELECT FUND10.4%
5RBC FUNDS (LUX) GLOBAL BOND9.3%
6RBC FUNDS (LUX) US MID CAP VALUE EQUITY 7.4%
7RBC FUNDS (LUX) EMERGING MARKETS 6%
8INVESTEC FUND SERIES I - UK ALPHA5.7%
9RBC FUNDS (LUX) ASIA EX-JAPAN EQUITY4.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Dexia Asset Management
Fund manager company
Candriam Luxembourg
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
1/To be in the top 50% of the select competitors list, with all returns calculated before fees. We recognize that consistent placement within the second quartile over most time frames will generally deliver first-quartile results over the more important blended one-, three- and five-year measurements. The peer group consists of other fund of funds classified by Morningstar as moderate allocation funds domiciled in Europe. RBC Global Asset Management will review the peer group annually to ensure its ongoing relevance. 2/Deliver value-added results to our clients, net of fees.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
Mixed
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
RBC Global Asset Management Inc04/09/2012
Sarah Riopelle04/09/2012Since 2009, Sarah has managed the entire suite of Portfolio Solutions, including the RBC Select Portfolios, RBC Select Choices Portfolios, RBC Target Education Funds and RBC Managed Payout Solutions. In addition, she is a member of the RBC Investment Policy Committee, which is responsible for the investment strategy and tactical asset allocation for RBC Funds’ balanced products and portfolio solutions. Sarah joined RBC Global Asset Management in 2003 as a Senior Analyst within Investment Strategy. From there, she moved to the Canadian Equity team, where she helped select stocks for the RBC North American Growth Fund and managed a portion of the RBC Canadian Equity Fund. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah worked at RBC Dominion Securities in both the Quantitative Research and Investment Strategy groups. She began her career in the investment industry in 1996 after graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance and International Management. She was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001.
Compliance
Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Offshore, Singapore
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio A Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price114.2587
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFBZA
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio B Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price117.3339
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFBZB
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio B Hedged Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price116.29
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFC0L
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio O Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.45%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price129.0161
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2BU
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio O Hedged Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.45%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.1682
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2BV
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio O Hedged Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.45%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price128.0019
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2BW
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio X Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£25,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.733
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE2EB
RBC (Lux) Balanced Portfolio X Hedged Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£25,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.0041
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE2EC
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