Fact sheet: SW Blkrck UK Spl Sits Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SW BlackRock UK Special Situations Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Luke Chappellsince 22/07/2015
  • Roland Arnoldsince 01/08/2012
Underlying fund
BlackRock UK Special Sits
Fund objective
BlackRock describe their fund's aim as follows: The aim of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth for investors. The fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Small and medium sized companies are those whose market capitalisation is lower than that of companies in the FTSE 100 Index at the time of the fund’s investment.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
28%
1 Year rank in sector
84/845
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£41m (£40m 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.
86
Bid price
203.9
Offer price
203.9
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life SLI UK Eq Rcvry Pn38%
Fidelity UBS UK Select Pn37.6%
Halifax IM UK Growth Pn37.4%
CM UBS UK Opportunities Pension37.1%
SW UBS UK Opps Pn36.7%
...more in PN UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.4%
    Money Market1.6%
  • Consumer Services23.3%
    Financials18.8%
    Industrials17.7%
    Consumer Goods11.5%
    Health Care10.3%
  • International Equities98.4%
    Money Market1.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.4%7.1%16%28%26.2%71.2%
Sector4.8%5.3%12.4%21.9%25.1%78%
Rank within sector243 / 867147 / 86599 / 86284 / 845294 / 804496 / 761
Quartile2nd1st1st1st2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.8%11%4.5%-7.1%22.9%
Sector8.4%10.2%4.4%0.6%24.2%
Rank within sector98 / 861449 / 837378 / 824767 / 799430 / 780
Quartile1st3rd2nd4th3rd
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.
-0.15
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.
1.02
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.
0.32
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%.
10.03
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.
3.16
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.
-0.03
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 high203.5
52 week low149.3
Current bid price203.9
Current offer price203.9
Current mid price-
Region
1UK98.38%
2Money Market1.62%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services23.25%
2Financials18.75%
3Industrials17.7%
4Consumer Goods11.5%
5Health Care10.31%
6Oil & Gas9.06%
7Basic Materials6.43%
8Money Market1.62%
9Technology1.38%
Asset type
1International Equities98.38%
2Money Market1.62%
Individual holdings
1RELX PLC4.8%
2ROYAL DUTCH SHELL4.29%
3RIO TINTO4.07%
4BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO4.04%
5HSBC HLDGS3.54%
6SHIRE PLC3.05%
7ASCENTIAL PLC3.02%
8BELLWAY2.79%
9BP2.76%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
BlackRock describe their fund's aim as follows: The aim of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth for investors. The fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Small and medium sized companies are those whose market capitalisation is lower than that of companies in the FTSE 100 Index at the time of the fund’s investment.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Luke Chappell22/07/2015Luke Chappell, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is co-head of the UK Equity team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division of the Alpha Strategies Group. He is a member of the Leadership Committee. Mr. Chappell's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Chappell was an equity portfolio manager, responsible for managing UK Specialist equity portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, he worked at another investment management house in a range of research and fund management roles, with particular emphasis on specialist accounts and mid-cap stocks. Mr. Chappell earned an MA degree, with honours, in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1990.
Roland Arnold01/08/2012Roland Arnold, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Mr Arnold's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, with a sector emphasis on Technology.Mr Arnold's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Mr Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Mr Arnold earned a BA (Hones) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SW BlackRock UK Special Situations Pension Series 1
Initial charge1.91%
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.75%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.75%
Bid price195.9
Offer price206.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGM1
SW BlackRock UK Special Situations Pension Series 2
Initial charge1.91%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.87%
Bid price203.9
Offer price203.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGM2
SW BlackRock UK Special Situations Pension Series 4
Initial charge1.91%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price219.3
Offer price219.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGM4
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