Fact sheet: Scot Eq BRAq 4060 GlEqIdLS Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index LifeStyle Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
The Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index Lifestyle fund uses a two-stage investment process called lifestyling. It aims to perform in line with its benchmark in the early years (the growth stage), and give you more certainty about the amount of pension you can buy via an annuity when you retire (the lifestyle stage). Growth stage: During the early years of your investment, the fund aims to provide returns consistent with the markets it invests in by investing 40% in UK equities (shares) and 60% in overseas equities (through the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index fund) in the US, Europe (excluding UK) and the Far East. It does this by investing wholly in the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index fund during the growth stage. The fund aims to provide returns consistent with the markets in which it invests. Lifestyle stage: The lifestyle stage starts six years before the start of your target retirement year and recognises that your priorities may change as retirement approaches. It assumes you’ll buy an annuity, to provide yourself with an income for life (or a specified number of years), when you retire. We’ll progressively start switching your investment into the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila Over 15 years UK Gilt Index fund, with the aim of giving you more certainty about the level of annuity you’ll be able to buy when you retire. We’ll also move some of your pension pot into our Cash fund in the final two years of your investment to cater for your tax-free cash entitlement. You can choose how much of your cash entitlement you want to take, but our process assumes you’ll take the maximum which, based on current legislation, is 25% of your pension pot.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
25.7%
1 Year rank in sector
544/1001
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£69m (£52m 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.
89
Bid price
215.2895
Offer price
226.6205
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK36.4%
    North America27.4%
    Money Market12.2%
    Europe10.8%
    Japan6%
  • Financial Services19.3%
    Consumer Staples11.9%
    Cyclical Consumer Goods11.8%
    Health Care10.7%
    Industrials10.7%
  • UK Large Cap Companies27.6%
    North American Equities27.3%
    Money Market12.2%
    European Large Cap Equity9.5%
    UK Mid Cap Companies7%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%3.2%6.6%25.7%41.3%81.4%
Sector0.4%3.5%6.2%25.6%43.2%81.5%
Rank within sector852 / 1052586 / 1050435 / 1030544 / 1001501 / 865449 / 773
Quartile4th3rd2nd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3.5%24%2.8%7.9%21.4%
Sector4.5%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector721 / 1035443 / 957605 / 915394 / 846503 / 818
Quartile3rd2nd3rd2nd3rd
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.
-1.13
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.
1.09
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.
0.86
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%.
10.88
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.
1.74
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.
-0.06
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.
0.98
Price movement
52 week high219.7
52 week low166.03
Current bid price215.29
Current offer price226.62
Current mid price-
Region
1UK36.38%
2North America27.42%
3Money Market12.17%
4Europe10.8%
5Japan6%
6Asia Pacific ex Japan4.41%
7International2.43%
8Global Emerging Markets0.26%
9Not Specified0.14%
Industry sector
1Financial Services19.3%
2Consumer Staples11.9%
3Cyclical Consumer Goods11.8%
4Health Care10.7%
5Industrials10.7%
6Energy9.6%
7Technology8.6%
8Basic Materials7%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.4%
Asset type
1UK Large Cap Companies27.56%
2North American Equities27.27%
3Money Market12.17%
4European Large Cap Equity9.46%
5UK Mid Cap Companies6.98%
6Japanese Equities6%
7Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities4.32%
8UK Small Cap Companies1.84%
9Others1.53%
Individual holdings
1HSBC HOLDINGS PLC2.2%
2BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS1.6%
3BP PLC1.5%
4ROYAL DUTCH SHELL1.5%
5GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC1.4%
6ROYAL DUTCH SHELL1.4%
7APPLE INC1.3%
8ASTRAZENECA PLC1%
9DIAGEO PLC1%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index Lifestyle fund uses a two-stage investment process called lifestyling. It aims to perform in line with its benchmark in the early years (the growth stage), and give you more certainty about the amount of pension you can buy via an annuity when you retire (the lifestyle stage). Growth stage: During the early years of your investment, the fund aims to provide returns consistent with the markets it invests in by investing 40% in UK equities (shares) and 60% in overseas equities (through the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index fund) in the US, Europe (excluding UK) and the Far East. It does this by investing wholly in the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index fund during the growth stage. The fund aims to provide returns consistent with the markets in which it invests. Lifestyle stage: The lifestyle stage starts six years before the start of your target retirement year and recognises that your priorities may change as retirement approaches. It assumes you’ll buy an annuity, to provide yourself with an income for life (or a specified number of years), when you retire. We’ll progressively start switching your investment into the Scottish Equitable BlackRock Aquila Over 15 years UK Gilt Index fund, with the aim of giving you more certainty about the level of annuity you’ll be able to buy when you retire. We’ll also move some of your pension pot into our Cash fund in the final two years of your investment to cater for your tax-free cash entitlement. You can choose how much of your cash entitlement you want to take, but our process assumes you’ll take the maximum which, based on current legislation, is 25% of your pension pot.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index LifeStyle Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price215.2895
Offer price226.6205
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI825
Scot Eq BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index LifeStyle Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00H4
Scot Eq BlackRock Aquila 40/60 Global Equity Index LifeStyle Pn SC
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price236.1862
Offer price236.1862
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI826
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