Fact sheet: Scot Eq BlackrockAqul Ret Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq BlackrockAquila Retirement Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
This fund aims to help preserve the size of pension you can buy through an annuity. It does this by investing 75% in long gilts via the BlackRock Aquila Over 15 Years Gilts Index fund, which aims to match the performance of the FTSE A British Government Over 15 Years Index, and 25% in cash.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
5.9%
1 Year rank in sector
130/172
Sector
PN Sterling Fixed Interest
Yield
-
Fund size
£27m (£43m 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.
80
Bid price
169.3103
Offer price
178.2214
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW IPL F&C Sht Pr Rl Dn LDI Pn59.3%
OMW IPL F&C Real Dynamic LDI Pn47.7%
OMW IPL LGIM 2055IdxLkdGltPn27.7%
OMW IPL LGIMOvr15Yr I LGltPn25.5%
OMW IPL F&C Nominal Dyn LDI Pn24.3%
...more in PN Sterling Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.7%1.3%-8.3%5.9%29.5%-
Sector1.6%2.1%-4%10.7%25.4%33.7%
Rank within sector59 / 179146 / 177163 / 174130 / 17227 / 139-
Quartile2nd4th4th4th1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-1.3%13.9%-0.3%17.5%-5.1%
Sector-0%13.1%-1.2%13.9%-1.7%
Rank within sector169 / 17739 / 17296 / 15020 / 139122 / 133
Quartile4th1st3rd1st4th
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.
-1.14
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.
1.33
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.
0.46
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%.
10.23
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.
3.56
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.
0.27
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high186.58
52 week low155.9
Current bid price169.31
Current offer price178.22
Current mid price-
Region
1UK75.65%
2Money Market24.35%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds75.7%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents24.3%
Asset type
1UK Gilts75.65%
2Money Market24.35%
Individual holdings
1SE/BAQ OVER 15YRS UK GILT IDX PEN75.6%
2SE CASH PEN24.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to help preserve the size of pension you can buy through an annuity. It does this by investing 75% in long gilts via the BlackRock Aquila Over 15 Years Gilts Index fund, which aims to match the performance of the FTSE A British Government Over 15 Years Index, and 25% in cash.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
None
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq BlackrockAquila Retirement 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 price169.3103
Offer price178.2214
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0MQM
Scot Eq BlackrockAquila Retirement Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.475
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG12T
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