Fact sheet: Scot Eq Kames Strategic Bd Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Kames Strategic Bond Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Juan Valenzuelasince 04/01/2016
  • Philip Milburnsince 01/11/2009
  • David Robertssince 22/03/2004
Underlying fund
Kames Strategic Bond
Fund objective
This fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital growth) by investing in fixed interest securities in any currency, ranging from AAA rated government bonds through to high yield and emerging market corporate bonds. At least 80% of the fund will be invested in sterling denominated bonds and bonds in other currencies, hedged back to sterling. Please note the fund will use derivatives in a number of ways to achieve its objectives. This means the fund could be exposed to additional risks if the market moves against it.
Benchmark
  • IA £ Strategic Bond
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.2%
1 Year rank in sector
128/168
Sector
PN Sterling Strategic Bond
Yield
-
Fund size
£20m (£25m 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.
21
Bid price
147.3744
Offer price
155.1309
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified43.3%
    UK34.4%
    USA13.6%
    Money Market10.9%
    Netherlands7.7%
  • Financials34.7%
    Industrials25.4%
    Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities16%
    Utilities9.4%
    Money Market6.8%
  • UK Fixed Interest37.2%
    US Fixed Interest29.4%
    Money Market10.9%
    Dutch Fixed Interest7.7%
    French Fixed Interest4.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.4%-1.3%2.2%3.2%6.5%28.9%
Sector-0.7%-1.5%2.7%4.6%12.6%39.4%
Rank within sector67 / 17287 / 17299 / 172128 / 168131 / 155122 / 143
Quartile2nd3rd3rd4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund4.2%-1.3%3.1%3.8%15.1%
Sector5.4%0.7%5.6%5.9%15.8%
Rank within sector122 / 168141 / 163135 / 155118 / 15196 / 143
Quartile3rd4th4th4th3rd
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.
-2.24
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.
1.1
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%.
3.75
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.
1.29
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.
-1.44
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.
0.89
Price movement
52 week high149.66
52 week low136.05
Current bid price147.37
Current offer price155.13
Current mid price-
Region
1Not Specified43.33%
2UK34.44%
3USA13.57%
4Money Market10.87%
5Netherlands7.66%
6France4.6%
7Jersey4.1%
8New Zealand2.16%
9Luxembourg2.06%
Industry sector
1Financials34.7%
2Industrials25.4%
3Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities16%
4Utilities9.4%
5Money Market6.8%
6Government Bonds5.5%
7Government Agency Bonds2.2%
Asset type
1UK Fixed Interest37.19%
2US Fixed Interest29.37%
3Money Market10.87%
4Dutch Fixed Interest7.66%
5French Fixed Interest4.6%
6Australian Fixed Interest3.22%
7New Zealand Fixed Interest2.16%
8Luxembourg Fixed Interest2.06%
9American Emerging Fixed Interest1.87%
Individual holdings
1NEW ZEALAND(GOVERNMENT OF) 2.75% BDS 15/04/37 NZD10002.16%
2MORGAN STANLEY 1% BDS 16/11/18 AUD10001.71%
3KELDA FINANCE 3 PLC 5.75% NTS 17/02/20 GBP1000001.54%
4HEALTH CARE REIT INC 3.75% BDS 15/03/23 USD10001.51%
5ABN AMRO BANK NV 6.25% MTN 27/04/22 USD2000001.5%
6ALPHA TRAINS FINANCE 2.064% BDS 30/06/25 EUR1000001.45%
7AUSTRALIA(COMMONWEALTH OF) 3% BDS 21/03/47 AUD10001.4%
8BANK OF AMERICA CORP 6.25% BDS 31/12/49 USD10001.32%
9CITIGROUP INC DEP SHS REP 1/25TH INT PERP PFD T1.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital growth) by investing in fixed interest securities in any currency, ranging from AAA rated government bonds through to high yield and emerging market corporate bonds. At least 80% of the fund will be invested in sterling denominated bonds and bonds in other currencies, hedged back to sterling. Please note the fund will use derivatives in a number of ways to achieve its objectives. This means the fund could be exposed to additional risks if the market moves against it.
Benchmark
  • IA £ Strategic Bond
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Juan Valenzuela04/01/2016Juan Valenzuela is an investment manager in the fixed income team with responsibility for analysing global rates markets, both conventional and inflation-linked bonds. He joined us from Alliance Trust, where he an investment manager on the Alliance Trust Dynamic Bond Fund. Prior to that, Juan worked in investment management roles for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and JP Morgan. Juan has degrees in both Law and Business from Carlos III University in Madrid, and is a CFA charterholder.
Philip Milburn01/11/2009Philip is an investment manager in the fixed income team. He joined us in 1997 straight from university. Philip studied Economics at the University of Edinburgh.
David Roberts22/03/2004David is Joint Head of Fixed Income and is jointly responsible for managing the fixed income team. He joined us in 2004 from Britannic Asset Management where he was Head of Credit. David studied Economics and Industrial Relations at the University of Strathclyde and has an MSc in Investment Analysis.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Kames Strategic Bond Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price147.3744
Offer price155.1309
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX914
Scot Eq Kames Strategic Bond Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.8129
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00GW
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