Fact sheet: Scot Eq M&G Gbl Basics Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq M&G Global Basics Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Jamie Horvatsince 18/12/2015
  • Randeep Somelsince 18/12/2015
Underlying fund
M&G Global Basics
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing mainly in companies operating in basic industries and also in companies that service these industries. It may also invest in other global equities (shares). Companies that provide ‘building blocks’ of the global economy – the basic material, products and services that are a feature of everyday life the world over.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Global Basics Composite
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.3%
1 Year rank in sector
499/1001
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£5m (£4m 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.
92
Bid price
116.9281
Offer price
123.0822
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America42.1%
    Europe21.1%
    UK16.1%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan8.9%
    Japan5.1%
  • Industrials20.1%
    Consumer Goods20%
    Basic Materials18.2%
    Health Care17.4%
    Technology7.8%
  • North American Equities42.1%
    European Large Cap Equity20.5%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities8.9%
    UK Mid Cap Companies8.8%
    UK Large Cap Companies5.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%3.7%5.1%26.3%33.3%31.9%
Sector0.4%3.5%6.2%25.6%43.2%81.5%
Rank within sector816 / 1052414 / 1050746 / 1030499 / 1001718 / 865765 / 773
Quartile4th2nd3rd2nd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.2%31.6%-3.2%-0.4%2.9%
Sector4.5%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector540 / 103559 / 957858 / 915835 / 846805 / 818
Quartile3rd1st4th4th4th
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.
-3.09
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.
1.07
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.
0.59
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%.
11.5
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.
4.47
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.
-0.53
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 high119.69
52 week low89.41
Current bid price116.93
Current offer price123.08
Current mid price-
Region
1North America42.13%
2Europe21.12%
3UK16.08%
4Asia Pacific ex Japan8.9%
5Japan5.07%
6Global Emerging Markets3.34%
7Money Market2.99%
8International0.37%
Industry sector
1Industrials20.13%
2Consumer Goods19.98%
3Basic Materials18.23%
4Health Care17.41%
5Technology7.81%
6Consumer Services5.15%
7Oil & Gas5.06%
8Financials3.24%
9Money Market2.99%
Asset type
1North American Equities42.13%
2European Large Cap Equity20.5%
3Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities8.9%
4UK Mid Cap Companies8.8%
5UK Large Cap Companies5.74%
6Japanese Equities5.07%
7Global Emerging Market Equities3.34%
8Money Market2.99%
9UK Small Cap Companies1.54%
Individual holdings
1MICROSOFT CORP5.02%
2ROCHE HLDG AG3.7%
3ANSELL3.56%
4SIEMENS AG3.29%
5KERRY GROUP PLC3.23%
6PZ CUSSONS3.19%
7SYMRISE AG3.14%
8KIRIN HLDGS CO LTD3.07%
9ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC2.97%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing mainly in companies operating in basic industries and also in companies that service these industries. It may also invest in other global equities (shares). Companies that provide ‘building blocks’ of the global economy – the basic material, products and services that are a feature of everyday life the world over.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Global Basics Composite
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jamie Horvat18/12/2015Jamie Horvat is lead manager of the M&G Global Basics Fund. He also manages the Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund, an institutional mandate, which he has managed since joining M&G in December 2013. Jamie has over 16 years of investment management experience, gained in a variety of mandates covering the resources and precious metals sectors as well as the broader market by sector and market cap. He was previously employed by Canadian asset managers, Sprott Asset Management and AGF Management, as well as Stifel Nicolaus Canada where he was a director in the Metals & Mining practice. Jamie holds a diploma in mechanical engineering technology from Mohawk College and an Honours B Comm (Finance) from McMaster University in Canada.
Randeep Somel18/12/2015Randeep Somel is co-manager of M&G Global Basics Fund. He joined M&G in 2005 as a fund managers’ assistant on the M&G Equities team, and later became dedicated analyst on the M&G Global Basics Fund and the Vanguard Precious Metals & Mining Fund. Prior to joining M&G, Randeep worked for State Street in a fund accounting role. He graduated from Birmingham University with a degree in economics in 2003 and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq M&G Global Basics Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.95%
Bid price116.9281
Offer price123.0822
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code04LK
Scot Eq M&G Global Basics Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price143.4599
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code06T6
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