Fact sheet: Scot Eq xNTBRAq50/50GbEq(Ctn)

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq (ex NT) Blackrock Aquila 50/50 Global Equity (Closed to new)
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 provide broad exposure to countries around the world and returns consistent with the markets it invests in by investing approximately 50% in UK shares (equities) and 50% in overseas equities (excluding the UK) split equally between the USA, Europe and the Far East. It’s managed by BlackRock, one of our investment managers. This fund was formerly known as the ‘Scottish Equitable Northern Trust Flexible Manager of Managers’ and was actively managed by Northern Trust. It changed its name to the Balanced Manager of Managers fund when BlackRock took over management of the fund on 19 June 2009. On 7 March 2012, the fund named changed to reflect the underlying fund and to make it clear to investors that these are no longer manager of managers’ funds.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.6%
1 Year rank in sector
89/422
Sector
PN Flexible Investment
Yield
-
Fund size
£17m (£16m 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
297.867
Offer price
313.5442
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK48.6%
    USA17.6%
    Eurozone11.4%
    Japan8.1%
    Europe5.9%
  • Financial Services18.1%
    Consumer Staples14%
    Cyclical Consumer Goods11.9%
    Health Care11%
    Industrials10.9%
  • No data available.

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%0.4%13.2%14.6%24.7%62.9%
Sector-0.8%-0.8%7.6%10.2%22.8%51.7%
Rank within sector205 / 485153 / 47250 / 46489 / 422163 / 309100 / 246
Quartile2nd2nd1st1st3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund14.3%2.3%4.3%19.8%12%
Sector10.2%2.5%6.7%14.8%10.5%
Rank within sector90 / 430185 / 335243 / 30992 / 266116 / 249
Quartile1st3rd4th2nd2nd
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.
-2.88
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.
1.53
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.
0.37
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%.
10.8
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.
4.38
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.
0.11
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high311.56
52 week low232.9
Current bid price297.87
Current offer price313.54
Current mid price-
Region
1UK48.6%
2USA17.6%
3Eurozone11.4%
4Japan8.1%
5Europe5.9%
6Asia4.4%
7Australasia3.6%
8Emerging Asia0.4%
Industry sector
1Financial Services18.1%
2Consumer Staples14%
3Cyclical Consumer Goods11.9%
4Health Care11%
5Industrials10.9%
6Technology8%
7Energy7.9%
8Basic Materials6.8%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.7%
Asset type
No data available.
Individual holdings
1BLK AQUILA UK EQUITY 1 PEN49.9%
2BLK AQUILA EUROPEAN EQ 1 PEN16.7%
3BLK AQUILA US EQUITY INDEX 1 PEN16.5%
4BLK AQUILA JAPANESE EQUITY IDX 1 PEN8.4%
5BLK AQUILA PACIFIC RIM EQ 1 PEN8.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to provide broad exposure to countries around the world and returns consistent with the markets it invests in by investing approximately 50% in UK shares (equities) and 50% in overseas equities (excluding the UK) split equally between the USA, Europe and the Far East. It’s managed by BlackRock, one of our investment managers. This fund was formerly known as the ‘Scottish Equitable Northern Trust Flexible Manager of Managers’ and was actively managed by Northern Trust. It changed its name to the Balanced Manager of Managers fund when BlackRock took over management of the fund on 19 June 2009. On 7 March 2012, the fund named changed to reflect the underlying fund and to make it clear to investors that these are no longer manager of managers’ funds.
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 (ex NT) Blackrock Aquila 50/50 Global Equity (Closed to new)
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price297.867
Offer price313.5442
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS792
Scot Eq (ex NT) Blackrock Aquila 50/50 Global Equity (Closed to new) (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 code00L2
Scot Eq (ex NT) Blackrock Aquila 50/50 Global Equity (Closed to new) SC
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price297.873
Offer price297.873
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS824
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