Fact sheet: Stan Life M&G Gbl Emg Mkts Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Stan Life M&G Global Emerging Markets Pn S4
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Matthew Vaightsince 05/02/2009
  • Alice de Charmoysince 01/03/2015
Underlying fund
M&G Global Emerging Mkts
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver income and capital growth over the long term (that is, over five years of more) by investing in shares of companies from across the emerging markets, or companies that conduct the majority of their business activities in such countries. Investments are chosen based purely on a company’s individual merits. The fund manager focuses on firms that are run for the benefit of their shareholders and whose future profitability, in his opinion, is not fully appreciated by other investors. He has a long-term investment horizon of three to five years and selects stocks with different drivers of profitability to construct a diversified portfolio that has the potential to cope in a variety of market conditions.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
30.5%
1 Year rank in sector
81/266
Sector
PN Global Emerging Markets
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m
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.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong & China21.5%
    Korea17.7%
    Taiwan15.5%
    Brazil11.1%
    South Africa7%
  • Information Technology29.3%
    Financials26.8%
    Energy9.1%
    Consumer Discretionary8.3%
    Utilities7.1%
  • Asia Pacific Equities21.5%
    South Korean Equities17.7%
    Taiwanese Equities15.5%
    Brazilian Equities11.1%
    South African Equities7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.8%3.9%25.7%30.5%--
Sector-7.5%1.3%22.6%27.1%19.8%30.3%
Rank within sector97 / 27448 / 27393 / 27081 / 266--
Quartile2nd1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund34%-11.6%---
Sector29%-8.5%3%-3.4%13.2%
Rank within sector66 / 267177 / 255---
Quartile1st3rd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high114.4
52 week low70.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price105.2
Region
1Hong Kong & China21.47%
2Korea17.69%
3Taiwan15.48%
4Brazil11.09%
5South Africa7%
6Russia4.84%
7India4.17%
8UK3.97%
9Turkey2.79%
Industry sector
1Information Technology29.28%
2Financials26.77%
3Energy9.06%
4Consumer Discretionary8.28%
5Utilities7.11%
6Consumer Staples6.35%
7Industrials5.12%
8Materials3.75%
9Telecommunications2.07%
Asset type
1Asia Pacific Equities21.47%
2South Korean Equities17.69%
3Taiwanese Equities15.48%
4Brazilian Equities11.09%
5South African Equities7%
6Russian Equities4.84%
7Indian Equities4.17%
8UK Equities3.97%
9Turkish Equities2.79%
Individual holdings
1TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO5%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.9%
3BAIDU INC3.11%
4SHINHAN FINANCIAL GROUP2.98%
5COMPANHIA DE BEBIDAS DAS AMERICAS2.94%
6SK HYNIX INC2.51%
7DELTA ELECTRONICS INC2.28%
8BRADESCO2.2%
9HANA FINANCIAL GROUP INC2.19%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver income and capital growth over the long term (that is, over five years of more) by investing in shares of companies from across the emerging markets, or companies that conduct the majority of their business activities in such countries. Investments are chosen based purely on a company’s individual merits. The fund manager focuses on firms that are run for the benefit of their shareholders and whose future profitability, in his opinion, is not fully appreciated by other investors. He has a long-term investment horizon of three to five years and selects stocks with different drivers of profitability to construct a diversified portfolio that has the potential to cope in a variety of market conditions.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Matthew Vaight05/02/2009Matthew Vaight joined M&G’s UK equity desk in 1996. He is a member of the M&G Equities team and is manager of the M&G Asian Fund and the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund. Matthew graduated from Oxford University with a first class honours degree in mathematics. He is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).
Alice de Charmoy01/03/2015Alice de Charmoy was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund and the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund in March 2015, having spent nearly two years as a dedicated analyst for the funds. She joined M&G in June 2013 from Comgest in Hong Kong, where she was an analyst focusing on Asian companies. Prior to that, Alice worked for Amiral Gestion as a global equities analyst. She graduated in 2005 from Université Paris Dauphine with a Masters degree in banking and finance. Alice is also a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Stan Life M&G Global Emerging Markets Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price105.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKMRR
Stan Life M&G Global Emerging Markets Pn SB
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price107.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKMRS
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