Fact sheet: UBS (L)KSSIC-GA(USD)

Fund information
Fund name
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) P Acc USD
Fund manager company
UBS AG
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Andreas Koestersince 04/06/2010
  • Stefan Lechersince 30/04/2013
Fund objective
Global universe of equity and bond categories with flexible weightings. The bond component may vary between 10 and 100% (longterm average 40%) and the equity component between 0 and 90% (longterm average 60%). Very active fund management. Foreign currencies are actively managed.
Benchmark
  • UBS Customized Benchmark
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
Mixed
Quick stats
1 Year return
-7.5%
1 Year rank in sector
140/151
Sector
FO Mixed Asset - Flexible
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
2.1%
Fund size
£786m (£1,411m 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.
88
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA37.2%
    Others19%
    Japan8.8%
    Germany7.1%
    France6%
  • Mutual Funds72%
    Government Bonds17.8%
    Others5.2%
    Local Government Bonds2.8%
    Banks1.1%
  • Others23.6%
    US Equities23.1%
    Europe ex UK Equities16.7%
    Global Emerging Market Equities10.1%
    Global High Yield Fixed Interest10%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.9%-3.6%-1.5%-7.5%-4%17.1%
Sector-0.8%-1.3%1.7%-0%7.1%22.5%
Rank within sector100 / 165146 / 168135 / 162140 / 15198 / 10755 / 77
Quartile3rd4th4th4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-4.7%-4.1%3.9%11.4%11.6%
Sector1.7%-0.1%5%6.8%6.9%
Rank within sector140 / 152109 / 12770 / 11032 / 9621 / 79
Quartile4th4th3rd2nd2nd
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.
-4.56
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.
1.44
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%.
7.88
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.
3.96
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.
-0.92
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.
0.82
Price movement
52 week high14.24
52 week low12.74
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price13.27
Region
1USA37.2%
2Others19%
3Japan8.8%
4Germany7.1%
5France6%
6Spain5.2%
7UK5.2%
8China4.6%
9Netherlands3.9%
Industry sector
1Mutual Funds71.98%
2Government Bonds17.77%
3Others5.17%
4Local Government Bonds2.8%
5Banks1.11%
6Electronics0.45%
7Internet0.3%
8Oil & Gas0.23%
9Financials0.2%
Asset type
1Others23.6%
2US Equities23.1%
3Europe ex UK Equities16.7%
4Global Emerging Market Equities10.1%
5Global High Yield Fixed Interest10%
6Global Investment Grade Fixed Interest5%
7Japanese Equities4.7%
8UK Equities3.2%
9International Equities2%
Individual holdings
1NOVARTIS AG1.3%
2MICROSOFT CORP1.03%
3WESTPAC BANKING CORP0.92%
4ANZ BANKING GROUP LTD0.84%
5UNILEVER NV0.83%
6AMAZON.COM INC0.82%
7FACEBOOK INC0.81%
8ALPHABET INC0.79%
9SAMPO0.79%
Management
Fund manager group
UBS
Fund manager company
UBS AG
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Global universe of equity and bond categories with flexible weightings. The bond component may vary between 10 and 100% (longterm average 40%) and the equity component between 0 and 90% (longterm average 60%). Very active fund management. Foreign currencies are actively managed.
Benchmark
  • UBS Customized Benchmark
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
Mixed
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Andreas Koester04/06/2010Andreas Koester is Head of Asset Allocation & Currency in the Global Investment Solutions team. He has overall responsibility for setting strategy across the entire range of GIS asset allocation and currency capabilities, including both traditional benchmark relative and absolute return oriented mandates. Andreas also directs and conducts research and analysis in support of asset allocation strategy setting. Andreas joined UBS Global Asset Management in 2009 having previously worked at Schroder Investment Management where he was Head of US & European Multi-Asset Solutions and was also a member of their global asset allocation and alternative investment committees. Prior to joining Schroder in 2005, he worked for AXA Investment Managers and Commerzbank Asset Management in various portfolio management and asset allocation roles. He began his career in the investment banking division of Société Generale. Andreas is a DVFA (Society of Investment Professionals in Germany) Charterholder and also holds the Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst (CEFA) and Investment Management Certificate (IMC) qualifications.
Stefan Lecher30/04/2013Stefan Lecher is Global Head of the Global Investment Solutions Strategist team. He has overall responsibility for communicating all aspects of GIS to current and prospective clients and primary responsibility for designing and developing GIS products. He also has oversight of all GIS strategist activity worldwide. Prior to taking on his current role in 2 010, Stefan was a Senior Asset Allocation Strategist for the EMEA region. He joined UBS Global Asset Management in 2004 and during his time with the GIS team, he has developed Asset Liability Investment Solutions and advised on tailor-made investment solutions for institutional clients globally. Stefan was previously a consultant with Mc Kinsey and Company, advising large financial institutions on strategic and financial management. Prior to this, he worked in actuarial, risk management and accounting-related roles with Zurich Financial Services Group and Generali Insurance.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) I-A2 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.56%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.75%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.73%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price118.9
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/10/2015
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA0LY
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) I-X Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.03%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price138.58
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeIHC7
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) K-1 Acc
Initial charge2%
Annual charge1.04%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.16%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.14%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price7380176.81
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFHH4
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) P Acc JPY
Initial charge2%
Annual charge1.63%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11481
CurrencyJPY
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFB7Q
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) P Acc USD
Initial charge2%
Annual charge1.63%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.27
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUI82
UBS (Lux) Key Selection SICAV - Global Allocation (USD) Q Acc
Initial charge2%
Annual charge0.82%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.08%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price91.37
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFWDA
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