Fact sheet: William Blair SICAV DivDyAlc

Fund information
Fund name
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I USD
Fund manager company
William Blair
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Brian D. Singersince 26/03/2013
  • Thomas Clarkesince 26/03/2013
Fund objective
Capital Growth and Income
Benchmark
  • UK CPI (Harmonised EU Basis) + 5%p.a
Investment style
Aggressive,Total Return
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
-2.1%
1 Year rank in sector
65/77
Sector
FO Mixed Asset - Aggressive
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.
1.25%
Fund size
£18m (£18m last year)
Top in this sector
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA56.1%
    Money Market14.5%
    Ireland5.2%
    France3.7%
    Japan3.5%
  • Government Bonds21.6%
    Money Market14.5%
    Mutual Funds9.2%
    Software4.1%
    Retail3.5%
  • US Equities30.1%
    US Fixed Interest21.7%
    Money Market14.5%
    Others9.1%
    UK Equities4.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.2%-2%-1.3%-2.1%7.9%-
Sector-0.9%0.1%4.7%3.1%10.2%34.2%
Rank within sector66 / 8272 / 8380 / 8365 / 7736 / 62-
Quartile4th4th4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-0.3%1.8%5.8%--
Sector4.8%0%4.6%11.4%9.7%
Rank within sector66 / 7723 / 7220 / 62--
Quartile4th2nd2nd
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.
1.99
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.
0.41
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.
0.02
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%.
4.17
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.
5.29
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.
-0.03
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.
0.56
Price movement
52 week high119.34
52 week low112.12
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price115.85
Region
1USA56.15%
2Money Market14.52%
3Ireland5.23%
4France3.66%
5Japan3.55%
6UK2.64%
7Canada1.77%
8Cayman Islands1.74%
9Switzerland1.67%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds21.61%
2Money Market14.52%
3Mutual Funds9.21%
4Software4.13%
5Retail3.47%
6Banks3.43%
7Financial Services3.38%
8Services2.99%
9Internet2.57%
Asset type
1US Equities30.09%
2US Fixed Interest21.67%
3Money Market14.52%
4Others9.06%
5UK Equities4.1%
6Japanese Equities3.76%
7American Emerging Equities1.97%
8Canadian Equities1.83%
9French Equities1.79%
Individual holdings
1ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS MSCI RUSSIA ADR/GDR ETF USD ACC2.01%
2ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS MSCI RUSSIA ADR/GDR ETF USD ACC2.01%
3UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% BDS 14/09/17 USD1001.95%
4UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% BDS 25/05/17 USD1001.95%
5UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% NTS 30/03/17 USD10001.95%
6UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% TB 12/10/17 USD1001.95%
7UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% TB 17/08/17 USD10001.95%
8UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% TB 20/07/17 USD1001.95%
9UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BILLS 0% TB 22/06/17 USD1001.95%
Management
Fund manager group
William Blair
Fund manager company
William Blair
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Capital Growth and Income
Benchmark
  • UK CPI (Harmonised EU Basis) + 5%p.a
Investment style
Aggressive,Total Return
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Brian D. Singer26/03/2013Brian D. Singer, CFA, a Partner with William Blair & Company, L.L.C., has co-managed the Fund since its inception in 2013. He joined the Investment Manager in 2011. Prior to joining the Investment Manager, he was a Managing Partner and Head of Investment Strategies at Singer Partners, LLC from 2009 to 2011. Prior to that, he was the head of UBS Global Investment Solutions Group and Americas’ Chief Investment Officer, UBS Global Asset Management (Americas) Inc. from 2003 to 2007. He serves on the Exeter College at Oxford University Endowment Investment Committee and is the chairman of the Milton Friedman inspired organization “Free To Choose Network.” He has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Education: BA, Economics, Northwestern University; MBA, University of Chicago.
Thomas Clarke26/03/2013Tom Clarke is a member of the Dynamic Allocation Strategies Team. Prior to joining William Blair and Company in 2011, he was a member of Singer Partners' investment team with special focus on currency strategy. Tom is the former Head of Currency Analysis & Strategy, and Managing Director at UBS where he was responsible for UBS Global Asset Management’s global currency investment capability. His roles included setting currency strategies for global macro client portfolios, global and international equity, fixed income, multi-asset and balanced portfolios. He was also responsible for the development and management of the currency analysis process. Tom was a member of the Global Asset Allocation and Currency Committee, and the UK Investment Committee. Prior to joining UBS Global Asset Management in 2000, Tom was Head of Currency for Rothschild Asset Management where he spent ten years as part of the Fixed Income and Currency Group. He holds the Institute for Investment Management and Research qualification, as well as a BSc from University of Manchester (UK).
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Offshore, Sweden
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D CHF
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57B
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF56X
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF56Y
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D NOK
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57A
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D SEK
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencySEK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF56Z
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation D USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF56W
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I CHF
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57H
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price93.78
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57D
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57G
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I SEK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.42
CurrencySEK
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57F
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation I USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.25%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price115.85
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57C
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation IH GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price96.68
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57E
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation J CHF
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.2
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57N
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation J EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.19
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57J
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation J GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.74
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57K
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation J NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57M
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation J USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.29
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57I
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation JH SEK
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price94.27
CurrencySEK
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57L
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z AUD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyAUD
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFECN
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z CHF
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyCHF
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57T
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57P
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57Q
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z NOK
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyNOK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57S
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z SEK
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencySEK
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57R
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation Z USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF57O
William Blair SICAV Diversified Dynamic Allocation ZH AUD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price119.79
CurrencyAUD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFEZE
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