Fact sheet: Zurich BlkRk Cnsnss 35 Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich BlackRock Consensus 35 Pn ZP
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Stephen Walkersince 01/01/2013
Underlying fund
BlackRock NURS II Consensus 35
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in global collective investments schemes across several asset classes. The Fund may invest in equity or fixed income transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits and cash and near cash. The Fund will aim to have no more than 35% of its investment exposure in equity securities. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.5%
1 Year rank in sector
5/145
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 0%-35% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£10m
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.
48
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • International36.7%
    UK26.6%
    Not Specified11.9%
    Money Market9.3%
    North America6.1%
  • Government Bonds32.7%
    Industrials18%
    Financials16.4%
    Certificates of Deposit4.3%
    Consumer Goods3.8%
  • Global Corporate Fixed Interest32.2%
    UK Gilts13.7%
    UK Equities12.9%
    Global Government Fixed Interest12.1%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents9.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.4%-0.2%5.6%19.5%30.2%-
Sector1.9%1.5%4.3%14%23.2%39.1%
Rank within sector8 / 178123 / 17526 / 1675 / 1456 / 125-
Quartile1st3rd1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.5%18.3%1.4%8.3%-
Sector0.6%12.5%2.3%7.6%5.6%
Rank within sector14 / 1785 / 14571 / 13435 / 125-
Quartile1st1st3rd2nd
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.
-0.13
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.
1.26
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.
0.88
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%.
6.37
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.
3.34
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.
0.48
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.
0.75
Price movement
52 week high661.4
52 week low547.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price656.4
Region
1International36.73%
2UK26.6%
3Not Specified11.86%
4Money Market9.31%
5North America6.06%
6Continental Europe5.54%
7Others2.39%
8Global Emerging Markets1.51%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds32.73%
2Industrials18%
3Financials16.44%
4Certificates of Deposit4.35%
5Consumer Goods3.76%
6Utilities3.37%
7Health Care2.58%
8Consumer Services2.56%
9Oil & Gas2.27%
Asset type
1Global Corporate Fixed Interest32.18%
2UK Gilts13.67%
3UK Equities12.94%
4Global Government Fixed Interest12.08%
5Cash & Cash Equivalents9.31%
6North American Equities6.06%
7European Equities5.54%
8Global Index Linked4.33%
9Others2.38%
Individual holdings
1BLACKROCK OVERSEAS CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L ACC24.65%
2BLACKROCK UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER L13.67%
3BLACKROCK UK EQUITY TRACKER L12.94%
4BLACKROCK OVERSEAS GOVERNMENT BOND TRACKER L ACC12.08%
5BLACKROCK CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L7.53%
6BLACKROCK NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY TRACKER L6.06%
7BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER L5.54%
8BLACKROCK INDEX LINKED GILT TRACKER D ACC4.33%
9BLACKROCK GIF EMERGING MARKETS GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX X2 USD1.51%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in global collective investments schemes across several asset classes. The Fund may invest in equity or fixed income transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits and cash and near cash. The Fund will aim to have no more than 35% of its investment exposure in equity securities. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Stephen Walker01/01/2013Steve Walker, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Beta Strategies Group. Within Beta Strategies, Mr. Walker is head of the Index Asset Allocation team in EMEA. Mr. Walker's service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Client Solutions team. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Walker was a portfolio manager in the discretionary investment team at Coutts & Co bank for over 12 years.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich BlackRock Consensus 35 Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price640.2
Offer price640.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJLXX
Zurich BlackRock Consensus 35 Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.34%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price656.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJLXW
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