Fact sheet: Zurich Equity Managed Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich Equity Managed Pn CS1
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Sarah Arklesince 01/01/1999
No data available.
Fund objective
The selection consists of a broad spread of companies from the major world markets which, in the managers' views, hold good growth potential. It may also include fixed interest stocks, cash and property. The fund is managed by Threadneedle Asset Management. Other fund managers manage components of the fund, the most significant being BlackRock with typically 15 to 20 percent of the fund's assets held in their passive managed unit trusts.
Benchmark
  • ABI UK Direct Property
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
20.9%
1 Year rank in sector
107/400
Sector
PN Flexible Investment
Yield
-
Fund size
£210m (£192m 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.
79
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK36.6%
    North America22.6%
    Europe18.5%
    Asia Pacific11.1%
    Money Market8.3%
  • Others19.2%
    Financials14.9%
    Telecom, Media & Technology14.6%
    Consumer Goods9.3%
    Health Care8.4%
  • UK Equities33.6%
    North American Equities22.6%
    European Equities16.7%
    Asia Pacific Equities11.1%
    Money Market8.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.5%4.2%5.6%20.9%36.4%-
Sector0.2%2.8%3.3%15.2%28.2%55.9%
Rank within sector103 / 44562 / 44492 / 423107 / 40085 / 319-
Quartile1st1st1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.7%17.4%5.8%4.5%20.6%
Sector3.1%14.2%2.5%6.7%14.8%
Rank within sector88 / 426139 / 38659 / 332231 / 30974 / 269
Quartile1st2nd1st3rd2nd
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.
0.65
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.
1.13
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.
0.91
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%.
7.9
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.
2.3
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.
0.74
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high926.9
52 week low736.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price916.9
Region
1UK36.6%
2North America22.6%
3Europe18.5%
4Asia Pacific11.1%
5Money Market8.3%
6International2.8%
7Others0.1%
Industry sector
1Others19.22%
2Financials14.93%
3Telecom, Media & Technology14.55%
4Consumer Goods9.33%
5Health Care8.4%
6Industrials8.02%
7Money Market6.7%
8Certificates of Deposit5.13%
9Food, Beverages and Tobacco4.85%
Asset type
1UK Equities33.6%
2North American Equities22.6%
3European Equities16.7%
4Asia Pacific Equities11.1%
5Money Market8.3%
6UK Fixed Interest3%
7Global Fixed Interest2.4%
8European Fixed Interest1.8%
9Other International Equities0.4%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL1.83%
2GLAXOSMITHKLINE1.22%
3DEPOSIT A/C GBP1.02%
4BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC1%
5APPLE INC0.96%
6MICROSOFT CORP0.87%
7ASTRAZENECA PLC0.83%
8ALPHABET INC0.82%
9DIAGEO ORD GBP0.28 101/1080.79%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The selection consists of a broad spread of companies from the major world markets which, in the managers' views, hold good growth potential. It may also include fixed interest stocks, cash and property. The fund is managed by Threadneedle Asset Management. Other fund managers manage components of the fund, the most significant being BlackRock with typically 15 to 20 percent of the fund's assets held in their passive managed unit trusts.
Benchmark
  • ABI UK Direct Property
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Sarah Arkle01/01/1999Sarah Arkle is Chief Investment Officer at Threadneedle. She is one of the founding members of the investment team, and has been instrumental in establishing Threadneedle's investment process. Sarah chairs the Asset Allocation Committee and also is a member of Threadneedle's Executive Committee. In 1983, Sarah moved from WI Carr to become a Far East equity manager and subsequently became a director at Allied Dunbar Asset Management[1], which became part of Threadneedle in May 1994. She was appointed Threadneedle's Chief Investment Officer in 2001, having been Head of Equities and Managed Funds since the beginning of 1999 and Head of International Equities since 1997. Sarah graduated with a degree in Management Studies from Cambridge University. [1]Allied Dunbar Asset Management became part of Threadneedle in 1994
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich Equity Managed Pn 1 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.15%
Bid price964.7
Offer price1015.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeES22
Zurich Equity Managed Pn 2 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.03%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price605.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEA48
Zurich Equity Managed Pn CS1
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.42%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price916.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG16I
Zurich Equity Managed 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 price570.3
Offer price570.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIEX9
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