Fact sheet: IFSL Brooks Macdonald DC

Fund information

Fund name
IFSL Brooks Macdonald Defensive Capital A
Fund company manager
IFSL
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Robin Eggar
since 01/03/2017
Fund objective
The fund is designed to provide investors with an opportunity to attain the stability of bonds while maintaining exposure to potential equity upsides. The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth that is independent of equity market performance and positive absolute returns over rolling three year periods. The fund accomplishes this by investing in a range of defensive assets – investments that are generally lower risk and less volatile than equities, and don’t rely on market growth to achieve returns – such as preference shares, convertibles and structured notes.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
Absolute Return,Cautious
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

13.65 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/71

Sector

UT Targeted Absolute Return

Yield

1.14

Fund size

£ 382.2 m

FE Risk score

31

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Structured Products
    27.03%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    18.77%
  • Convertibles
    18.57%
  • Preference Shares
    12.18%
  • Others
    8.88%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.98 %4.46 %13.36 %19.66 %38.23 %
Sector0.28 %2.3 %4.96 %7.63 %18.73 %
Rank within sector14 / 7814 / 7711 / 7113 / 5711 / 49
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.31 %9.31 %2.49 %3.83 %8.16 %
Sector2.18 %0.97 %2.2 %2.51 %6.51 %
Rank within sector15 / 777 / 7026 / 6427 / 5519 / 50
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.72
Beta1.99
Sharpe0.56
Volatility4.34
Tracking error3.12
Information ratio1.04
R-Squared0.64

Price movement

52 week high215.6
52 week low188
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price215.5

Holdings by region

-

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.03% Structured Products
  • 18.77% Global Fixed Interest
  • 18.57% Convertibles
  • 12.18% Preference Shares
  • 8.88% Others
  • 7.39% Commodity & Energy
  • 3.6% Hedge
  • 3.58% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.43% BOUSSARD & GAVAUDAN HOLDING
  • 2.12% ABBEY NATIONAL TREASURY SERVICES 0% RED NTS 15/03/23 GBP 1106
  • 1.89% HSBC BANK PLC ELN 12/03/21(EUKAIROS INV PF 430)GBP1
  • 1.76% ARGENTUM CAPITAL SA ILN 13/08/21(BSKT OF IDX)GBP1
  • 1.75% UIL FINANCE LIMITED ZDP SHS 2022 5.3180P(DI)
  • 1.73% NIMROD DORIC NIMROD AIR TWO LIMITED ORD PREF SHS NPV
  • 1.63% HSBC BANK PLC PREF LKD NT 11/1/23(PF 725 EURAIROS)GBP1
  • 1.53% NOMURA INTERNATIONAL FUNDING ELN 30/12/22(CR AND INF)USD1000
  • 1.51% EDINBURGH DRAGON TRUST 3.5% CONV UNSEC LOAN STK 31/01/18 GBP1
  • 1.45% Biopharma Credit Plc Ord Usd0.01