Fact sheet: Smith & Williamson Defnsv Gth

Fund information

Fund name
Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth B Inc
Fund company manager
Smith & Williamson Investment
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Genevra Banszky von Ambroz
since 01/01/2014
Fund objective
The investment objective of the fund is to achieve long term steady capital growth by adopting a a policy to normally invest at least 50% of the assets in zero dividend preference shares (zeros), and synthetic zeros. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, collective investment schemes and warrants.
Benchmark
FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None

Quick stats

1 Year return

6.42 %

1 Year rank in sector

83/141

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 23.1 m

FE Risk score

22

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified
    47.4%
  • International
    27.9%
  • UK
    18.1%
  • Money Market
    5.5%
  • Japan
    1.1%
  • International Equities
    27.7%
  • UK Equities
    18.1%
  • Property
    17.8%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    10.9%
  • Hedge
    8.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.76 %2.06 %6.42 %15.42 %28.18 %
Sector0.5 %2.7 %7.83 %11.76 %26.5 %
Rank within sector120 / 14573 / 14483 / 14124 / 12143 / 89
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.21 %7.86 %1.39 %3.14 %5.95 %
Sector5.9 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %7.52 %
Rank within sector88 / 14233 / 13341 / 12477 / 11075 / 97
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.13
Beta0.32
Sharpe0.73
Volatility2.52
Tracking error4.14
Information ratio0.4
R-Squared0.49

Price movement

52 week high1.3233
52 week low1.2406
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.3066

Holdings by region

  • 47.4% Not Specified
  • 27.9% International
  • 18.1% UK
  • 5.5% Money Market
  • 1.1% Japan

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.7% International Equities
  • 18.1% UK Equities
  • 17.8% Property
  • 10.9% Global Fixed Interest
  • 8.2% Hedge
  • 6.3% Others
  • 5.5% Money Market
  • 4.4% Private Equity
  • 1.1% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.5% CREDIT SUISSE SYNTHETIC ZDP 2020
  • 4.1% SEQUOIA ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 4% HSBC SYNTHETIC ZDP 2022
  • 3.9% UIL FINANCE ZDP 2018
  • 3.8% RBC SYNTHETIC ZDP 2020
  • 3.7% TALIESIN PROPERTY FUND 2018
  • 3.5% EMPIRIC STUDENT PROPERTY
  • 3.5% JPMORGAN SYNTHETIC ZDP 2023
  • 3.2% HIGHBRIDGE MULTI-STRATEGY FUND
  • 3.2% JOHN LAING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSETS