Fact sheet: VAM Close Brothers Balanced

Fund information

Fund name
VAM Close Brothers Balanced A GBP
Fund company manager
VAM Global Management Company
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Sam Grant-Dalton
since 22/07/2015
Fund objective
The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation through capital growth with some income. The Fund will, directly or indirectly, gain exposure to equities and similar securities, fixed income instruments (including convertible instruments) and/or money market instruments. The Fund may gain exposure to assets worldwide without any restriction in relation to the currency of denomination of the assets to which exposure is obtained. The Fund’s direct and/or indirect exposure to equities and similar securities of issuers worldwide may vary between 40% and 85%, and its exposure to fixed income instruments (including sovereign or corporate fixed income instruments of issuers worldwide and of any credit rating as well as convertible instruments) and/or money market instruments may vary between 0% and 60% of the Fund’s net assets.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.22 %

1 Year rank in sector

45/139

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield
-
Fund size
-
FE Risk score

63

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    31.07%
  • USA
    16.31%
  • Others
    12.18%
  • Europe
    11.23%
  • Not Specified
    7.51%
  • UK Equities
    22.15%
  • US Equities
    16.31%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    12.18%
  • European Equities
    11.23%
  • International Equities
    6.01%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.7 %5.35 %9.35 %9.69 %0 %
Sector0.08 %4.7 %7.58 %11.84 %30.59 %
Rank within sector104 / 14453 / 14445 / 13972 / 116 /
Quartile th3 rd2 nd2 nd3 rd th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.78 %6.77 %0 %-3.99 %5.9 %
Sector5.6 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %7.52 %
Rank within sector61 / 14138 / 13250 / 122107 / 10876 / 96
Quartile th2 nd2 nd2 nd4 th4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha-1.52
Beta1.17
Sharpe-0
Volatility7.27
Tracking error3.6
Information ratio-0.28
R-Squared0.77

Price movement

52 week high117.85
52 week low105.68
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price116.6

Holdings by region

  • 31.07% UK
  • 16.31% USA
  • 12.18% Others
  • 11.23% Europe
  • 7.51% Not Specified
  • 6.01% International
  • 4.2% Global Emerging Markets
  • 4.15% Money Market
  • 3.81% Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 3.53% Japan

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 22.15% UK Equities
  • 16.31% US Equities
  • 12.18% Global Fixed Interest
  • 11.23% European Equities
  • 6.01% International Equities
  • 5.61% UK Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 4.2% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 4.15% Money Market
  • 3.81% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 3.53% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.71% INVESTEC UK ALPHA J ACC GBP
  • 4.62% ISHARES FTSE 100 UCITS ETF ACC
  • 4.62% ISHARES FTSE 100 UCITS ETF ACC
  • 4.55% SCHRODER INCOME FUND-Z INC
  • 4.44% LIONTRUSTSPECIAL SITUAT-I
  • 4.17% FIDELITY STRATEGIC BOND Y GRS ACC
  • 4.12% THREAD UK EQY ALP INC-ZI-GBP
  • 3.74% SISF ASIAN TOT RET-CD GBP
  • 3.55% SVS CH INVEST GR FIX INT-INC
  • 3.37% LYXOR FTSE ACTUARIES UK GILTS (DR) UCITS ETF GBP