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(s)
James Davies
since 22/07/2015
Matthew Stanesby
since 22/07/2015
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

9.62 %

1 Year rank in sector

74/147

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 81.1 m

FE Risk score

63

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    31.5%
  • USA
    18.21%
  • Others
    12.88%
  • Europe
    10.43%
  • Not Specified
    6.76%
  • UK Equities
    22.28%
  • US Equities
    18.21%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    12.88%
  • European Equities
    10.43%
  • UK Corporate Fixed Interest
    6.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.52 %3.21 %9.48 %14.33 %17.48 %
Sector-0.1 %2.99 %9.18 %13.01 %29.25 %
Rank within sector121 / 15365 / 15174 / 14755 / 12783 / 95
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.47 %6.77 %0 %-3.99 %5.9 %
Sector7.2 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %7.52 %
Rank within sector66 / 14941 / 13757 / 128116 / 11778 / 97
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.28
Beta1.13
Sharpe0.17
Volatility6.89
Tracking error3.23
Information ratio0.06
R-Squared0.79

Price movement

52 week high119.93
52 week low106.79
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price118.46

Holdings by region

  • 31.5% UK
  • 18.21% USA
  • 12.88% Others
  • 10.43% Europe
  • 6.76% Not Specified
  • 5.17% International
  • 4.53% Global Emerging Markets
  • 3.73% Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 3.49% Japan
  • 3.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 22.28% UK Equities
  • 18.21% US Equities
  • 12.88% Global Fixed Interest
  • 10.43% European Equities
  • 6.3% UK Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 5.17% International Equities
  • 4.53% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 3.73% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 3.49% Japanese Equities
  • 3.3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.15% LIONTRUSTSPECIAL SITUAT-I
  • 4.49% INVESTEC UK ALPHA J ACC GBP
  • 4.17% THREAD UK EQY ALP INC-ZI-GBP
  • 3.92% ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP ACC
  • 3.92% ISHARES VII PLC ISHRS FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP ACC
  • 3.89% SCHRODER INCOME FUND-Z INC
  • 3.84% FIDELITY STRATEGIC BOND Y GRS ACC
  • 3.61% BROWN ADVISUS FLX EQ-C USD
  • 3.6% NOMURA GLOBAL DYNAMIC BOND FUND
  • 3.6% SISF ASIAN TOT RET-CD GBP