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CF Odey Absolute Return GBP Ret Acc

Ranked 80 out of 85 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve a positive absolute return over a 12 month period independent of market conditions. Capital is at risk and there is no guarantee that a positive return will be delivered over any one or a number of 12 month periods.

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Long/Short Equity over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016
  • Rank 80/85 Total Return
  • Rank 76/85 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 75/85 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
78 Alken Fund - Absolute Return Europe-GB1 GBP


79 GAM Star Global Selector GBP Acc GBP


80 CF Odey Absolute Return GBP Ret Acc GBP


81 SWMC European B GBP GBP


82 UBS (Irl) Inv Sel - Equity Opp L/S P-PF GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
73 Odey Giano European GBP Inc GBP


74 SWMC Small Cap European B GBP GBP


75 CF Odey Absolute Return GBP Ret Acc GBP


76 RBR European Long Short (LUX) P (H)GBP GBP


77 Melchior Selected Tr Eur Enh Abs Ret I2 GBP H Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -4.2% 2.6% -3.0%
2015 7.0% -3.8% 4.8% 1.1% 5.1%
2014 4.9% 1.5% -6.4% 3.2% 7.0%
2013 45.0% 11.3% 11.3% 9.6% 6.8%
2012 36.3% 19.0% -1.4% 7.7% 7.9%
2011 3.1% 12.3% 2.2% -11.2% 1.1%
2010 15.1% -0.3% -4.5% 7.4% 12.5%
2009 18.4% -2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Amaya Inc ORD 7.05 Inc ORD 4.91
iShares Physical Gold ETC 4.84
Ingram Micro Inc ORD 4.84
Humana Inc ORD 4.82
Lexmark International Inc ORD 4.50
GBP Cash 4.37
Yahoo Japan Corp ORD 3.29
Power Assets Holdings Ltd ORD 3.10
Goldman Sachs Group Inc ORD 2.87

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/05/2009
  • Share Class size1,007Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B55NGR79

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment4

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).