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Ranked 27 out of 57 in - Absolute Return GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sebastian Lyon

Born in London and educated at Charterhouse, Sebastian Lyon graduated from the University of Southampton in 1989 gaining an honours degree in Politics and International Relations. Sebastian started out in fund management in the same year, taking up a graduate trainee role at Singer & Friedlander, before promotion to the post of assistant pension fund manager during his three year spell with the company. During this period, Sebastian continued his studies picking up both a City Financial Diploma and becoming a TSA Registered Rep. The remainder of the 1990s saw Sebastian holding posts with MGAM & Stanhope Investment Management during which time he also became an Associate of the IIMR. Sebastian left Stanhope in 2000 to set up Troy Asset Management where he is currently CEO and Investment Director as well as being lead manager for the Trojan fund. He describes the investment approach for this fund as cautious, targeting absolute returns with a bias towards value investments. Sebastian’s recreational activities centre on outdoor sport with golf and tennis featuring in his interests outside of work.


The investment objective of the Trojan Fund is to achieve growth in capital and income in real terms over the longer term. The policy is to invest substantially in UK and overseas equities and fixed interest securities but may also invest in collective investment schemes and money market instruments.

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Absolute Return GBP over : 28/02/2016 - 28/02/2017
  • Rank 27/57 Total Return
  • Rank 50/57 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 38/57 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
25 Baring Targeted Return GBP Inc GBP


26 UBS Targeted Return B Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



27 Trojan O Inc GBP


28 Legal & General Multi-Asset Target Return I Acc GBP


29 Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth A Acc GBP


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 12.3% 5.0% 4.6% 2.7% -0.4%
2015 3.2% 1.7% -2.2% -0.2% 4.0%
2014 9.0% 2.5% 2.3% 0.3% 3.6%
2013 -3.1% 5.9% -6.7% -0.6% -1.3%
2012 2.2% 0.9% 0.8% 3.4% -2.8%
2011 8.7% -0.2% 3.5% 2.1% 3.0%
2010 14.6% 4.8% -0.5% 5.6% 4.0%
2009 11.9% -6.7% 0.4% 14.1% 4.7%
2008 1.4% -6.5% -0.8% -0.7% 10.0%
2007 6.4% 2.1% 1.8% 0.0% 2.4%
2006 12.3% 2.5% -0.6% 4.9% 5.1%
2005 16.3% 2.5% 4.1% 4.9% 3.9%
2004 10.8% 0.8% 0.0% 2.6% 7.1%
2003 15.8% -1.7% 10.9% 1.0% 5.1%
2002 4.3% 3.2% -1.6% 0.3% 2.4%
2001 -0.3% 0.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 8.77
ETFS Gold Bullion Securities 8.01
United Kingdom 0.000% 31-Oct-2016 6.04
US Treasury 0.125% 15-Jan-2022 5.97
United Kingdom 0.000% 24-Oct-2016 5.44
United Kingdom 0.000% 21-Nov-2016 5.28
United Kingdom 1.875% 22-Nov-2022 4.50
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 4.44
United Kingdom 0.125% 22-Mar-2024 4.18
United Kingdom 2.500% 16-Apr-2020 3.76

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/05/2001
  • Share Class size3,715Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0034243732

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250,000
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0

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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).