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Artemis Monthly Distribution R Inc

Ranked 1 out of 351 in - Balanced over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

James Foster

James Foster has over 15 years experience managing bond funds, joining Artemis in April 2005. Prior to this James held the post of Head of Credit with F&C Asset Management where he was ultimately responsible for about £15bn of assets. He has managed all the major bond asset classes focusing more recently on discretionary bond portfolios and, alongside Alex Ralph, James currently manages the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund. In assessing potential investments James looks for companies which have improving credit fundamentals and can pay their coupon throughout the lifetime of the bond. An economics graduate from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, his extra-curricular activities include politics and sailing.

Jacob de Tusch-Lec

Jacob de Tusch-Lec is currently a portfolio manager at Artemis having the group in 2005. Jacob started his investment career at Copenhagen-based BankInvest and served as portfolio manager. In 2002 he moved to Merrill Lynch’s global macro research department as vice president of pan-European equity strategy. Jacob holds a BA and an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen. He also holds an MBA in International Economics and Finance from New York University.

Objective

The fund aims to achieve an income in addition to capital growth through an actively managed combination of global equities, bonds and cash.

Performance

Balanced over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 8.0% 4.4% 2.8% 0.7%
2013 17.6% 10.4% -0.8% 1.8% 5.5%
2012 12.1% 1.4% 6.1% 4.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
CTT Correios de Portugal SA ORD 2.08
AbbVie Inc ORD 1.86
Statoil ASA ORD 1.77
Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd ORD 1.58
Bakkavor Fin 2 8.250% 15-Feb-2018 1.55
PGH Capital 5.750% 07-Jul-2021 1.39
Volkswagen International Finance NV PERP 1.37
Blackstone Group LP 1.36
Japan Tobacco Inc ORD 1.33
Burford Capital PLC 6.500% 19-Aug-2022 1.32
31/07/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/05/2012
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B75BPF64

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5.25

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