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Aviva Investors Distribution

Ranked 129 out of 360 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Christopher Murphy

Christopher Murphy sees the world according to GARP (growth at reasonable price) and the successful adoption of this investment approach has enabled him to hold his own among some of the shrewdest of peers. Murphy's formula targets companies he believes can achieve long-term success and he prefers groups to grow organically rather than through acquisition. He also hones in on the quality of a firm's management, its financial power, the industry in which it operates and its competitive position. Born in 1966, Murphy read physics at Cardiff University and began his investment career in 1988 as a trainee equity analyst at US broker Shearson Lehman. Two years later he took his analytical skills to James Capel where he advised institutional investors, sales teams and traders. Following his illustrious 14 year career at AXA Framlington, Chris joined Norwich Union Collective Investments (now Aviva Investments) in 2006, where he has run both the UK Equity and the Income and Growth funds since December 2006.

James Vokins

James Vokins is based in London as a credit portfolio manager at Aviva Investors. He has been with the firm since September 2005 having joined from JP Morgan. He manages the Aviva Investors Monthly Income Plus and Distribution funds and the RBS/Natwest Extra Income and High Yield funds. James is a CFA charterholder and graduated from Bath University where he studied Business Administration. Among his interests outside of work he lists skiing, tennis and golf.

Objective

The Fund aims to produce a high and growing income and also the chance to provide some long term growth. What is classed as high income depends on factors such as interest rates and investment conditions. Long term is generally regarded as 5 years or more.

Performance

Balanced GBP over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.3% 1.4% 0.6%
2013 9.5% 5.6% -1.7% 3.2% 2.3%
2012 15.3% 5.2% -0.4% 7.0% 2.8%
2011 2.9% 1.8% 2.2% -4.7% 3.8%
2010 11.0% 4.8% -3.0% 7.8% 1.2%
2009 20.7% -12.5% 13.4% 18.3% 2.9%
2008 -19.1% -7.9% -1.6% -6.5% -4.5%
2007 -0.9% 0.8% -0.5% -1.1% -0.2%
2006 5.8% 2.8% -1.8% 3.0% 1.7%
2005 12.1% 1.6% 4.3% 2.7% 3.0%
2004 9.7% 1.1% -0.1% 3.3% 5.1%
2003 14.8% -2.0% 10.1% 2.5% 3.8%
2002 -8.8% 0.8% -5.7% -7.8% 4.0%
2001 -5.2% -3.8% 0.3% -8.1% 7.0%
2000 6.2% -6.9% 5.7% 2.4% 5.4%
1999 4.5% 8.1% 1.5% -4.0% -0.9%
1998 16.8% 13.5% 4.3% -8.5% 7.9%
1997 22.2% 8.1% 1.9% 9.2% 1.6%
1996 14.4% 1.5% 5.6% 4.6% 2.1%
1995 7.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2012

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
United Kingdom 4.500% 07-Dec-2042 2.18
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 2.09
BP PLC ORD 1.85
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 1.65
BHP Billiton PLC ORD 1.59
Vodafone Group PLC ORD 1.49
Imperial Tob Fin 9.000% 17-Feb-2022 1.47
Intermediate Capital Group PLC ORD 1.30
Centrica PLC ORD 1.29
KfW 5.000% 09-Jun-2036 1.25
31/12/2012

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/06/1974
  • Share Class size81Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030442213

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.3%
  • Initial investment4

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