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AXA Distribution R Acc

Ranked 229 out of 379 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Jamie Forbes-Wilson

Jamie Forbes-Wilson was born in Surrey in 1974. He graduated from Exeter University in 1996 with a BA (Hons) degree in Economic and Political Development. He began his career at Wise Speke in 1996 and served as an investment manager. Jamie worked as a private portfolio manager at Brewin Dolphin after it merged with Wise Speke in 1998. In 2003, he moved to AXA Framlington as an investment manager, responsible for charity, pension and private client portfolios. Jamie is a Fellow of the Charted Institute for Securities and Investment. Outside of fund management, he enjoys golf.

Jim Stride

Retired industry veteran Jim Stride had more than 30 years' investment experience. Retail funds under his command included the Axa Distribution and the Axa Global Distribution funds. He was also responsible for two giant unit-linked life funds, the Axa Life Distribution and the Axa Life Deferred Distribution funds, plus the Axa Pensions Retirement Distribution fund. Born in Reading in 1955, Stride preferred to use a bottom-up approach to picking stocks. He graduated from the London School of Economics in Accounting and Finance and is a fan of renowned value investor Benjamin Graham.


The aim of this Fund is to achieve growing income with some prospects for capital growth over the medium to long term. The investment objective will be achieved by investing in quoted UK companies, convertibles and UK gilts including index linked gilts. The maximum investment in equities will normally be 60% of the property of the Fund. The Fund may also invest at the Investment Manager's discretion in transferable securities, derivatives, cash, deposits, units in collective investment schemes and money market instruments. Use may be made of borrowing, cash holdings, hedging and other investment techniques permitted in applicable Financial Services Authority rules.

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Balanced GBP over : 30/06/2016 - 30/06/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.2% 0.2%
2016 11.9% -0.2% 3.4% 7.6% 0.8%
2015 -0.2% 2.9% -1.4% -3.9% 2.3%
2014 3.7% 0.0% 2.0% 0.4% 1.3%
2013 10.5% 7.3% -2.2% 2.3% 2.8%
2012 7.2% 3.6% -1.5% 2.6% 2.4%
2011 2.7% 1.1% 1.4% -5.6% 6.2%
2010 10.7% 3.9% -5.7% 8.6% 4.0%
2009 15.6% -6.0% 6.3% 12.1% 3.2%
2008 -15.2% -4.6% -0.9% -6.4% -4.2%
2007 5.5% 1.1% 1.6% 0.7% 2.1%
2006 7.5% 3.2% -1.7% 3.1% 2.8%
2005 13.6% 1.8% 4.0% 4.2% 3.0%
2004 7.5% 0.6% 0.5% 2.3% 4.0%
2003 13.1% -2.8% 9.6% 1.5% 4.5%
2002 -9.5% 1.3% -5.0% -8.6% 2.9%
2001 -7.1% -5.2% 1.4% -7.1% 4.1%
2000 2.1% -1.1% 1.5% -0.2% 2.0%
1999 12.3% 5.1% 2.7% -3.5% 7.8%
1998 10.4% 11.7% -0.1% -9.5% 9.2%
1997 17.9% 3.9% 3.3% 8.7% 1.1%
1996 9.1% 1.1% -0.2% 5.0% 2.9%
1995 5.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
United Kingdom 1.250% 22-Nov-2017 8.21
United Kingdom 2.500% 16-Apr-2020 6.39
GBP Cash 5.03
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 4.65
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 3.53
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 3.17
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.15
United Kingdom 0.125% 22-Nov-2019 2.29
Prudential PLC ORD 2.10

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/05/1994
  • Share Class size230Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0006160328

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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AXA fund eyes knock-down bonds

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Cautious Corner: AXA Distribution takes caution in its Stride

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Axa appoints Prew in UK shake-up

Axa Investment Managers has hired Richard Prew, the fund manager who left Henderson Global Investors last month, as part of a reorganisation of its UK team.

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