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Baring Multi Asset A GBP Inc

Ranked 32 out of 50 in - Absolute Return GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Christopher Mahon

Christopher Mahon works at Barings as an investment manager and director of asset allocation research in the multi asset group. He is the lead manager for the Baring Multi Asset Fund and co-manager of the Baring Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund. Christopher is a member of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG), the company’s global macro research and asset allocation team. He joined Barings in September 2012 from Momentum Global Investment Management. At Momentum he was the head of investment strategy responsible for the asset allocation and portfolio construction teams and was the lead portfolio manager for their flagship multi asset funds. Christopher began his career at Oliver Wyman where he helped advise a number of private equity and financial service clients. Christopher has a MA (Cantab) in Natural Sciences from Selwyn College, Cambridge University and was awarded the CFA designation in 2007.


The investment objective of the Fund is to generate a capital return which exceeds UK inflation over the medium to long term. The Fund will hold a diversified portfolio of investments in a range of asset classes including equities, fixed interest securities, property, gold, commodities and cash. It may also invest in alternative asset classes (e.g. private equity, hedge funds), near cash, deposits and money market instruments. The maximum exposure to equity will be restricted to 60% of the Fund and at least 50% of assets will be in Sterling/Euro.


Absolute Return GBP over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 3.5% -0.8% -6.5%
2014 3.7% -1.0% 1.7% 0.8% 2.3%
2013 6.6% 5.2% -1.7% 1.4% 1.7%
2012 4.4% 3.1% -1.2% 1.3% 1.2%
2011 0.8% -0.5% 0.8% -1.4% 1.9%
2010 8.4% 3.7% -3.7% 5.0% 3.4%
2009 6.2% 12.4% 2.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Henderson UK Property Fund I Acc 11.21
GBP Cash 8.74
Neuberger Berman High Yield Bond USD I Acc 7.60
US Treasury 3.375% 15-Apr-2032 7.16
RWC Global Convertibles B GBP 3.76
United Kingdom 0.000% 26-Oct-2015 2.95
AXA US Short Duration High Yield Bond ZI Acc Net 2.89
Nikko Exchange Traded Index Fund 2.59
Baring European Opportunities Class I GBP Inc 2.48
Legal & General European Index I Acc 2.30

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/03/2009
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3VBC734

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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