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Baring Multi Asset A GBP Inc

Ranked 23 out of 46 in - Absolute Return over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Andrew Cole

Andrew Cole was born in Essex, Britain in 1963. He joined Baring Asset Management as a fixed income dealer in 1986. In 1994, he was appointed as a director in the fixed income department and consequently joined the multi asset portfolio team in 1995. He describes his investment style as GARP (Growth At A Ressonable Price) and Macro investing. Outside of fund management, he likes shooting, soccer and gardening.

Objective

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.

Performance

Absolute Return over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.1% -1.0% 1.7% 1.4%
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 22.6% 6.2% 12.4% 2.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
iShares MSCI Japan - B UCITS ETF (Acc) 5.70
Baring Themed Fixed Income X GBP Inc 5.35
Northern Trust Sterling A GBP Dist 4.92
Neuberger Berman High Yield Bond USD Inst Acc 4.66
Legal & General US Index I Inc 4.45
Muzinich AmericaYield USD Acc S 4.33
BCIF North American Equity Tracker L Acc 4.20
FTSE INDEX SEP4 4.12
US Treasury 2.750% 15-Feb-2024 3.74
Bishopsgate Long Fund 3.32
30/06/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/03/2009
  • Share Class size06Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3VBC734

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • 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).