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Schroder MM Diversity A Acc

Ranked 382 out of 384 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Marcus Brookes

Marcus Brookes graduated from the University of Stirling with a Masters degree in Investment Analysis and has built up over a decades investment experience. He started with Friends Ivory & Sime as a Portfolio Management Assistant working on global equity and bond desks. In 1999 he went on to work alongside Bambos Hambi in running fund of funds and the two stayed as a partnership, firstly moving on to Rothschild, then joining Gartmore at the end of 2003. Brookes then left to join Cazenove (now part of Schroders) at the beginning of 2008, where he now takes charge of the multi-manager fund range alongside Robin McDonald.

Robin McDonald

Robin McDonald is based in London where he has been a fund manager at Schroder Investment Management since 2013 having joined from Cazenove Capital Management. He co-manages the Schroder MM Diversity, Diversity Income, Diversity Balanced and Diversity Tactical multi asset funds using a top down investment style alongside Marcus Brookes. Robin is a CFA Charterholder.


The Cazenove Multi-Manager Diversity Fund's aim is to achieve long term capital growth in excess of inflation from a portfolio invested across a broad range of asset classes. The Fund is intended to provide consistent rates of return with lower risk than more traditional approaches to portfolio management which tend to be largely dependent on the performance of equities.

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Balanced GBP over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -0.5% 0.4% -0.7% -0.1% -0.1%
2016 7.6% 0.1% 1.7% 3.2% 2.5%
2015 -0.3% 3.9% -2.1% -2.8% 0.9%
2014 1.1% 0.9% -0.9% 0.6% 0.5%
2013 10.9% 6.0% 1.1% 2.4% 1.0%
2012 9.5% 5.3% -2.0% 2.9% 3.2%
2011 0.6% -0.1% 0.7% -2.1% 2.2%
2010 7.3% 3.8% -2.9% 3.4% 2.9%
2009 16.6% -3.2% 7.9% 9.2% 2.2%
2008 -9.4% -2.0% 1.1% -4.8% -4.0%
2007 6.8% 2.1% 2.7% 0.8% 1.0%
2006 10.7% 5.2% -0.5% 1.9% 3.9%
2005 16.3% 1.9% 4.2% 6.4% 2.9%
2004 10.6% 1.8% 1.2% 1.4% 5.9%
2003 16.6% -1.9% 10.5% 2.1% 5.4%
2002 -10.6% -1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/05/2002
  • Share Class size164Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0031549263

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0

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