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CF Seneca Diversified Income A Inc

Ranked 137 out of 379 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Alan Borrows

Alan Borrows began his investment career as an investment assistant at Merseyside County Council in 1980, rising to the position of senior investment manager in 1987. In addition to managing traditional assets, Alan led the introduction of a wide range of alternative asset classes into The Merseyside Pension Fund. He was responsible for the team’s first hedge fund investments in the early 1990s and for the introduction of structured products. Alan was also involved in the development of the private equity programme at Merseyside Pension Fund. Alan jointly founded Seneca Investment Managers Limited (originally Midas Capital Partners Limited) in 2002. He has been lead fund manager on the CF Seneca Diversified Income Fund since launch in 2002, and is also the lead fund manager of the Seneca Global Income & Growth Trust plc (formerly known as Midas Income & Growth Trust plc).

Richard Parfect

Richard Parfect commenced his investment career with Rathbone Neilson Cobbold in 1996 in the UK equity research department. On attaining his Securities Institute Diploma, he moved into institutional fund management with the Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF), focussing primarily on equities. In 2002 Richard was one of the founding members of Seneca Investment Managers Limited (originally Midas Capital Partners Limited). On 1 July 2010 he was appointed co-fund manager of the CF Seneca Diversified Income Fund. Richard is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments.


The Fund aims to provide a high level of growing income by investing in a balanced and well diversified portfolio of UK and International equities, fixed interest securities including government and corporate bonds. Investments will also be made in regulated collective investment schemes, money markets and cash deposits to provide further diversification to the Sub-fund in accordance with applicable regulations.

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Balanced GBP over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 137/379 Total Return
  • Rank 307/379 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 348/379 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.1%
2016 9.6% 0.5% -2.2% 8.4% 2.8%
2015 5.6% 4.6% 0.5% -2.7% 3.4%
2014 2.7% -0.2% 2.2% -0.2% 0.9%
2013 11.7% 6.6% -0.7% 3.6% 1.8%
2012 11.7% 5.7% -2.1% 3.7% 4.1%
2011 -5.5% 0.4% 2.5% -8.2% 0.0%
2010 9.3% 3.6% -4.9% 6.4% 4.2%
2009 17.6% -10.1% 12.2% 11.9% 4.2%
2008 -29.1% -6.9% -4.5% -8.4% -13.0%
2007 0.1% 3.1% 1.0% -2.2% -1.7%
2006 13.4% 5.9% -2.0% 4.4% 4.7%
2005 17.4% 4.6% 3.0% 5.2% 3.6%
2004 15.8% 3.1% 1.5% 4.6% 5.8%
2003 22.1% -5.3% 13.7% 6.7% 6.3%
2002 -10.5% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



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AJ Bell Holdings Ltd 3.47
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Invesco Perpetual European Eq Income Z Inc 2.97
MI TwentyFour Dynamic Bond I Inst Inc 2.68
Invesco GBP Select Fund 2.52

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/04/2002
  • Share Class size103Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0031467961

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment300,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.40%

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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).