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Investec Diversified Growth A Inc Net GBP

Ranked 218 out of 247 in - Aggressive GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Philip Saunders

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1958, Philip Saunders began his career in 1981 at Guinness Mahon & Co in London. He joined as a graduate trainee and was named assistant fund manager a year later. By 1984 Saunders held sole responsibility for the management of currency funds. After three years in this role he was promoted to director and head of fixed income. He made a lateral move in 1995 to take control of Guinness Flight’s retail sales and marketing business. The acquisition of Guinness Flight by Investec Asset Management saw him return to the company's investment management division in 1999 when he assumed the position of head of multimanager services. Saunders is manager of the Investec GSF Global Strategic Managed fund and the Investec Managed Growth fund for which he primarily invests in shares of investment trust companies. Educated at Cambridge, Saunders counts sailing and art history among his hobbies.

Michael Spinks


The Fund aims to provide real returns (through a combination of income and growth in value) in Sterling over the long term. Real returns are not guaranteed over the long term or over any period of time and you may get back less than you invested. The Fund invests around the world in a range of different assets. Investments include equities (e.g. shares of companies); bonds (contracts to repay borrowed money which typically pay interest at fixed times); property; commodities; cash and other eligible asset classes.

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Aggressive GBP over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 8.3% 2.1% 3.0% 1.5% 1.5%
2016 3.1% -1.6% 0.9% 2.9% 1.0%
2015 -0.6% 4.9% -2.8% -4.4% 2.1%
2014 5.8% -1.3% 2.1% 2.3% 2.6%
2013 11.9% 7.1% 0.5% 0.7% 3.3%
2012 10.0% 7.2% -3.5% 4.5% 1.8%
2011 -5.6% 0.4% 0.5% -8.8% 2.6%
2010 18.6% 8.4% -5.5% 7.5% 7.7%
2009 28.8% -4.2% 9.9% 18.6% 3.2%
2008 -25.0% -7.1% -1.3% -9.8% -9.3%
2007 3.2% 0.6% 2.0% 0.8% -0.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/12/2006
  • Share Class size2,361Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B1LB1T45

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.5

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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).