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Jupiter Merlin Conservative Portfolio GBP Acc

Ranked 57 out of 102 in - Conservative GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

John Chatfeild-Roberts

John Chatfeild-Roberts joined Jupiter in 2001 and was appointed Chief Investment Officer in 2010. He stood down from his role in September 2015 to focus on running Jupiter’s multi-manager funds. The team currently manages nine funds in total, with five domiciled in the UK. He is also a Director of Jupiter Asset Management Limited and a Main Board Director. His earlier career in fund management was at Lazard Brothers Asset Management (1995-2001) and Henderson Administration (1990-1995). He held a Short Service Commission in the British Army in the 1980s. John has many years’ experience in investment management and is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Algy Smith-Maxwell

Algy Smith-Maxwell joined Jupiter in 2001 as a fund manager in the Jupiter Independent Funds Team. Algy has extensive experience specialising in multi-manager funds. He started his career in 1995 as a fund analyst for Henderson's before becoming a fund manager for Lazard Asset Management in 1999.


To achieve long term capital growth with income.


Conservative GBP over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 3.4% -2.4% -1.7%
2014 3.4% 0.3% 1.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2013 3.7% 6.0% -3.3% 0.2% 1.0%
2012 0.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Jupiter Corporate Bond I Inc 31.31
Jupiter Strategic Bond I Inc GBP 18.70
Royal London UK Equity Income Z 11.41
Evenlode Income C Inc 10.53
Jupiter UK Special Situations I Inc 9.33
Man GLG Strategic Bond Professional Acc C GBP 5.26
Aptus Global Financials A Inc GBP 2.97
Hermes Multi Strategy Credit F GBP Dist Hedged 2.52
ETFS Physical Gold 1.85

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/09/2012
  • Share Class size31Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. additional investment50


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment5.25

Related News

AA-rated ex-Rathbones manager added to Merlin Portfolios

The Jupiter Merlin team has added the Evenlode Income fund, managed by Rathbones alumnus Hugh Yarrow, to two of its portfolios.

Chatfeild-Roberts spooked by emerging market inflation threat

Citywire Selection manager John Chatfeild-Roberts has reduced his exposure to emerging markets across his Jupiter Merlin portfolios on fears of the growing inflation threat in the region.

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