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M&G Episode Income A Inc

Ranked 127 out of 379 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Steven Andrew

As a fund manager at M&G, Steven Andrew is responsible for the M&G Episode Income Fund, which he has run since first becoming a fund manager for the company in 2010. The fund follows a top-down investment style, focusing on macro factors with a behavioural finance overlay. This investment philosophy has allowed the fund to offer returns in various market conditions, and Andrew believes that the fund is robust enough to continue to do so in the future. Andrew studied Financial Economics at the University of London.

Objective

Showing fund performance in United Kingdom View performance globally

Performance

Balanced GBP over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 127/379 Total Return
  • Rank 112/379 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 38/379 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
125 FP Verbatim Portfolio 5 Income A Inc GBP

16.4%

125 The Beamish Fund GBP

16.4%

127 M&G Episode Income A Inc GBP

16.4%

127 First State Diversified Growth B GBP Acc GBP

16.4%

129 S&W Worldwide GBP

16.4%

Fund Name Currency Loss
38 M&G Episode Income A Inc GBP

-0.9%

38 F&C Diversified Growth X GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.9%

40 Old Mutual Generation Target 4 A GBP Inc GBP

-1.0%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.0%
2016 14.3% 2.4% 0.7% 4.9% 5.6%
2015 -2.8% 4.9% -4.2% -5.8% 2.7%
2014 13.5% 3.2% 4.0% 0.7% 5.0%
2013 7.2% 7.3% -3.0% 2.2% 0.8%
2012 8.1% 3.0% -0.6% 4.0% 1.4%
2011 6.3% 0.0% 3.0% -0.8% 4.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
US Treasury 2.750% 15-Aug-2042 11.44
Northern Trust Global - The Sterling E 7.43
Portugal 4.100% 15-Feb-2045 6.10
M&G Property Portfolio Sterling I Inc 2.92
South Africa 6.250% 31-Mar-2036 2.92
Italy 4.750% 01-Sep-2044 2.83
Mexico 8.500% 18-Nov-2038 2.65
SPDR Barclays 10+Year US Corp Bd UCITS ETF USD Dis 2.35
Spain 5.150% 31-Oct-2044 2.24
Colombia 10.000% 24-Jul-2024 1.96
30/04/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/11/2010
  • Share Class size676Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B4054K09

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.35%
  • Initial investment4

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