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M&G Episode Income A Inc

Ranked 130 out of 373 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

The Fund's aim is to generate a high and rising level of income over time through investment in a diversified range of assets. The fund manager adopts a flexible approach to the allocation of capital between asset classes in response to changes in economic conditions and the valuation of assets. The fund invests in transferable securities, fixed income assets (including, but not limited to, corporate bonds and government and public securities), warrants, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash.

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Performance

Balanced GBP over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 130/373 Total Return
  • Rank 138/373 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 36/373 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
128 FP Verbatim Portfolio 5 Income A Inc GBP

14.9%

129 The Serissa Inc GBP

14.9%

130 Henderson Core 5 Income A Acc GBP

14.8%

130 M&G Episode Income A Inc GBP

14.8%

132 Tilney A3743 A Acc GBP

14.8%

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

28/02/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
US Treasury 2.750% 15-Aug-2042 12.23
Portugal 4.100% 15-Feb-2045 6.79
South Africa 6.250% 31-Mar-2036 3.16
Portugal 4.800% 15-Jun-2020 3.05
Italy 4.750% 01-Sep-2044 3.01
M&G Property Portfolio Sterling I Inc 3.00
Mexico 8.500% 18-Nov-2038 2.67
SPDR Barclays 10+Year US Corp Bd UCITS ETF USD Dis 2.50
Spain 5.150% 31-Oct-2044 2.36
Colombia 10.000% 24-Jul-2024 2.08
28/02/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/11/2010
  • Share Class size656Mn
  • 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).