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Polar Capital Income Opportunities A2 Ret Acc

Ranked 5 out of 342 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Nick Brind

Born in the UK in 1972, Nick Brind studied Chemistry at Southampton University before attending the London Business School. He began as a portfolio manager with Capel-Cure Myers in 1994 and moved to Exeter Asset Management as a senior fund manager in 1997 and then to New Star in 2005. In 2009, Nick joined HIM Capital which was acquired by Polar Capital and he is now partner at the firm. He focuses on financials and describes his equity strategy as defensive growth and value and adopts a fundamental bond strategy with an added top down view. Cash is not used tactically but derivatives are employed for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes. Nick holds the Securities Institute diploma and has a master’s degree in finance. In his free time he enjoys the cinema, theatre and music.

Objective

To Fund seeks to provide an attractive level of income whilst providing capital growth. The fund will invest primarily in the equity, debt and other securities of financial companies worldwide.

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Performance

Balanced GBP over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015
  • Rank 5/342 Total Return
  • Rank 107/342 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 23/342 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 7.0% 7.4% -1.5% -0.8% 1.8%
2014 5.1% 1.2% 0.5% 1.8% 1.4%
2013 20.9% 10.8% 0.7% 2.9% 5.3%
2012 23.0% 7.9% -0.1% 6.3% 7.2%
2011 -7.3% 2.9% 0.4% -12.7% 2.8%
2010 10.2% 4.2% -5.4% 8.6% 2.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/10/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 8.00
Sampo Oyj ORD 2.19
OneSavings Bank PLC ORD 2.10
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA PFD 2.01
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC ORD 1.98
UBS Group AG ORD 1.79
ING Groep NV DR 1.76
Brit Insurance 6.625% 09-Dec-2030 1.69
Nestle SA ORD 1.64
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 1.62
31/10/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Guernsey
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Jersey
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/10/2009
  • Share Class size112Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B7456569

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%

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