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Standard Life Inv Glo Abs Ret Strategies

Ranked 17 out of 32 in - Multi Strategy over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Objective

The Fund aims to provide positive investment returns in all market conditions over the medium to long term. The investment team who actively manage the fund have a wide investment remit to help them try to achieve this aim. The team look to exploit market inefficiencies through active allocation to a diverse range of market positions. The fund manager utilises a combination of traditional assets (such as equities and bonds) and investment strategies based on advanced derivative techniques resulting in a highly diversified portfolio. The fund can take long and short positions in markets, securities and groups of securities through derivative contracts.

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Performance

Multi Strategy over : 31/07/2016 - 31/07/2017
  • Rank 17/32 Total Return
  • Rank 15/32 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 14/32 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
15 SLI Glo SICAV Glbl Abs Rtn Strategies AH GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.0%

16 Wellington Multi-Asset Absolute Ret S Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.8%

17 Standard Life Inv Glo Abs Ret Strategies Inst Acc GBP

2.7%

18 Morgan Stanley Dvsfd Alpha Plus ZH GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.4%

19 Invesco Perpetual Global Targeted Returns Acc GBP

2.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -0.3% 1.3%
2016 -2.3% -3.3% -1.0% 0.5% 1.4%
2015 3.2% 4.5% -1.1% -1.9% 1.7%
2014 5.9% 0.2% 1.6% 2.8% 1.2%
2013 7.2% 3.8% -0.4% 0.2% 3.4%
2012 8.0% 5.3% -1.5% 2.9% 1.2%
2011 3.0% 0.3% -1.5% 1.0% 3.3%
2010 10.8% 4.7% 2.0% 4.7% -0.9%
2009 19.4% 0.8% 5.1% 11.2% 1.4%
2008 1.0% -4.2% 3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/01/2008
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B28S0218

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0

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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).