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Standard Life Inv Glo Abs Ret Strategies

Ranked 23 out of 31 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 : 31/12/2015 - 31/12/2016
  • Rank 23/31 Total Return
  • Rank 20/31 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 19/31 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
18 Sanlam FOUR Multi-Strategy Founder GBP GBP

5.1

19 InRIS UCITS PLC-R CFM Diversified NI GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

5.2

20 Standard Life Inv Glo Abs Ret Strategies Inst Acc GBP

5.2

21 GAM Star Flexible Global Portfolio GBP Acc GBP

5.3

22 UBS O’Connor Oppnstic UCITS GBP Hdg Q PF Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

5.6

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/12/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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).