VAM Balanced Fund
Asset Class: Multi-Asset
The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation through capital growth with some income. The Fund will, directly or indirectly, gain exposure to equities and similar securities, fixed income instruments and/or money market instruments. The Fund may gain exposure to assets worldwide without any restriction in relation to the currency of denomination of the assets to which exposure is obtained.
The Fund’s direct and/or indirect exposure to equities and similar securities of issuers worldwide may vary between 40% and 85% and its exposure to fixed income instruments (including sovereign or corporate fixed income instruments of issuers worldwide and of any credit rating as well as convertible instruments) and/or money market instruments may vary between 0% and 60% of the Fund’s net assets.
|A Class USD||A Class GBP||A Class EUR||A Class SGD||A Class AUD|
|Launch Date||30th November 2012||12th November 2012||1st February 2013||7th December 2016|
|Bloomberg Ticker||VAMMFUA LX||VAMMFGA LX||VAMMFEA LX||VAMMFAS LX||VAMMFAA LX|
|D Class USD||D Class GBP||D Class EUR||D Class AUD|
|Launch Date||24th February 2017||24th February 2017||16th March 2017|
|Bloomberg Ticker||VAMMFDU LX||VAMMFDG LX||VAMMFDE LX||VAMMFDA LX|
|Z Class USD||Z Class GBP||Z Class CHF|
|Launch Date||2nd July 2018||2nd July 2018||2nd July 2018|
|Bloomberg Ticker||VAMMFZU LX||VAMMFZG LX||VAMMFZC LX|
SANLAM PRIVATE WEALTH
Sanlam Private Wealth is a leading discretionary investment manager based in London, with over £12 billion of assets under management. It is part of the Sanlam Group, the largest non-banking financial services company in Africa managing over £50 billion of client assets globally. The group is over 100 years old and the investment team in London holds multiple awards in recognition of its investment capabilities.
Phil is the Chief Investment Officer for Sanlam Private Wealth. He graduated with a first-class honours degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and has 19 years of investment experience. He has a proven track record running a market neutral hedge fund as well as global long only funds.
Phil’s career began in 2000 as an analyst on the European Equity team at Tokyo Mitsubishi Asset Management. In 2006 he joined the Global Equity team at Batterymarch (now Legg Mason) where he was initially based in London before relocating to the US. Phil has been a CFA Charterholder since 2003.
Mike joined Sanlam in January 2013 to develop its multi-asset capability and as the fund manager to the Sanlam Multi-Strategy Fund. He has worked in the industry for over 26 years and, prior to Sanlam, he worked at Insight Investments where he was head of the multi-asset group and responsible for the retail multi-asset funds.
Before joining Insight, Mike spent 20 years at Credit Suisse where he held senior positions including Head of Special Mandates and Head of Trusts and Charities in the asset management and private banking divisions. As Head of Multi-Asset Class Solutions at Credit Suisse, Mike managed a team of 14 with responsibility for £5 billion of institutional, private client and retail fund assets.