VAM Cautious Fund

CLASSIFICATIONS

Asset Class:  Multi-Asset

Region: Global

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation through income and moderate capital growth. The Fund will, directly or indirectly, gain exposure to equities and similar securities, fixed income instruments (including convertible 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 20% and 60%, 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 30% and 80% of the Fund’s net assets.

KEY FACTS

A class USD A class GBP A class EUR A class SGD A class AUD
Launch Date 30th November 2015 15th October  2015 30th November 2015 7th December 2016
ISIN LU1235260236 LU1235259907 LU1291166335 LU1508396378 LU1374865803
Sedol Code BXRTSF1 BXRTSD9 BYMKCY3 BD3WF86 BYXV706
Bloomberg Ticker VAMMCAU LX VAMMCAG LX VAMMCAE LX VAMMCAS LX VAMMCAA LX
Base Currency GBP GBP GBP GBP GBP
Dealing Frequency Daily Daily Daily Daily Daily
D Class USD D Class GBP D Class EUR D Class AUD
Launch Date 24th February 2017 24th February 2017
ISIN LU1558094857 LU1558094774 LU1558094931 LU1558095078
Sedol Code BD31MD7 BD31M26 BD31MF9 BD31MG0
Bloomberg Ticker VAMMCDU LX VAMMCDG LX VAMMCDE LX VAMMCDA LX
Base Currency GBP GBP GBP GBP
Dealing Frequency Daily Daily Daily Daily

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.

PORTFOLIO MANAGERS
Phil Smeaton

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 Pinggera

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.

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