VAM Close Brothers Balanced Fund

CLASSIFICATIONS

Asset Class:  Multi Asset

Region: Global

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

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.

KEY FACTS

A Class USDA Class GBPA Class EURA Class SGDA Class AUD
Launch Date30th November 201212th November 20121st February 20137th December 2016
ISINLU0840938665LU0840938822LU0840939630LU1508396295LU1374865639
Sedol CodeB8DM8C6B7QFT55B87CTG3BD3WF75BYXV6X2
Bloomberg TickerVAMMFUA LXVAMMFGA LXVAMMFEA LXVAMMFAS LXVAMMFAA LX
Base CurrencyGBPGBPGBPGBPGBP
Dealing FrequencyDailyDailyDailyDailyDaily
D Class USDD Class GBPD Class EURD Class AUD
Launch Date24th February 201724th February 201716th March 2017
ISINLU1558094345LU1558094261LU1558094428LU1558094691
Sedol CodeBD31LZ2BD31LY1BD31M04BD31M15
Bloomberg TickerVAMMFDU LXVAMMFDG LXVAMMFDE LXVAMMFDA LX
Base CurrencyGBPGBPGBPGBP
Dealing FrequencyDailyDailyDailyDaily
E Class USDE Class GBPE Class EUR
Launch Date5th December 201623rd November 2016
ISINLU1377970626LU1431679411LU1377970899
Sedol CodeBYXV6Y3BYQLJ29BYXV6Z4
Bloomberg TickerVAMMFEU LXVAMMFEG LXVAMMFEE LX
Base CurrencyGBPGBPGBP
Dealing FrequencyDailyDailyDaily

CLOSE BROTHERS ASSET MANAGEMENT

Close Brothers Asset Management is a leading UK discretionary wealth manager which is part of the FTSE 250 Close Brothers Group plc. It has specialised in managing client portfolios for over 40 years and has over £10bn of assets under management. Advisers and their clients benefit from Close Brothers Asset Management’s expertise in discretionary portfolio management, specialist knowledge, institutional-level research and risk management approach.

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Matthew Stanesby

Mr Stanesby heads up the manager research team at Close Brothers Asset Management and is responsible for the research, selection and monitoring of fund managers. He is also a portfolio manager for the institutional pension funds. Mr Stanesby started his career in the actuarial and investment consulting world and worked within the life insurance, pensions and investment teams at Mercer and Aon.

 

Sam Grant-Dalton

As an investment manager at Close Brothers Asset Management, Mr Grant-Dalton co-manages the Close multi-manager funds and discretionary management service. Sitting on the manager research committee, he has a particular interest in third party fund analysis and also sits on the multi-asset committee, helping to set portfolio positioning across asset classes. Mr Grant-Dalton joined Close Brothers in 2010 as analyst on the hedge fund research team. He holds a BSc with Honours from the University of Bristol and a Masters from Imperial College Business School.

 

James Davies

Mr Davies is an investment manager and senior fund research specialist at Close Brothers Asset Management, working within the firm’s multi-manager and manager research teams. Mr Davies began his investment career with Chartwell Group in 2003. From 2006, he headed up the firm’s fund research and in 2009, began managing its discretionary investment portfolios. In 2010, Chartwell was wholly acquired by Close Brothers plc. Mr Davies holds a BSc Econ in International Relations from Aberystwyth University.

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