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 EUR||Z Class CHF|
|Launch Date||2nd July 2018||2nd July 2018||7th September 2020||2nd July 2018|
|Bloomberg Ticker||VAMMFZU LX||VAMMFZG LX||VALVBZE LX||VAMMFZC LX|
The VAM Discretionary Funds are managed by atomos. The name, meaning “indivisible” in ancient Greek, represents a culture of collaboration, inclusivity and diverse perspectives. With a long heritage in the UK, atomos currently manages funds for individuals, families, charities and trusts, employing 250+ individuals with the collective mission of delivering an exceptional wealth management service for its clients.
Haig joined atomos (formerly Sanlam Wealth) in March 2022 and assumed the role of Head of Investments. He joined the industry in 1997 working for Turcan Connell after studying Economics and Statistics at Heriot-Watt University, where he qualified as an investment manager in 2000, and became CIO in 2009. Haig also has an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling University and is a CFA Charter holder. He led a successful MBO of the asset management division of Turcan Connell, where he grew assets from a standstill to in excess of £1bn. This business was sold in 2017 to 7IM, where he became Head of Portfolio Management. Haig is currently the Chair of the CFA UK Investment Policy Committee, having been appointed to the Committee in 2013 and having held the Deputy Chair position until 2021. He has also been Chair of the CFA UK Scottish Committee, a position he held from 2012 until 2015.