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PO Box 17036, 69 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8YF
0131 655 6000 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Johnny Russell01-Mar-2011 to Present
 
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Craig Bonthron»01-Jul-2011 to 31-Oct-2012
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership»01-Mar-2010 to 28-Feb-2011
Ian Vose»01-Feb-2010 to 01-Mar-2010
Alex Illingworth»19-Jan-2009 to 01-Feb-2010


Investment objectives

To achieve capital growth in the long term by investing in companies whose activities are considered ethical, both in terms of their primary activities as well as in the means of achieving them.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 36 / 140 17 / 110
Quartile 2 1

Fund ratings

BLANKMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
n/aS&P Rating
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 3 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 9.90 11.35
Alpha 9.32 7.05
Beta 0.96 1.01
Sharpe 0.44 0.41
Info Ratio 1.65 1.09
R2 0.68 0.69
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Specialist»
performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +6.5+25.6+63.5+19.6-1.5-0.1+30.4
  SPECIALIST   +0.7+2.9+54.6+6.7-4.3+8.1+39.0
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf SCOT WID HIFML ETHICAL 1 ACC 92.65 (p) 17-Apr-2014 n/a 1.65% E3X0 B3BLRL2

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC)
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£177.6m / $298.6m (31-Mar-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 10.0 Monthly Launch24-Nov-2008
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 09:00 to 17:00
Minimum initial£ 5,000
Minimum additional£ 500
Initial charge4.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryThe Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
RegistrarHBOS Investment Fund Managers limited
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyJun 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Equity Ethical/Sustainable Specialist
Largest holdings, 31-Dec-2013
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
GOOGLE INC COM USD0.001 CL'A' 4.18 1 - -
CONTINENTAL AG NPV 3.37 2 - -
ORIX CORP NPV 3.18 3 - -
MCKESSON CORPORATI COM USD0.01 3.03 4 - -
FRESENIUS MEDICAL NPV 3.00 5 - -
HEXCEL CORP COM USD0.01 2.98 6 - -
AMERICAN INTNL GRP COMM STOCK USD 2.88 7 - -
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP NPV 2.86 8 - -
PRUDENTIAL ORD GBP0.05 2.80 9 - *
AMERICAN EXPRESS COM US$0.20 2.78 10 - -
Total31.06 
Regional weightings, 31-Dec-2013
Region(%)Rank 
North America49.651 49.65% North America
Europe ex UK16.942 16.94% Europe ex UK
UK13.563 13.56% UK
Emerging Markets11.044 11.04% Emerging Markets
Japan8.815 8.81% Japan
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Dec-2013
Sector(%)Rank 
Financials21.231 21.23% Financials
Technology16.482 16.48% Technology
Industrials14.423 14.42% Industrials
Consumer Goods11.884 11.88% Consumer Goods
Consumer Services11.125 11.12% Consumer Services
Health Care9.376 9.37% Health Care
Oil & Gas5.187 5.18% Oil & Gas
Basic Materials5.108 5.10% Basic Materials
Utilities2.549 2.54% Utilities
Telecommunications1.7610 1.76% Telecommunications
Money Market0.9211 0.92% Money Market
Total100.00 

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

 
 
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North America Equity, 49.64%
49.6400% ofNorth America Equity
Europe ex UK Equity, 16.94%
16.9400% ofEurope ex UK Equity
UK Equity, 12.71%
12.7100% ofUK Equity
Emerging Markets Equity, 10.98%
10.9800% ofEmerging Markets Equity
Japan Equity, 8.81%
8.8100% ofJapan Equity
Money Market, 0.92%
0.9200% ofMoney Market

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