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Schroder UK Mid 250  
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Jupiter Merlin UK Growth  
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10 Exchange Square, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2BY
087 0606 6402 (Dealing)
020 7426 4707 (Fax Number)
020 7426 4000 (Main Number)

sales@closebrothers.com

Fund managers

* Riitta Hujanen01-Apr-2013 to Present
 
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Chris Bailey»03-Sep-2010 to 31-Mar-2013


Investment objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide capital growth together with some income by investing mainly in UK equities. The balance of the fund will be invested in a combination of fixed interest securities and alternative asset classes.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 65 / 282 115 / 240
Quartile 1 2

Fund ratings

BLANKMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 4 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 5.72 8.09
Alpha -0.18 0.15
Beta 1.11 1.04
Sharpe 0.77 0.73
Info Ratio 0.22 0.16
R2 0.81 0.87
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares»
performance chart
chart
    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +7.1+31.4n/a+10.7+10.8+3.0n/a
  MIXED INVESTMENT 40%-85% SHARES   +5.7+29.5+42.1+13.0+8.4+0.5+9.1
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf CLOSE BALANCED PORTFOLIO X ACC ACC 150.70 (p) 19-Sep-2014 1.77 0.83% GOXE B7KDKJ6
pdf CLOSE BALANCED PORTFOLIO I ACC ACC 122.20 (p) 19-Sep-2014 2.24 n/a GQ8D B80ZCG0
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf CLOSE BALANCED PORTFOLIO Y ACC ACC 162.50 (p) 19-Sep-2014 1.54 1.08% 0GXU B5LY1F7
pdf CLOSE BALANCED PORTFOLIO A ACC ACC 138.10 (p) 19-Sep-2014 1.13 1.58% KUX6 B4YW1S4

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 Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£821.5m / $1,339.6m (19-Sep-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 250.0 Monthly Launch03-Sep-2010
Pricing times12:00 daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing times11.45
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 250
Initial charge5.00%
Annual management charge1.35%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: ;
Trustee / DepositaryBNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Limited
RegistrarBNY Mellon International Bank Ltd
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyApr 01, Oct 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Mixed Asset Risk targeted multi-asset solution Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Largest holdings, 31-Jul-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
SHIRE PLC 2.51 1 - *
ACTELION 2.36 2 - -
APPLE INC 2.32 3 - -
MICROSOFT CORP 2.18 4 - -
GILEAD SCIENCES INC 2.16 5 - -
BHP BILLITON 2.12 6 - *
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 2.11 7 - *
SMITH & NEPHEW AG 2.04 8 - -
EMC CORP 2.00 9 - -
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 1.97 10 - -
Total21.77 
Regional weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Region(%)Rank 
North America29.071 29.07% North America
Alternatives & Fixed interest corporate bond23.222 23.22% Alternatives & Fixed interest corporate bond
UK17.543 17.54% UK
Europe ex UK16.424 16.42% Europe ex UK
Cash6.715 6.71% Cash
Japan6.196 6.19% Japan
Asia Pacific ex Japan0.857 0.85% Asia Pacific ex Japan
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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Mike Woodford Sep 27th, 2010 at 10:29 AM

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Asset allocation

North American Equities, 29.07%
29.0700% ofNorth American Equities
Global Corporate Fixed Interest, 18.92%
18.9200% ofGlobal Corporate Fixed Interest
UK Equities, 17.54%
17.5400% ofUK Equities
Europe ex UK Equities, 16.42%
16.4200% ofEurope ex UK Equities
Cash, 6.71%
6.7100% ofCash
Japanese Equities, 6.19%
6.1900% ofJapanese Equities
Alternative Assets, 4.30%
4.3000% ofAlternative Assets
Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities, 0.85%
0.8500% ofAsia Pacific ex Japan Equities

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