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Contact details

Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2ES
44 (0) 131 228 5959 (Fax Number)
44 (0) 131 229 5252 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Alan Porter01-Nov-2010 to Present
Ross Watson»01-Aug-2009 to 31-Oct-2010
Scott McKenzie»01-Oct-2005 to 30-Jul-2009
Tom Maxwell»09-Mar-2005 to 30-Sep-2005
David Berry»02-Sep-2002 to 08-Mar-2005
Tom Maxwell»01-Jul-2000 to 01-Sep-2002

Investment objectives

The fund’s objective is to provide an income return with some potential for capital appreciation. The portfolio will seek to provide an income in excess of the prospective dividend yield of the MSCI World index.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 27 / 29 15 / 22
Quartile 4 3

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 8.33 10.02
Alpha -5.06 -0.92
Beta 0.95 0.95
Sharpe 0.16 0.82
Info Ratio -2.00 -0.50
R2 0.89 0.91
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Global Equity Income»
performance chart
ACC +3.2+45.8n/a+17.0+20.7n/an/a
  GLOBAL EQUITY INCOME   +8.6+54.0+65.1+18.7+19.5-3.0+10.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf MARTIN CURRIE GLOBAL EQUITY INCOME B INC INC 116.70 (p) 23-Sep-2014 3.50 0.98% ML96 3156041
pdf MARTIN CURRIE GLOBAL EQUITY INCOME B ACC ACC 141.80 (p) 23-Sep-2014 3.45 0.98% QJ64 B0VYGB3
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf MARTIN CURRIE GLOBAL EQUITY INCOME A ACC ACC 133.30 (p) 23-Sep-2014 3.47 1.73% QJ63 B0VYF05
pdf MARTIN CURRIE GLOBAL EQUITY INCOME A INC INC 106.50 (p) 23-Sep-2014 3.52 1.73% SY01 3156030

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£107.0m / $175.1m (31-Aug-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 100.0 Monthly Launch01-Nov-2010
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 08:30 to 17:30
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 100
Initial charge5.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: ;
Trustee / DepositaryState Street Trustees Limited
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services Limited
Dividend policyMar 01 (Final), Jun 01, Sep 01, Dec 01
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Equity Mixed Global Equity Income
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
ROCHE HLDG AG 6.18 1 - -
CHEVRON CORP 5.03 2 - -
TOTAL SA 4.48 3 - -
ABBVIE INC 3.63 6 - -
SANOFI 3.60 7 - -
PFIZER INC 3.23 9 - -
BHP BILLITON 2.98 10 - *
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
USA34.851 34.85% USA
UK18.812 18.81% UK
France12.533 12.53% France
Germany8.324 8.32% Germany
Switzerland6.185 6.18% Switzerland
Australia3.396 3.39% Australia
Sweden3.117 3.11% Sweden
Japan2.688 2.68% Japan
Canada2.489 2.48% Canada
Cash & Cash Equivalents1.8710 1.87% Cash & Cash Equivalents
Mexico1.7911 1.79% Mexico
Singapore1.4612 1.46% Singapore
Thailand1.3913 1.39% Thailand
Hong Kong1.1314 1.13% Hong Kong
Sector weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Health Care16.641 16.64% Health Care
Energy15.682 15.68% Energy
Consumer Staples15.423 15.42% Consumer Staples
Financials14.184 14.18% Financials
Consumer Discretionary13.175 13.17% Consumer Discretionary
Telecommunications Utilities6.946 6.94% Telecommunications Utilities
Materials5.567 5.56% Materials
Industrials4.498 4.49% Industrials
Utilities4.249 4.24% Utilities
Money Market1.8710 1.87% Money Market
Information Technology1.8211 1.82% Information Technology

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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Asset allocation

US Equities, 34.85%
34.8500% ofUS Equities
UK Equities, 18.81%
18.8100% ofUK Equities
French Equities, 12.53%
12.5300% ofFrench Equities
German Equities, 8.32%
8.3200% ofGerman Equities
Swiss Equities, 6.18%
6.1800% ofSwiss Equities
Australian Equities, 3.39%
3.3900% ofAustralian Equities
Swedish Equities, 3.11%
3.1100% ofSwedish Equities
Japanese Equities, 2.68%
2.6800% ofJapanese Equities
Canadian Equities, 2.48%
2.4800% ofCanadian Equities
Cash & Cash Equivalents, 1.87%
1.8700% ofCash & Cash Equivalents
Mexican Equities, 1.79%
1.7900% ofMexican Equities
Singapore Equities, 1.46%
1.4600% ofSingapore Equities
Thai Equities, 1.39%
1.3900% ofThai Equities
Hong Kong Equities, 1.13%
1.1300% ofHong Kong Equities

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