III - FundFactsheet

Fund Objective: The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve a return for investors over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income and with a below median volatility level through exposure to a diversified range of asset classes.

Annual Rebate Annual rebate on
£10,000 holding
Ongoing Charges   Initial Charge /
Dealing Charge
- - 0.64% 0.00% / £10
 Star Rating Fund Risk Level   12 Month Performance
3 Low-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-Medium 149.10 141.00
Quick Stats Purchase info
Currency: GBX Change on day -0.07% Sector UT Volatility Managed Min: £20.00
Bid price: 0.00 YTD return -3.24% Fund size(£m) 405.93 ISA: Yes
Mid price: 143.30 Yield 1.50% Fund type OEIC
Offer price 0.00 Type Accumulation Unit Launch date 23/10/2012
Performance - View all
Key Chart Instrument 1 mth 6 mths 1 yr 3 yrs
Architas MA Passive Moderate A Acc -3.44% -1.44% 1.70% 19.42%
UT Volatility Managed -3.43% -0.13% 3.70% 18.43%



Region Weighting - as at 29/12/17
Region % of fund
UK 58.86
North America 18.93
Not Specified 10.01
International 6.94
Japan 5.26

Sector/Region weightings are currently unavailable

Fund Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve a return for investors over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income and with a below median volatility level through exposure to a diversified range of asset classes.

Fund Manager

Sheldon MacDonald

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Since: 01/02/2017

Biography:Sheldon manages the Architas Multi-Asset Blended Fund range. He oversees fund selection and manages the products' asset allocation and investment strategies. He also leads fund manager research across a number of sectors, including multi-asset and money market strategies. Before joining Architas in 2010, Sheldon was a fund of funds manager at Nedgroup Investments, part of Old Mutual Plc. As well as running a variety of long only multi-asset strategies, Sheldon has extensive experience in the hedge fund space and, prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, was Head of Derivative Trading at Old Mutual Asset Managers in South Africa. Sheldon has a BComm in Financial Accounting and Economics and holds the IMC. He has 22 years of investment experience.

Fund Manager

Alex Burn

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Since: 01/09/2017

Biography:Alex leads research on Asian, Japanese, global and sector fund equities as well as co-managing the Global Equity Income and Passive portfolios. Alex joined Architas in 2013 from the AXA UK graduate scheme. He has a BA (Hons) in Corporate Management and is a CFA Charterholder and IMC qualified.

Quick Stats
Citi code GSMU Legal structure OEIC Fund Currency GBX
ISIN code GB00B8DT9S00 Fund size £405.93 M at 14/02/2018 Price date 16/02/2018
Fund Risk Level Low-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-Medium Star rating 3 Pricing freq Daily
Sector UT Volatility Managed Valor code - WKN Code -
Bid price 0.00 Mid price 143.30 Offer Price 0.00
Benchmark No Specified Index Yield 1.50% Launch date 23/10/2012
Domicile United Kingdom Type Accumulation ISA Yes
Purchase & Other Information
Min.investment £20.00
Min.top-up £20.00
Standard (Fund Manager) Initial Charge 4.00%
Interactive Investor Initial Charge 0.00%
Annual Rebate -
Ongoing Charges 0.64% at 17/02/2017
Performance Fee 0%
Compliant Non UCITS Retail Scheme,
Dividend dates Jan 01, Jul 01
For sale in United Kingdom,
Performance Chart in (GBX)

Bid-to-bid with income reinvested.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Fund performance data doesn’t take into account fees and expenses which are specific to individual plans. Details are available on request.

Cumulative Performance in GBX
  3 mth 6 mth 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
Fund -1.58% -1.44% 1.70% 19.42% 37.00%
Sector -0.78% -0.13% 3.70% 18.43% 36.18%
Relative to sector -0.80% -1.31% -2.00% 0.99% 0.82%
Rank within sector - - - - -
Quartile - - - - -
Discrete Annual Performance to Last Quarter End in GBX
  0-12m 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
Fund 6.01% 16.03% 2.47% 10.12% 4.71%
Sector 8.25% 13.12% 1.54% 7.09% 9.44%
Relative to sector -2.24% 2.91% 0.93% 3.03% -4.73%
Rank within sector - - - - -
Quartile - - - - -
Performance by Calendar Year in GBX
  YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund -3.24% 6.01% 16.03% 2.47% 10.12%
Sector -2.37% 8.25% 13.12% 1.54% 7.09%
Relative to sector -0.87% -2.24% 2.91% 0.93% 3.03%
Rank within sector - - - - -
Quartile - - - - -
Fund Price Movement in GBX
12 month high 149.10 (British Pence) 12 month low 141.00 (British Pence)
Risk Statistics
Volatility Alpha Beta Sharpe Tracking Error Information Ratio R2
Fund 6.13 0.25 0.96 0.54 2.36 0.00 0.85
Asset Weightings as at December 29, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK Corporate Fixed Interest 22.86%
2 NoChange UK Gilts 20.81%
3 NoChange North American Equities 18.93%
4 NoChange UK Equities 15.19%
5 NoChange Property 10.01%
6 NoChange Global Fixed Interest 6.94%
7 NoChange Japanese Equities 5.26%
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Region Weightings as at December 29, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK 58.86%
2 NoChange North America 18.93%
3 NoChange Not Specified 10.01%
4 NoChange International 6.94%
5 NoChange Japan 5.26%
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Sector Weightings are currently unavailable
Top Holdings as at December 29, 2017
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange BLACKROCK NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY INDEX (UK) L ACC 13.55%
2 Riser VANGUARD UK INVESTMENT GRADE BOND INDEX FUND 11.92%
3 Riser BLACKROCK UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER FUND 11.15%
4 Faller BLACKROCK UK EQUITY TRACKER FUND 10.81%
5 Faller BLACKROCK CORPORATE BOND TRACKER FUND 10.78%
6 NoChange VANGUARD UK GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX FUND 9.52%
7 NoChange BLACKROCK OVERSEAS GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX (UK) A ACC 6.89%
8 NoChange LEGAL AND GENERAL UK PROPERTY FUND 5.40%
9 NoChange VANGUARD US EQUITY INDEX FUND 5.25%
10 NoChange VANGUARD FTSE UK ALL SHARE INDEX FUND 4.28%
Total 89.55%
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