BNY Mellon Investment Funds - Newton Real Return Fund Institutional W Accumulation

Name
BNY Mellon Investment Funds - Newton Real Return Fund Institutional W Accumulation
Manager
BNY Mellon Fund Managers Limited
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00B8GG4B61
Sector
Targeted Absolute Return
Launched
05/09/2012
OCF
0.8 %
3 Year Sharpe
0.42
Yield
2.2 %
Benchmark
1 Month GBP LIBOR + 4%
The objective of the fund is to achieve significant real rates of return in Sterling terms predominantly from a portfolio of UK and international securities. The fund may invest anywhere in the world into a mixture of cash, equities, corporate and government fixed interest securities (of any duration or credit rating), deposits, money market instruments, derivatives, forward transactions and collective investment schemes. The manager follows a broad multi-asset approach and emphasises real return. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes as well as for efficient portfolio management or risk reduction.
Holding %
United States Treasury Bonds 3.38% 7.98 %
iShares Physical Gold ETC 4.92 %
S&P 500 Emini Index.Sep 2019 Future 3.59 %
iShares JP Morgan $ EM Bond ETF USD Dist 2.01 %
Ftse China A50 Index.Jul 2019 Future 1.99 %
Australia (Commonwealth of) 3.75% 1.94 %
Australia (Commonwealth of) 3% 1.94 %
Dax Sept19 1.90 %
Russell 2000 Emini Index.Sep 2019 Future 1.87 %
AIA Group Ltd 1.80 %
Region %
United States 24.45 %
Eurozone 21.36 %
United Kingdom 19.07 %
Europe - ex Euro 15.27 %
Asia - Developed 10.31 %
Sector %
Technology 16.52 %
Financial Services 16.51 %
Consumer Cyclical 11.11 %
Industrials 10.86 %
Healthcare 10.52 %
Consumer Defensive 8.50 %
Basic materials 7.35 %
Utilities 7.31 %
Real Estate 6.90 %
Name
BNY Mellon Fund Managers Limited
Address
London, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Aron Pataki
Joined 02/01/2019

Aron is a global portfolio manager and risk strategist for the real return portfolios, with a particular focus on the use of derivatives and hedging. He is also the lead manager on the Euro real return strategy. Aron joined Newton in 2006 as a member of the portfolio analytics team, where he was responsible for risk analysis and portfolio construction across Newton’s institutional and retail portfolios. Previously, he worked as a quantitative analyst at Lacima Group.

Andrew Warwick
Joined 12/31/2018

Andy is a global portfolio manager of the Real Return strategy. Together with Aron and Suzanne, Andy is responsible for the final capital allocation decisions on the strategy. Andy started his career at Mercury Asset Management in 1993 as a unit trust dealer before joining the Quant & Derivatives team to focus on managing synthetic portfolios for clients and trading equity derivatives for the Firm. In 2006, Andy joined the multi-asset team at BlackRock where he was responsible for managing absolute and relative return mandates as well as the head of research specialising in equity thematic views and risk premia strategies. Mr. Warwick earned a MSc in Finance from the University of Leicester.

Suzanne Hutchins
Joined 12/14/2015

Suzanne Hutchins rejoined Newton in 2010 as global investment manager and member of the Real Return team. Suzanne has lead management responsibility for the Global Real Return USD strategy. She moved to Capital International in 2005 as investment specialist for global equity, income and absolute-return-based strategies. She had additional client facing responsibility for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues. Suzanne initially joined Newton in 1991 as a research analyst after completing a BA (Hons) at University College London. During her first 14 years with Newton, she worked closely with Stewart Newton before becoming lead manager on the UK and Intrepid team. She managed multi-asset and global equity mandates, as well as RPI+ based strategies, for institutional and retail clients.

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