Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund B

Name
Smith & Williamson Defensive Growth Fund B
Manager
Smith & Williamson Inv Mgt (Ireland) Ltd
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
IE00B7SMSG88
Sector
Targeted Absolute Return
Launched
25/05/2012
OCF
0.78 %
Risk Rating
1
3 Year Sharpe
1.75
3 Year Alpha
3.03
Yield
0.5 %
Benchmark
FTSE AllSh TR GBP
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term steady capital growth by adopting a policy to normally invest at least 50% of the assets in zero dividend preference shares (zeros), and synthetic zeros. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, collective investment schemes and warrants.
Holding %
Royal Bank of Canada (London) 0% 4.36 %
Morgan Stanley BV 0% 4.25 %
UBS AG Jersey Branch 0% 4.16 %
J.P. Morgan Structured Products B.V. 0% 3.68 %
HSBC Bank plc 0% 3.67 %
Credit Suisse AG London Branch 0% 3.19 %
BH Global GBP Ord 3.07 %
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Ord 3.03 %
Real Estate Credit Investments Ord 2.81 %
Credit Suisse AG London Branch 0% 2.75 %
Region %
United Kingdom 32.33 %
United States 23.14 %
Asia - Emerging 10.94 %
Eurozone 10.66 %
Latin America 9.92 %
Sector %
Utilities 24.03 %
Industrials 20.67 %
Consumer Cyclical 10.98 %
Financial Services 10.59 %
Real Estate 7.47 %
Energy 7.47 %
Technology 7.20 %
Name
Smith & Williamson Inv Mgt (Ireland) Ltd
Address
Ireland, Ireland
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Genevra von Ambroz
Joined 01/01/2014

Genevra joined the Smith & Williamson Investment Management Graduate Scheme in September 2008, and became a permanent member of the firm’s Multi-Manager team in January 2010. She has been assistant fund manager on the MM Cautious Growth Fund and MM Global Investment Fund since January 2014 and became assistant fund manager on MM Endurance Balanced Fund since September 2014. Genevra graduated from Durham University in 2007 with a BA (Hons) degree in Politics. She is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI) and is a CAIA Charter Holder.

James Burns
Joined 07/01/2005

James joined Smith & Williamson in September 1999 and started working on the investment trust desk in January 2001. James leads the Managed Portfolio Service as well as the Multi Manager team, which oversees the Smith & Williamson MM Global Investment Fund, MM Cautious Growth Fund and the MM Endurance Balanced Fund. James sits on the Asset Allocation Policy Committee and he also co-ordinates the investment trust recommended list for the Private Client department. James graduated from the University of St. Andrews in 1998 with an MA (Hons) and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

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