Aberdeen Diversified Income A Inc

Ranked 197 out of 399 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Mike Brooks

Mike Brooks is head of multi asset growth strategies within investment solutions and is the co-lead manager of the Diversified Growth fund. Mike joined Aberdeen in 2015 from Baillie Gifford where he was an investment manager in the Diversified Growth team. He co-founded the Diversified Growth strategy at Baillie Gifford in 2008, playing a leading role in the development of the philosophy and process, in the ongoing management of the fund and in the successful expansion of the client base. Mike joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 as head of investment risk. Prior to this he was head of quantitative research at Aegon Asset Management and is a qualified actuary.


The Funds investment objective is to provide income combined with long term capital growth. It will aim to achieve this by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of assets. The majority of the Fund will be exposed to Equity and Equity-Related securities, Investment grade and sub-Investment grade Debt and debt-related securities issued by governments, government-related bodies, and corporations. The remainder of the Fund may be exposed to cash, cash equivalents, deposits, money market instruments and alternative assets including property and infrastructure. The Funds holdings may include exposure to emerging markets. The Fund may not include exposure to all of the stated asset classes at any point in time. The Fund is multi-asset in nature and the Investment Adviser has the flexibility to amend the allocation between different asset classes in line with its view on markets in order to achieve the Funds objective. The Fund will mainly gain exposure to the asset classes through direct investment, although exposure to alternative asset classes will be obtained indirectly. When investing indirectly the Fund will gain exposure through investment in collective investment schemes, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and derivatives. When investing indirectly through collective investment schemes, the Fund will mainly invest in products managed by the Investment Adviser and/or its associated group companies where such products are available. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes managed by third party managers. The Fund may use financial derivative instruments for investment purposes and/or efficient portfolio management (including hedging) The Fund may use derivative instruments to create short and / or long positions in currencies other than the base currency.

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Balanced GBP over : 31/01/2018 - 31/01/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -5.8% -2.0% -0.1% 1.4% -5.1%
2017 6.7% 2.9% 2.4% 0.3% 0.9%
2016 13.3% 1.0% 4.1% 6.3% 1.3%
2015 -1.4% 4.2% -3.0% -3.7% 1.3%
2014 4.5% 0.8% 1.8% -0.3% 2.2%
2013 9.0% 7.1% -1.9% 1.6% 2.0%
2012 7.6% 1.7% 1.2% 3.4% 1.2%
2011 7.3% 1.1% 2.0% -2.3% 6.5%
2010 13.3% 5.0% -2.7% 8.3% 2.4%
2009 17.6% -9.3% 9.4% 16.9% 1.4%
2008 -15.9% -4.8% -6.0% -2.4% -3.8%
2007 1.7% 1.2% 0.2% -0.6% 0.9%
2006 9.0% 4.3% -1.7% 3.0% 3.2%
2005 13.3% 2.1% 3.9% 4.0% 2.7%
2004 9.2% 1.3% 0.8% 2.0% 4.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/12/2003
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B1BW3J18

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50


  • Annual management1.05%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).