Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable Income General Inc

Ranked 40 out of 110 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Simon Holman

Simon Holman is a partner and fund manager at Castlefield and has over ten years’ investment experience, predominantly gathered in institutional asset management. Before joining Castlefield in November 2010, he spent nine years with AEGON Asset Management (now known as Kames Capital) where he ultimately specialised in European equities in a combined fund management and analyst role following stints as a European and then global sector analyst. He is a Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst) of the CFA Institute, an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK (ASIP) and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to generate a relatively high level of current income, together with income growth and some capital growth over the long term. The investment process is designed to consider factors beyond traditional business and financial criteria. This is reflected in the name of the fund, whereby B.E.S.T indicates the broad criteria that are applied to potential investments, namely: Business & Financial; Environmental/ ecological; Social/governance; Transparency.

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Performance

UK Equity Income over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 6.3%
2018 -12.1% -6.1% 4.5% -0.4% -10.0%
2017 3.7% 1.1% 4.4% 0.9% -2.7%
2016 3.3% -2.3% -4.5% 7.3% 3.2%
2015 7.5% 5.8% 0.8% -2.2% 3.1%
2014 6.1% 0.7% 2.6% -1.7% 4.5%
2013 18.8% 9.2% 0.1% 4.8% 3.8%
2012 11.3% 3.5% -0.8% 6.5% 1.8%
2011 -6.7% -4.0% 2.7% -9.9% 5.0%
2010 10.4% 1.7% -8.3% 10.9% 6.8%
2009 20.1% -16.2% 18.2% 17.0% 3.6%
2008 -32.5% -12.4% -10.3% -7.5% -7.2%
2007 -12.0% 1.0% -0.4% -7.3% -5.7%
2006 7.3% 9.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Greencoat UK Wind PLC ORD 5.80%
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 4.82%
Greencoat Renewables PLC ORD 4.58%
GBP Cash 4.55%
Equiniti Group PLC ORD 3.93%
Assura PLC ORD 3.85%
National Grid PLC ORD 3.50%
Prudential PLC ORD 3.44%
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 3.43%
Phoenix Group Holdings PLC ORD 3.43%
30/04/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/05/2006
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B13NP853

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • 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).