MI Hawksmoor Vanbrugh A Inc

Ranked 281 out of 416 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Ben Conway

Ben Conway has been a director at Hawksmoor Investment Management and co-head of the fund management team since the autumn of 2018. He first joined the firm in July 2010 and became a co-manager of the Vanbrugh and Distribution funds in January 2014, followed by the Global Opportunities fund in September 2018. His career began on the graduate scheme of Deutsche Bank in London, specialising in Japanese equities. He later moved to Merrill Lynch, where he became a director of Japanese equities. In 2008, he left the City and moved to Sydney to help start an energy consultancy. He returned to the UK in 2010.

Daniel Lockyer

Daniel Lockyer joined Hawksmoor Investment Management in June 2009 and now serves as CIO of fund management and co-head of the fund management team. He began his investment career in 1998 with Abbey Life Investment Services in Bournemouth. He was a founding member of iimia in 2002 and was awarded the prestigious Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year in 2008 for his stewardship of the iimia Income fund. He now serves as a co-manager of the Vanbrugh, Distribution and Global Opportunities funds at Hawksmoor.


The investment objective of the Fund is to provide capital growth and income. The Fund's portfolio will consist primarily of a diversified range of open and closed ended funds, although significant exposure to other investments such as fixed interest securities are expected to be included in the portfolio from time to time. The portfolio will be actively managed, with the Investment Manager seeking to take advantage of inefficiencies in the pricing of closed ended funds and significant movements in financial markets.

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Balanced GBP over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 3.4%
2018 -4.7% -2.8% 2.0% 0.3% -4.0%
2017 10.0% 3.6% 2.3% 0.8% 2.9%
2016 12.2% 1.0% 2.5% 7.2% 1.2%
2015 2.5% 3.3% -1.3% -2.5% 3.0%
2014 4.9% 1.1% 1.8% 0.8% 1.1%
2013 12.0% 8.2% -2.2% 3.3% 2.5%
2012 12.4% 6.6% -2.3% 4.6% 3.2%
2011 -5.9% 0.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.1%
2010 15.4% 6.3% -1.8% 5.5% 4.8%
2009 17.4% 13.1% 3.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 9.89%
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Phoenix Spree Deutschland Limited 3.92%
Jupiter Absolute Return I Acc GBP 3.92%
Polar Capital Global Convertible I GBP Inc 3.32%
MI TwentyFour - Monument Bond I Inc 3.24%
Merian Gold & Silver U1 GBP 3.15%
Man GLG Undervalued Assets Professional Inc D GBP 3.06%
Merian Global Equity Abs Return GBP R Acc Hdgd 3.03%
Polar Capital Global Insurance I GBP Inc 2.77%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/02/2009
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B55SLB18

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment1,000


  • Annual management1.50%

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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).