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Discovery Balanced A Acc GBP

Ranked 346 out of 395 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Richard Philbin

Richard Philbin knew from an early age that he wanted to be a fund manager. After gaining a Financial Services degree from Bristol University, he joined Berkley Fund Managers and ultimately became investment director. In 1999 he switched to Towry Law and helped set up the group's investment management team, first in Windsor and then in Bracknell. Two years on, Philbin moved to F&C where he became director of their fund of funds strategies. He then moved to Architas where he spent two years before joining Hasley Investment Management. In 2013 Richard moved to Harwood Capital to launch a fund of funds range. Away from the office, Philbin enjoys football, golf and music.

Objective

To provide income together with long term capital growth from a portfolio of investments. To be managed such that a maximum of 60% of the Fund's property will be exposed to equities and the balance to fixed interest securities. The Fund will achieve this by investing in units in collective investment schemes and may also invest in equities, fixed interest securities, money market instruments, deposits and warrants.

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Performance

Balanced GBP over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 4.4%
2018 -8.1% -3.9% 3.3% 1.0% -8.3%
2017 9.9% 3.2% 1.9% 1.1% 3.4%
2016 8.3% -0.9% 0.4% 7.0% 1.8%
2015 2.6% 4.0% -1.4% -4.5% 4.7%
2014 2.6% -0.7% 1.4% -0.2% 2.0%
2013 16.1% 8.1% -0.3% 3.3% 4.2%
2012 9.7% 4.1% -0.7% 4.6% 1.4%
2011 4.8% 1.7% 1.7% -4.0% 5.5%
2010 11.9% 4.7% -4.0% 6.6% 4.4%
2009 27.1% -7.5% 13.8% 16.1% 4.0%
2008 -26.7% -7.2% -1.1% -7.8% -13.3%
2007 -0.5% 1.3% 0.2% -1.2% -0.8%
2006 10.5% 5.5% -2.6% 3.7% 3.7%
2005 2.4% 4.1% 3.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Merian Global Equity Abs Return GBP R Acc Hdgd 8.76%
Blackstone / GSO Loan Financing Ltd 7.77%
Fundsmith Equity I Inc 7.19%
Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond B Inc 7.12%
FP Crux European Special Situations I GBP Inc 5.26%
LF Miton UK Multi Cap Income Inst B Inc 5.26%
JPM Global Macro Opportunities C Net Inc 5.09%
MI Chelverton UK Equity Income B Inc 4.98%
Fidelity Index UK P Acc 4.81%
AEW UK Long Lease REIT PLC ORD 4.42%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/03/2005
  • Share Class size20Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0643P18

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.45%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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