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Polar Capital Income Opportunities A2 Ret Acc

Ranked 352 out of 395 in - Balanced GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Nick Brind

Born in the UK in 1972, Nick Brind studied Chemistry at Southampton University before attending the London Business School. He began as a portfolio manager with Capel-Cure Myers in 1994 and moved to Exeter Asset Management as a senior fund manager in 1997 and then to New Star in 2005. In 2009, Nick joined HIM Capital which was acquired by Polar Capital and he is now partner at the firm. He focuses on financials and describes his equity strategy as defensive growth and value and adopts a fundamental bond strategy with an added top down view. Cash is not used tactically but derivatives are employed for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes. Nick holds the Securities Institute diploma and has a master’s degree in finance. In his free time he enjoys the cinema, theatre and music.

Objective

To Fund seeks to provide an attractive level of income whilst providing capital growth. The fund will invest primarily in the equity, debt and other securities of financial companies worldwide.

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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 3.6%
2018 -6.2% -2.3% 1.0% 2.2% -6.9%
2017 11.8% 4.3% 3.5% 2.0% 1.6%
2016 15.5% -2.2% -0.5% 10.0% 7.9%
2015 7.0% 7.4% -1.5% -0.8% 1.8%
2014 5.1% 1.2% 0.5% 1.8% 1.4%
2013 20.9% 10.8% 0.7% 2.9% 5.3%
2012 23.0% 7.9% -0.1% 6.3% 7.2%
2011 -7.3% 2.9% 0.4% -12.7% 2.8%
2010 10.2% 4.2% -5.4% 8.6% 2.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
JPMorgan Chase & Co ORD 3.38%
Sampo Oyj ORD 2.84%
Ares Capital Corp ORD 2.02%
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd ORD 1.97%
Chubb Ltd ORD 1.96%
ING Groep NV ORD 1.95%
Amigo Luxembourg 7.625% 15-Jan-2024 1.89%
VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC ORD 1.88%
INTERNATIONAL PERSONAL FINANCE PLC, LEEDS 5.750% 07-Apr-2021 1.83%
KBC Groep NV ORD 1.82%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Jersey
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/10/2009
  • Share Class size268Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B7456569

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%

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Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

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