|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 82.51||Day Change||GBX +0.05 (0.06%)|
|Price Date||17 Oct 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||1.27 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.84||Fund Size||22,573,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||28/01/2008||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||0.75||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||5,000,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.84|
|ISIN||GB00B28S0218||Min TopUp (£)||50,000.00|
The Standard Life Investments Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund aims to provide positive investment returns in all market conditions over the medium to long term. The fund is actively managed, with a wide investment remit to target a level of return over rolling three-year periods equivalent to cash plus five percent a year, gross of fees. It exploits market inefficiencies through active allocation to a diverse range of market positions. The fund uses a combination of traditional assets (such as equities and bonds) and investment strategies based on advanced derivative techniques, resulting in a highly diversified portfolio. The fund can take long and short positions in markets, securities and groups of securities through derivative contracts.
Multi Asset Investing Team
The Multi-Asset Investing (MAI) Team, is headed by Guy Stern and is responsible for a total of £158.5 bn from an asset allocation perspective as at 30 June 2016. We have considerable resource committed to the GARS product. This large and experienced team consists of three critical skill sets that are principally directed towards managing GARS, supported by a dedicated team of twelve Multi-Asset Investment Specialists.