Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 51.03 Day Change GBX -0.03 (-0.06%)
Price Date 15 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.67 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 21,186,700,000.00
Launch Date 28/01/2008 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 5,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00BYY39725 Min TopUp (£) 50,000.00

Fund Objective

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.

Fund Managers

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.