Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 149.90 Day Change GBX +0.40 (0.27%)
Price Date 5 Aug 2020 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.97 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 02 January 2020 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector Flexible Investment Fund Size 666,100.00
Launch Date 11/11/2014 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.55% Annual Management Charge 0.55%
ISIN GB00BP8Y4Z12 Sedol BP8Y4Z1

Fund Objective

The Fund seeks to achieve capital growth and, gradually over time, to reduce the risk of capital erosion for investors planning to withdraw all or substantial portions of their investment in the Fund during or after the Target Date Range (which is 2021-25).

Fund Managers

David Hutchins
David Hutchins is a Senior Vice President and Head of AllianceBernstein’s Multi-Asset Pension Strategies business in the UK. He is responsible for the development and management of multi-asset portfolios for both defined benefit and defined contribution clients. Hutchins joined the firm in 2008 after spending two years at UBS Investment Bank, where he was responsible for devising and delivering innovative capital markets risk-management solutions for pension schemes. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Mercer, where he served as a European principal and scheme actuary, providing trustee and corporate advice to a range of UK pension funds and their sponsors. Hutchins holds a BSc in mathematics and a PGCE from the University of Bristol. He chairs the Investment Management Association’s Defined Contribution Committee and formerly chaired the defined contribution industry working group for the UK government’s “defined ambition” project. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.
Karen Watkin
Karen Watkin is a Vice President who has served since 2011 as Portfolio Manager for the Pension Strategies Group. She is responsible for the investment design and management of AllianceBernstein’s multi-asset solutions for pension schemes in the UK and Europe. From 2008 to 2011, Watkin was portfolio manager for the Index Strategies Group, overseeing the design and implementation of our index strategies for institutional clients in the UK and Europe. She joined the firm in 2003 as an associate portfolio manager and from 2006 to 2008, was manager of the Blend and Value Portfolio Management Group in London, responsible for the optimization, implementation and transition management of institutional client portfolios. Watkin previously worked for three years as a management consultant in the Capital Markets Group at Accenture. She holds a BA in economics with European study from the University of Exeter and is a CFA charterholder.