VT icf Absolute Return Portfolio - a name change
As of 11th November 2020 the fund’s name changed to VT Global Total Return Fund. Changes have also being made to the investment objective and policy of the Fund. These amendments, explained below, have been made with a view to making the objective and policy simpler and easier to understand. The changes do not change the nature or purpose of the fund and there is no change to the overall risk profile.
VT Global Total Return Fund (from 11.11.20, formerly the VT icf Absolute Return Portfolio fund)
The prospectus and KIID for the Fund can be found by following this link
The VT Global Total Return Fund can be paired with multi-strategy funds as a diversifier from both a volatility and manager risk perspective.
Some key points about the VT Global Total Return Fund;
FCA regulated OEIC
daily pricing and dealing
low correlation to broader equity markets - FE risk Score of 34 (on a scale where 0 is cash and 100 is equities)
full transparency – all holdings listed on the monthly fact sheet
a 0.5% amc for the F class share where the minimum subscription is currently waived
available on Allfunds, Ascentric, AXA Elevate, Cofunds and Transact platforms as well as via AJ Bell, Charles Stanley Direct, HL Vantage, Halifax Share Dealing and Killik & Co.
*Source for above statistics are FE Analytics & icf all at 02.12.20 Launch date of fund 18.08.10
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The prospectus and KIID for the fund can be found by following this link
Click here for the most recent fact sheet.
Formerly New (from 11th November 2020)
The Fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing at least 70% in collective investment schemes (both active and index tracker and which may include those managed and/or advised by the ACD or Investment Manager) to actively gain exposure (indirectly) to a broad range of asset classes (including equities, bonds (both investment grade and sub-investment grade), commodities, infrastructure and property) on a global basis, including emerging markets (those markets whose economies are in an emerging growth phase and offer higher potential returns with higher risks than developed market countries).
The Fund may also invest directly in shares in companies, corporate and government bonds (both investment grade and sub-investment grade), cash, deposits and money market instruments (such as treasury bills).
In managing the Fund, the Investment Manager aims for volatility to be no more than two-thirds of that of the S&P 500.
Derivatives may be used by the fund for efficient portfolio management and hedging.
The investment policy is subject to the limitations set out in Appendix B of the prospectus.
The objective of the Fund is to achieve a consistent absolute return over the long term (5 years) irrespective of market conditions. Capital is in fact at risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment objective will be achieved over a five year, or any, period.
The objective of the Fund is to achieve capital and income growth over the long term (5 years). Capital is in fact at risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment objective will be achieved over a five year, or any, period.
The Fund will invest primarily (70%+) in a diverse mix of absolute return oriented collective investment schemes (which may include funds managed and/or operated by the ACD).
The Fund may also invest in listed closed-end funds, transferable securities, cash deposits and money market funds.
The investment policy is subject to the limitations set out in Appendix B.