Aegon Diversified Growth B

  • 192.66p
    Price (Inc)

    These are the shares in the fund that pay out an income to clients. The income is made up of the total dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – from the companies in the fund.

  • -
    Price (Acc)

    These are the shares in the fund that don’t pay out an income to clients. Any dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – are reinvested into companies in the fund. Despite no income, the shares should be worth more over time. Good incentive, eh?

  • 5.50% 0.00%

    Initial charge

    Some funds charge you when you first invest, which is aptly known as the initial charge. They’re usually between 3-5% but at Bestinvest, we usually don’t charge you a penny!

  • 0.50%
    Annual management charge

    This is how much the fund management company charges to run the fund. It’s like paying a babysitter, dog sitter or house sitter (that makes well-informed, heavily researched changes to improve your baby/dog/house when needed).

  • 0.55%
    Ongoing charges

    This stands for Ongoing Charges Figure. It’s the cost of running a fund and includes admin fees, manager fees, administration costs, etc.

  • 1.90%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 22 January 2021

Fund summary

Sector Specialist
Structure OEIC
Launched July, 2010
Size £0m
Yield 1.90%
Charging basis Income
Dividends paid Acc units only

Charges

Standard initial charge 5.50%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Additional bid/offer spread 0.00%
Annual management charge 0.50%
Ongoing charges figure 0.55%

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Investment process

To maximise total return and outperform the FTSE Index Linked Gilts, over 5 years (total return) index (for which underlying securities are linked to UK price inflation), by investing principally in fixed income assets, equities and derivatives (including commodity indices) denominated in any currency. The fund may also hold other Collective Investment Schemes, permitted money market instruments and may occasionally have indirect exposure to property.

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

  • 16/17 0.00%
  • 17/18 0.00%
  • 18/19 0.00%
  • 19/20 0.00%
  • 20/21 0.00%

Bestinvest MRI

  • 3 years 0.00%
  • 5 years 0.00%
  • Career -0.53%
  • 3 years 0.00%
  • 5 years 0.00%
  • Career 0.00%

Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Scott Jamieson

Jamieson is Kames Capital’s Head of Multi-Asset Investing and is responsible for leading the multi-asset teams based in the UK and Netherlands. He joined Kames Capital in 2007 from Hymans Robertson where he was a senior investment consultant. He has 30 years’ industry experience, most notably as Head of Global Strategy at Scottish Mutual, which became Abbey National Asset Management. Jamieson studied Mathematics at the University of Strathclyde, has a PhD in Numerical Analysis and has qualified as a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries.

Track record

The track record of Scott Jamieson in managing mutual funds in this sector is still too short for us to draw any meaningful conclusions and so our assessment is based largely on qualitative aspects.

Periods of worst performance

Absolute -8.00% (June 2013 - August 2013)
Relative -4.00% (June 2013 - August 2013)

About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Top 10 holdings

Data accurate as at 31 July 2020

5.1593% United States Of Amer Treas Bills 3.375% Bds 15/11/48 Usd100
5.0353% Australia(Commonwealth Of) 1.75% Bds 21/06/51 Aud1000
4.5326% United States Of Amer Treas Bills 3% Tb 15/05/49 Usd100
2.4426% Greencoat Uk Wind Plc Ord 1p
1.9962% The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited Ord Gbp
1.8815% International Public Prtnrship Ltd
1.8569% Hicl Infrastructure Plc Ord 0.01p
1.3776% Orsted A/S
1.3611%3 i Infrastructure Plc Ord Npv
1.3332% Northland Power Inc
Source: Trustnet

Sector breakdown

Others 39.00%
Others 24.00%
AAA 15.00%
Money Market 8.00%
BBB 4.00%
BB 4.00%
B 3.00%
Non-Rated 1.00%
A 1.00%

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