Scottish Widows Environmental Investor A

Invests in environmentally friendly UK corporates.

  • 341.10p Price (Inc)
  • - Price (Acc)
  • 0.00% Initial charge
  • 1.50% Annual management charge
  • 1.61% Ongoing charges
  • 0.50% Yield

Prices as at 09 December 2019

Fund summary

Sector Unclassified
Structure OEIC
Launched June, 1989
Size £217m
Yield 0.50%
Charging basis
Dividends paid Acc units only

Charges

Standard initial charge 0.00%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Additional bid/offer spread 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.50%
Ongoing charges figure 1.61%

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Investment process

The fund aims to provide longer term capital growth together with increasing income by investing in companies that demonstrate a positive commitment to the protection and preservation of the natural environment. Investment will be mainly in the United Kingdom.

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Average monthly relative returns

  • 14/15 -0.20%
  • 15/16 0.25%
  • 16/17 -0.26%
  • 17/18 0.81%
  • 18/19 0.23%

Bestinvest MRI

  • 3 years 0.26%
  • 5 years 0.17%
  • Career -0.09%
  • 3 years 89.30%
  • 5 years 90.20%
  • Career 61.00%

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

Aberdeen Pan European Equity Team

Ben Ritchie was appointed Aberdeen’s Head of UK and European Equities in 2016. Alongside a generalist role acts as deputy investment manager on the property share fund. He joined Aberdeen in 2002 as a graduate having interned with Aberdeen in 2000 and 2001. Ritchie graduated with a BA (Hons) in Modern History and Politics from Pembroke College, University of Oxford and is a CFA charterholder.

Track record

Aberdeen Pan European Equity Team has 16.6 years experience of managing mutual funds in this sector. Over this period the average monthly return relative to the benchmark index has been -0.09%. During the worst period of relative performance (from August 2004 - August 2017) there was a decline of 29% relative to the index. The worst absolute loss has been 47%.

Periods of worst performance

Absolute -47.00% (May 2007 - February 2009)
Relative -29.00% (August 2004 - August 2017)

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 28 June 2019

4.7% Relx Plc
4.33% Prudential Plc
4.09% Aveva Group
3.7% Diageo
3.7% London Stock Exchange Group
3.18% Experian Plc
3.12% Standard Chartered
3.05% Unilever
3.02% Rentokil Initial
2.97% Croda International Plc
Source: Trustnet

Sector breakdown

Industrials 24.00%
Financials 21.00%
Consumer Services 20.00%
Consumer Goods 14.00%
Health Care 7.00%
Technology 5.00%
Basic Materials 3.00%
Utilities 2.00%
Oil & Gas 1.00%
Money Market 1.00%

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