Global Balanced Fund

Morningstar

Our Global Balanced Fund has received a five-star rating as at

The fund is designed for investors who prefer a slightly lower risk fund than the Global Equity Fund.

The goal of the Global Balanced Fund is to balance income generation, capital growth and risk of loss using a diversified global portfolio.

To do this, the fund primarily invests in shares of publicly listed companies and bonds issued by companies and governments located anywhere around the world. It can also indirectly invest in commodities.

This fund is for people who wish to invest for at least 3 years.

Performance

The Global Balanced Fund available through Orbis Access was launched in January 2014. Before that time, performance of the original Orbis SICAV Global Balanced Fund (for institutional investors) is shown. The original fund is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or available to UK retail investors. Figures pre-2014 are adjusted to reflect the currency and fee structure of the newer fund. Both funds share the same strategy and are run by the same investment team.

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  • Global Balanced Fund

  • Benchmark

    60% MSCI World Index
    40% JP Morgan Global Government Bond Index

    Source: MSCI/J.P. Morgan

  • Peer Group Average

    Investment Association (IA) Mixed Investments 40-85% Shares

    Source: Morningstar

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Single Year Performance

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The value of your investments may go down as well as up, so you may not get back the amount you originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

Morningstar Rating

The Morningstar RatingTM is an assessment of a fund’s past performance – based on both return and risk – which shows how similar investments compare with their competitors. A high rating alone is insufficient basis for an investment decision.

Funds are grouped into categories according to their actual investment style, not merely their stated investment objectives, nor their ability to generate a certain level of income. Within each Morningstar Category, the top 10% of investments receive five stars.

Top 10 holdings

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Key Information

Strategy size (as at 30 September 2016):
£2 billion
Strategy inception:
1st January 2013
Fund size (as at 30 September 2016):
£18 million
Fund inception:
1st January 2014
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Fees

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Risk

(1 January 2016)
Risk (SRRI):
4 (out of 7)

Based on historical performance, the price of this fund can go up or down by up to 10% per year - but potentially more.

For more information, please refer to the Key Investor Information Document in the Fund Literature section below.

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Risk

This fund has a slightly lower risk profile than our Global Equity Fund because it invests in a wider mix of asset types, including fixed income. It is, however, still much riskier than cash savings, especially over the short term.

Shares go down in value as well as up, so your investment returns fluctuate – sometimes quite dramatically – and you may get out less than you put in.

Because this fund invests in companies around the world, there is also the risk of being adversely affected by changes in foreign currency exchange rates.

Giving You Information, Not Advice

All information on our website is meant to help inform you in your investment decisions, not to provide advice on what you should or shouldn’t do. If you are seeking financial advice, please consider consulting a qualified financial adviser.