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Higher Income Fund

This fund focuses on achieving an above average and growing level of income, as well as capital growth over the long-term. It invests in a mixture of equities, fixed interest securities and other suitable investments. It is a multi-award winning fund, many of them for consistent performance over time.
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  • FE Alpha Manager 2017 - Robin Hepworth
  • Moneyfacts Best Ethical Investment Provider - Eight Years Running 2009-2016
  • FE Alpha Manager 2016 - Robin Hepworth
  • Moneyfacts Best Ethical Investment Provider - 7 years running 2009-2015
  • RSMR R Awards - Higher Income Fund
  • FundCalibre Elite Provider Award - Equities
  • 2015 Lipper's Best Group over 3 years - Mixed Assets Small
  • 2015 Citywire Platinum rated - Mixed Asset Sector
  • 2014 Citywire Platinum rated - Mixed Asset Sector
  • 2014 Moneywise Pensions Awards Best Fund in Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares - Higher Income Fund
  • 2014 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 10 years
  • 2014 Consistent Outperformance - Higher Income Fund
  • 2013 What Investment Best Multi-Asset Fund - Higher Income Fund
  • 2013 Moneywise Pensions Awards Best Fund in Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares - Higher Income Fund
  • 2013 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 5 years
  • 2013 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 10 years
  • 2012 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 10 years
  • 2012 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 5 years
  • 2011 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 10 years
  • 2011 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 5 years
  • 2011 Lipper's Best Mixed Asset GBP Balanced Fund - Higher Income Fund over 3 years
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Fund manager profile

Robin joined EdenTree as an Investment Analyst in 1988, became a Fund Manager in 1990 and CIO in 2011. Robin has been running the Higher Income Fund since its launch in 1994, but as CIO is also responsible for forming the investment team’s long-term strategy. He was nominated for Fund Manager of the Year in 2013 (Balanced Category) and won the Fund Manager of the Year Award (Global Category) in 2010. He has also been named FE Alpha Manager for six consecutive years.

 

Holdings

  • Company Percentage
  • ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 2.81%
  • GLAXOSMITHKLINE 2.79%
  • HSBC HLDGS 2.73%
  • TESCO 5.2% NTS 05/03/57 GBP50000 2.21%
  • LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP 1.86%
  • 3I GROUP 1.76%
  • ENGIE SA 1.68%
  • TECHNOPRO HLDGS INC 1.65%
  • BP 1.62%
  • GENERAL ACCIDENT PLC 8.875 PFD 1.61%
  • Price
    Price Date
    Currency
    Change%
    Yield
  • Class A
    136.60p
    19/09/2017
    GBX
    0.44
    4.25
  • Class B
    141.90p
    19/09/2017
    GBX
    0.42
    4.19
  • Sector
    Fund Size
    Launch Date
    ISIN
    SEDOL
  • Class A
    UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
    £391.27m
    17/11/1994
    GB0009449827
    0944982
  • Class B
    UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
    £391.27m
    17/11/1994
    GB0009449710
    0944971
  • Alpha
    Beta
    Info ratio
    Sharpe
    Tracking Error
    Volatility
  • Class A
    -1.28
    0.96
    -0.70
    0.42
    2.32
    6.85
  • Class B
    -0.87
    0.96
    -0.51
    0.49
    2.31
    6.89
  • FE Alpha Manager
    FE Crown Rating
  • Class A
  • Class B
  • AMC
    Initial charge
    Min investment
    Min top-up
    Min regular savings
    Ongoing charge
  • Class A
    1.25%
    5.00%
    £1000
    £50
    £50
    1.31%
  • Class B
    0.75%
    2.00%
    £1000000
    £1000000
    n/a
    0.78%
  • Factsheet
    Prospectus
    Semi Annual Report
    Annual Report
    KIID
  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Price
    136.60p
    141.90p
  • Price Date
    19/09/2017
    19/09/2017
  • Currency
    GBX
    GBX
  • Change%
    0.44
    0.42
  • Yield
    4.25
    4.19
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Sector
    UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
    UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
  • Fund Size
    £391.27m
    £391.27m
  • Launch Date
    17/11/1994
    17/11/1994
  • ISIN
    GB0009449827
    GB0009449710
  • SEDOL
    0944982
    0944971
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Alpha
    -1.28
    -0.87
  • Beta
    0.96
    0.96
  • Info Ratio
    -0.70
    -0.51
  • Sharpe
    0.42
    0.49
  • Tracking Error
    2.32
    2.31
  • Volatility
    6.85
    6.89
  • Class A
    Class B
  • FE Alpha Manager
  • FE Crown Rating
  • Class A
    Class B
  • AMC
    1.25%
    0.75%
  • Initial Charge
    5.00%
    2.00%
  • Min Investment
    £1000
    £1000000
  • Min top-up
    £50
    £1000000
  • Min regular savings
    £50
    n/a
  • Ongoing charge
    1.31%
    0.78%
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Factsheet
  • Prospectus
  • Semi Annual Report
  • Annual Report
  • KIID

EdenTree Investment Management Limited (EdenTree) Reg. No. 2519319. Registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, GL1 1JZ, UK. EdenTree is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a member of the Investment Association.