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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’s won over 15 awards in the past five years, 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 insight

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Fund manager profile

Chief Investment Officer Rob Hepworth has had a prolific career since joining us as a General Investment Analyst in 1988. He manages the multi award-winning Higher Income Fund as well as the Amity Sterling Bond Fund with Chris Hiorns. He appears in Citywire's Selection list of top Fund Managers. Trustnet also rate him as one of its 2017 Alpha Managers for his consistent performance.
 

Holdings

  • Company Percentage
  • GLAXOSMITHKLINE 3.22%
  • ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 3.03%
  • TESCO 5.2% NTS 05/03/57 GBP50000 2.20%
  • BP 1.78%
  • BT GROUP 1.77%
  • TECHNOPRO HLDGS INC 1.71%
  • NATIONAL GRID 1.69%
  • ASTRAZENECA PLC 1.64%
  • PICTON PROPERTY INCOME LTD 1.61%
  • ENGIE SA 1.57%
  • Price
    Price Date
    Currency
    Change%
    Yield
  • Class A
    135.40p
    25/04/2017
    GBX
    0.30
    4.28
  • Class B
    140.50p
    25/04/2017
    GBX
    0.36
    4.23
  • Sector
    Fund Size
    Launch Date
    ISIN
    SEDOL
  • Class A
    UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
    £363.85m
    17/11/1994
    GB0009449827
    0944982
  • Class B
    UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
    £363.85m
    17/11/1994
    GB0009449710
    0944971
  • Alpha
    Beta
    Info ratio
    Sharpe
    Tracking Error
    Volatility
  • Class A
    -0.71
    0.94
    -0.49
    0.48
    2.45
    6.72
  • Class B
    -0.29
    0.94
    -0.31
    0.55
    2.44
    6.74
  • 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
    1.29%
  • Class B
    0.75%
    2.00%
    £1000000
    £1000000
    n/a
    0.79%
  • Factsheet
    Prospectus
    Semi Annual Report
    Annual Report
    KIID
  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Price
    135.40p
    140.50p
  • Price Date
    25/04/2017
    25/04/2017
  • Currency
    GBX
    GBX
  • Change%
    0.30
    0.36
  • Yield
    4.28
    4.23
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Sector
    UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
    UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
  • Fund Size
    £363.85m
    £363.85m
  • Launch Date
    17/11/1994
    17/11/1994
  • ISIN
    GB0009449827
    GB0009449710
  • SEDOL
    0944982
    0944971
  • Class A
    Class B
  • Alpha
    -0.71
    -0.29
  • Beta
    0.94
    0.94
  • Info Ratio
    -0.49
    -0.31
  • Sharpe
    0.48
    0.55
  • Tracking Error
    2.45
    2.44
  • Volatility
    6.72
    6.74
  • 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
    1.29%
    0.79%
  • 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.