Multi Asset

Armed Forces Common Investment Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

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This chart shows the fund's performance as the percentage loss or gain per year over the last 10 years. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past and compare it to its benchmark.

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Return (%) 19.7 12.8 -1.4 9.9 14.0 6.9 5.2 12.7 13.3 -6.6
Benchmark (%) 22.3 13.6 -1.7 10.4 14.4 7.1 1.9 18.5 12.5 -3.9
  From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%)

as of 30-Sep-19

3.45 15.69 11.60 5.99 4.76
Benchmark (%)

as of 30-Sep-19

0.21 19.93 11.19 6.48 6.59
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
10.84 8.34 7.42 8.43 8.09
Benchmark (%) 10.02 8.23 8.01 8.77 8.02
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
15.81 2.58 1.30 5.40 10.84 27.18 43.02 124.62 282.30
Benchmark (%) 13.32 1.38 1.13 5.82 10.02 26.78 47.03 131.85 278.42

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in GBP.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund as of 06-Dec-19 GBP 350,718,912
Share Class launch date 02-Sep-02
Fund Launch Date 28-Aug-02
Share Class Currency GBP
Fund Base Currency GBP
Asset Class Multi Asset
Benchmark Index 30% MSWXUKGBPN / FTULALGBP / 10% IPDABINX / GBP3MLIBK / 20% BSTRGILTS
Index Ticker -
Investment Association Category -
Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.47%
Annual Management Fee 0.40%
Performance Fee 0.00%
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 1,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure PRIIPs KID Required
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
Morningstar Category GBP Allocation 80%+ Equity
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Bloomberg Ticker BRAFCIA
ISIN GB0031781080
SEDOL 3178108

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 31-Dec-19 2
Standard Deviation (3y) as of 30-Nov-19 7.11%
3y Beta as of 30-Nov-19 1.079
P/E Ratio as of 31-May-22 0.00
P/B Ratio as of 31-May-22 0.00
Yield to Maturity as of 31-May-22 -0.45
Modified Duration as of 31-May-22 0.00
Effective Duration as of 31-May-22 0.00
Weighted Avg Maturity as of 31-May-22 0.00

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4 stars
Overall Morningstar Rating for Armed Forces Common Investment Fund, Class Acc, as of 30-Nov-19 rated against 404 GBP Allocation 80%+ Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-May-16
Name Weight (%)
BPF - UK Property DIST UTS 9.95
BIBF - All Stocks Corporate Bond 4.72
ISHARES MSCI EMERGING MARKETS UCIT 4.61
STONE HARBOR INV EMG MKT DEBT I DI 3.55
BGF European Equity Income Fund 3.01
Name Weight (%)
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 2.79
ASTRAZENECA PLC 2.46
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC 2.35
MSCI EMER MKT MIN JUN 16 2.34
UNILEVER PLC 2.21
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

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as of 29-Jul-16

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 31-May-22

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency Bid Price Offer Price ISIN TIS
Class Acc GBP None 3.76 3.78 GB0031781080 -
Income GBP Daily 2.12 2.13 GB0031782161 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Conan McKenzie
CFA, Director and portfolio manager

Member of the Diversified Strategies team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies (MAS) group.

Adam Ryan
Managing Director and portfolio manager

Head of the Diversified Strategies team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies (MAS) group, which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment strategies involving multiple asset classes.

Literature

Literature