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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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  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 (%)

as of 30-Nov-19

10.02 8.23 8.01 8.77 8.02
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
15.81 2.58 1.30 10.84 27.18 43.02 124.62 282.30
Benchmark (%)

as of 30-Nov-19

13.32 1.38 1.13 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

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 06-Dec-19 GBP 350.719
Price Yield as of 24-Jan-18 2.63
Number of Holdings as of 31-Dec-19 2
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Launch Date 28-Aug-02
Share Class launch date 02-Sep-02
Asset Class Multi Asset
Benchmark Index 30%FTULALGBP / 30%MSWXUKGBPN / 20%BSTRGILTS / 10%GBP3MLIBK Index
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure PRIIPs KID Required
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.47%
ISIN GB0031781080
Bloomberg Ticker BRAFCIA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 3178108
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker 1
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 1000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Typically low rewards Typically high rewards

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for Armed Forces Common Investment Fund, Class Acc, as of 30-Nov-19 rated against 404 GBP Adventurous Allocation 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

as of 30-Apr-21

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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 Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
Class Acc None 3.76 GB0031781080 -
Income Daily 2.12 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