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M&G Episode Income Fund I Inc

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Fund Provider M&G Securities Ltd
Fund Summary The Fund aims to generate a growing level of income over any three-year period. The Fund also aims to provide capital growth of 2-4% over any three-year period. There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its objective over this, or any other, period. The income distributions and the value of your investment may rise and fall and investors may not recoup the original amount they invested. The fund manager adopts a flexible approach to the allocation of capital between asset classes in response to changes in economic conditions and the valuation of assets. Central to this approach is the identification of episodes, which are periods of time during which, in the fund managers view, asset prices become over- or under-stated, relative to objective valuation measures, due to the emotional reaction of investors to events. These episodes can exist over both the short and medium term. The Fund invests in transferable securities, fixed income assets (including, but not limited to, corporate bonds and government and public securities), warrants, cash, and near cash. Exposure to these assets, and to property, may be gained via collective investment schemes and derivatives (including equity index futures, currency forwards, interest rate swaps, and other liquid derivatives). The manager may seek to minimise currency risk through the combination of diversification and hedging. Derivatives may also be used for efficient portfolio management purposes. More than 70% of the Fund will be in sterling or hedged back to sterling.
SEDOL code B7FSJ22
ISIN GB00B7FSJ224
Fund code MGSDI
Managers Steven Andrew
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category GBP Moderate Allocation
IMA Sector Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares
Fund Size £977 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.8%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £12.9316
Buy Price £12.9316
Price Change -1.3209%
Price Date 25th February 2020
Yield 3.43%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 4th February 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Steven Andrew joined M&G in 2005 as a member of the portfolio strategy & risk team, before moving to the Multi Asset team, where he helped to formulate asset allocation strategies for M&G's multi-asset fund range. In November 2010, Steven was appointed manager of the newly launched M&G Income Multi Asset Fund. Before joining M&G, Steven worked at F&C Asset Management, Merrill Lynch and the Bank of England. He graduated from the University of London in 1997 with a degree in financial economics.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.539%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund Performance +15.31% -5.76% +10.29% +14.86% -2.58% +13.65% +7.31% +8.73% +5.85%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
+12.41% -5.48% +7.45% +10.58% +1.56%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderate Allocation)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.32% -0.37% -0.95%
1 week -1.93% -1.48% -0.45%
1 month -1.25% +1.36% -2.60%
3 months -0.55% +2.82% -3.37%
6 months 4.41% +6.84% -2.44%
1 year 10.07% +3.61% +6.46%
3 years 5.67% +4.33% +1.34%
5 years 5.03% +5.18% -0.15%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -0.81% -1.52% +0.71%
Since inception 7.19% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
United States Treasury Bonds 3% USA 11.00%
Italy (Republic Of) 3% ITA 4.88%
United States Treasury Bonds 3% USA 4.26%
Brazil (Federative Republic) 10% BRA 3.00%
Mexico (United Mexican States) 8% MEX 2.95%
M&G Property Portfolio GBP I Inc GBR 2.93%
Republic of South Africa 6% ZAF 2.60%
Inter-American Development Bank 8% XSN 2.06%
Republic of Colombia 10% COL 1.88%
SPDR® Blmbrg Bcly 10+ Yr US Corp Bd ETF IRL 1.85%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
3rd February 2020 0.0340 £12.9820
2nd January 2020 0.0366 £13.1163
2nd December 2019 0.0366 £12.9963
1st November 2019 0.0363 £12.9207
1st October 2019 0.0362 £12.9257
2nd September 2019 0.0355 £12.7073