VAM Close Brothers Discretionary Funds

  • Nov 03, 2017
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ACCESS TO FIVE-STAR RATED DISCRETIONARY FUND MANAGEMENT
The investment management of the VAM Close Brothers Balanced Fund is provided by Close
Brothers Asset Management, a leading UK discretionary wealth manager which is part of the
FTSE 250 Close Brothers Group plc. Advisers and their clients benefit from Close Brothers
Asset Management’s expertise in discretionary portfolio management, specialist knowledge,
institutional-level research and risk management approach. Close Brothers Asset Management
has been awarded Defaqto Diamond ratings for the Discretionary Portfolio Funds in 2014, 2015
and 2016.
The Fund is one of the three diversified multi-asset, risk-rated investment portfolios managed
under a discretionary management agreement. The Fund’s direct and/or indirect exposure to
equities and similar securities of issuers worldwide may vary between 40% and 85%, and its
exposure to fixed income instruments and/or money market instruments may vary between 0%
and 60% of the Fund’s net assets.
Key Features
Launched on 12th November 2012
Fund is a medium risk portfolio
Available in GBP, USD, EUR, SGD and AUD

VAM CLOSE BROTHERS BALANCED FUND GBP
Asset Class Allocation as of 30/09/2017
Portfolio Bond
USD - LU0840938665
Access
EUR - LU0840939630
GBP - LU0840938822


Close Brothers Asset Management is a trading name for Close Asset Management Limited.
*The performance is based on the performance of the underlying strategy (launched on 17th October 2011), net of VAM fees, up until
22nd July 2015 when Close Brothers Asset Management took over the management of the Close Brothers Balanced Fund.
Hypothetical performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.
VAM CLOSE BROTHER BALANCED FUND GBP SEPTEMBER 2017
Percentage Growth* Since Launch (17/10/2011 to 30/09/2017)
VAM Close Brothers Balanced Fund GBP 47.34%

Global Equity, 5.70%
UK Equity, 22.72%
US Equity, 16.46%
Europe Equity, 10.57%
Japan Equity, 3.41%
Asia ex-Japan Equity, 3.68%
EM Equity, 4.55%
UK Government FI, 3.02%
UK Corporate FI, 6.54%
Other FI, 13.39%
Infrastructure Alts, 2.78%
Absolute Return Alts, 2.40%
Commodities Alts, 1.83%
Cash, 2.95%
VAM CLOSE BROTHERS BALANCED FUND GBP

Consistency - Reliability - Excellent Long-term Performance VAM Funds is a fund management company offering a range of funds investing across the spectrum of
asset classes including equities, bonds and multi-asset portfolios.
Founded in 2001
Fully regulated in Luxembourg – UCITS V
Well recognised and respected: 16-year pedigree
Distribution supported in all regions by VAM Business Development Managers
Daily dealing, fully transparent, no back-end or redemption fees
THE INVESTMENT MANAGER
The Investment Manager is Close Brothers Asset Management, a leading UK discretionary wealth
manager which is part of the FTSE 250 Close Brothers Group plc. It has specialised in managing client
portfolios for more than 40 years and has over £9bn of assets under management.
ADVANTAGES OF UCITS V
Standardised EU regulation of investment funds
Pan-European marketing of UCITS funds
Greater transparency - Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs)
Better risk management and liquidity for investors
WHY LUXEMBOURG?
Luxembourg is the second largest investment fund centre in the world after the United States.
World’s leading hub for global distribution
Strategic position in the heart of Europe
Strong culture of investor protection
Rigorous anti-money laundering policies
Attractive range of investment fund solutions
Regulatory environment including accessibility, knowledge and responsiveness of the Regulator
Ability to achieve tax neutrality for products by considering direct and indirect taxation implications
at fund and investor levels
Service provider considerations such as expertise and ability to meet specific local distribution
market requirements from Luxembourg
Close Brothers Asset Management is a trading name for Close Asset Management Limited

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