F & C Investments

F&C Managed Portfolio Trust

  • Making the right blend of strategies for growth or income

  • How to Invest

    Open an F&C Savings Plan

    Call: 0800 136 420

    Invest online now

    The value of your investments can go down as well as up, and you may not get back what you originally invested.

  • Key Investor Document (KID)

    ISIN Trust name Currency Link
    GB00B2PP3J36 F&C Managed Portfolio Trust PLC - Income Shares GBP KID 
    GB00B2PP2527 F&C Managed Portfolio Trust PLC - Growth Shares GBP KID 

    Key facts

    The Managed Portfolio Trust is a ‘multi-manager’ portfolio, investing in trusts managed by different investment providers.

    Diversified - The multi-manager approach ensures a broad mix of holdings, including 'alternative' assets
    Choice - Investors can choose from income shares or growth shares, each with its own portfolio
    Unique capital structure - Net income in the Growth Portfolio is transferred to the Income Portfolio in exchange for the same amount of capital.  The transfer benefits the income prospects of the income shares and capital growth prospects of the growth shares.
    Experience and continuity - Fund manager Peter Hewitt has been a professional investor for 30 years and has been at the helm of the Trust since launch
    Flexibility - to help you meet your changing investment needs, there is an annual option to convert shares between the two portfolios. To learn more click here. 
    Cost effective - You can save monthly or via lump sums to suit your budget
    Regular Income - Dividends are payable quarterly on the Income Shares

  • Fund manager commentary

    In a global context the US was the focus of investor attention. The Federal Reserve continued its well flagged policy of gradually increasing interest rates by raising them 0.25% to 1.5%. In addition, the House of Representatives gave final approval to the wide ranging US tax reform which entails significant cuts in both personal taxation and corporate tax rates. As a result, estimates for growth in the world’s biggest economy over the next two years were raised. Estimates for US corporate earnings growth were also increased which is supportive for equity markets. The UK, which has been a relative laggard for most of 2017 had a strong month in terms of performance as investors responded positively to the news that the first phase of Brexit negotiations with the EU had made sufficient progress such that the second phase, discussions on a future trade deal could now take place. Against this background the FTSE All Share Index gained 4.8% whilst that of the FTSE Equity Investment Instruments Index rose by only 2.1% (all figures are total return). For once the overseas bias of the investment company sector acted against performance as illustrated by the MSCI AC World Index which rose by just 1.7 %.( also in total returns and adjusted for sterling)

    The Net Asset Value of the Growth Portfolio gained 1.2% (also in total returns) The principal factor behind the relative performance was a pullback in the shares of trusts specialising in the technology and biotechnology sectors.

    As at 31 December 2017

  • Fund facts
    Investment manager F&C Investment Business Limited
    Benchmark FTSE All-Share Index
    AIC sector* Global Equity Income: Global Growth & Income
    Global Portfolio: Global Growth
    Launch date April 2008
    Total assets £131.5 million (as at 30.11.17)
    Income shares - Net dividend yield 3.9% (as at 30.11.17)
    Currency Sterling
    ISIN GB00B2PP3J36 (Income shares)
    GB00B2PP2527 (Growth shares)
    SEDOL B2PP3J3 (Income shares)
    B2PP252 (Growth shares)
    Key dates
    Annual general meeting September
    Year end 31 May
    Dividend payment date(s) January, April, July, October

    * The AIC is the trade body for closed-ended investment companies, including investment trusts.

  • Share price - Growth

    208.00p +0.00p

      

  • Share price - Income

    141.50p +0.00p

      

  • Peter Hewitt

    Peter Hewitt

    Fund Manager

Past performance is not a guide to future results. The value of investments can go down as well as up.

The shares of the Company are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Information in this section of the website concerning the Company is directed solely at persons who are located in the UK. Nothing on this website is, or is intended to be, an offer, advice, or an invitation, to buy or sell any investments. Potential investors must read our full terms and conditions, and the relevant Key Information Documents (KID), before proceeding further with any investment product referred to on this website. The information on this website may not be suitable for everyone, and retail investors unsure whether an investment product referenced on this website will meet their individual needs should seek advice before proceeding further with such product.

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