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UBS (Lux) Strategy Fund – Balanced USD

  • INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES

    The fund invests globally in a diversified range of equities, mainly high-quality bonds and money market instruments. It invests worldwide and with a roughly balanced, yet variable ratio.

    STRUCTURE

    The fund is based on UBS’s investment policy, the UBS House View. The fund generally strikes an even balance between equities and bonds. Foreign currencies are largely hedged versus  the reference currency. Nevertheless, an active currency strategy is applied if opportunities are seen in the market.

    MANAGEMENT

    The fund is actively managed and offers the investor straightforward and convenient access to UBS House View, which draws on the professional insights of UBS investment specialists worldwide. The fund manager combines carefully selected securities from various asset classes of different countries, sectors and companies with the objective of exploiting interesting earnings opportunities while keeping the level of risk under control.

     

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Factsheet

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    Name of fund UBS (Lux) Strategy Fund – Balanced (USD)
    Share class UBS (Lux) Strategy Fund – Balanced (USD) P-dist
    ISIN LU0049785529
    Bloomberg SBCGUSA LX
    Currency of fund / share class USD/USD
    Launch date 01.07.1994
    Issue/redemption daily
    Swing pricing yes
    Accounting year end 31 January
    Theoretical yield to maturity (gross)¹ 3.49%
    Modified duration 2.08
    Distribution April
    Last distribution 06.04.2017 USD 15.67
    Management fee p.a. 1.30%
    Total expense ratio (TER) p.a.² 1.69%

    ¹The theoretical yield to maturity, refer to the fixed-income part of the portfolio.

    ²as at 31.01.2017

    Performance (basis USD, net of fees)¹

    in % 1 year 3 years 5 years Ø p.a. 3 years Ø p.a. 5 years
    Fund (USD) 12.35 16.16 34.84  5.12  6.16

    ¹These figures refer to the past. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units. Source for all data and charts (if not indicated otherwise): UBS Asset Management

    ²YTD: year-to-date (since beginning of the year)

  • Fund statistics

    Net asset value (USD, 29.12.2017) 2 084.50
    Last 12 months (USD)
    – high 2 087.05
    – low 1 871.15
    Total fund assets (USD m) (29.12.2017) 1 511.15
    Share class assets (USD m) 45.17
    3 years 5 years
    Volatility¹
    – Fund 5.62% 5.24%
    Sharpe ratio 0.76 1.01
    Risk free rate 0.71% 0.50%

    ¹Annualised standard deviation

    Investment instruments and currencies (%)

     Cash + Bonds¹  Equities Total Total²
    AUD  0  -0.3  -0.3  -0.4
    CAD 0 0.1 0.1 1.1
    CHF 0 1.0 1.0 0.2
    CNY 0 1.7 1.7 1.7
    CZK 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
    EUR 0.0 9.6 9.6 -0.1
    GBP 0 4.7 4.7 -0.2
    HKD 0 0.7 0.7 0.4
    JPY 0 3.8 3.8 0.1
    PLN 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
    SGD 0 0.2 0.2 -0.1
    USD 47.6 25.4 73.0 90.9
    DIV 0.7 4.8 5.5 6.2
    Total 48.3 51.8 100.1 100.0

    ¹of which: 3.02% high-yield bonds, 4.65% emerging market bonds

    ²incl. currency hedging

    5 largest equity positions (%)

     Fund
    Amazon.com Inc 0.50
    Wells Fargo & Co 0.49
    Microsoft Corp 0.46
    Facebook Inc 0.45
    Johnson & Johnson 0.39

    5 largest bond issuers (%)

     Fund
    United States Treasury Note/Bond 7.38
    Apple Inc 0.52
    European Investment Bank 0.40
    General Electric Co 0.40
    International Bank for Reconstruction & Development 0.33

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