This balanced Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV) aims to provide a return on your investment (achieved via increasing the value of the assets held within the portfolio) over a long-term investment horizon, usually referred to as between three and five years. The fund’s investment structure is that of a “fund of fund” which seeks to provide investors with a diversified investment portfolio consisting of UCITS compliant funds or “collectives” from across the global investment universe.
Collectives invested in within the fund can include unit trusts, mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) whose managers aim to outperform their respective markets. Asset classes you could find in this portfolio are equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, alternatives and cash. Absolute return, market neutral, equity long short and property may all feature within the alternative’s classification.
The fund's benchmark comprises of 50% exposure to the FTSE All World Equity index which the fund itself seeks to replicate as the appropriate level of risk exposure in normal market conditions. The fund retains the ability to move its weighting to risk assets according to market conditions to ensure its investors retain a flexible and diversified investment portfolio across all time periods.