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Architas BirthStar Target Date 2036-40 Class R - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:132.20p Buy:132.20p Change: 2.20p (1.69%)
Prices as at 7 April 2020
Sell:132.20p
Buy:132.20p
Change: 2.20p (1.69%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 7 April 2020
Sell:132.20p
Buy:132.20p
Change: 2.20p (1.69%)
Prices as at 7 April 2020
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth 50 is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

The Mixed and Flexible Investment sectors could be the answer for investors who want to leave the asset allocation decisions to an expert. Funds in these sectors invest a certain amount of their portfolio in shares, from 0% to 35% in the case of the Mixed Investment 0-35% Shares Sector, 20% to 60% for the Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares Sector, 40% to 85% for the Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares Sector, and 0% to 100% for the Flexible Investment Sector. Any proportion of the fund not invested in shares can be invested in bonds, cash, currencies, commodities or property. Funds within these sectors can be very different from each other so they'll perform differently too. Each should be looked at on its own merits, taking account of your investment objectives and the amount of risk you want to take.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

07/04/15 to 07/04/16 07/04/16 to 07/04/17 07/04/17 to 07/04/18 07/04/18 to 07/04/19 07/04/19 to 07/04/20
Annual return -3.34% 26.30% 1.14% 8.41% -8.39%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Karen Watkin
Manager start date: 11 November 2014
Manager located in: TBC

Karen Watkin is a Vice President who has served since 2011 as Portfolio Manager for the Pension Strategies Group. She is responsible for the investment design and management of AllianceBernstein's multi-asset solutions for pension schemes in the UK and Europe. From 2008 to 2011, Watkin was portfolio manager for the Index Strategies Group, overseeing the design and implementation of our index strategies for institutional clients in the UK and Europe. She joined the firm in 2003 as an associate portfolio manager and from 2006 to 2008, was manager of the Blend and Value Portfolio Management Group in London, responsible for the optimization, implementation and transition management of institutional client portfolios. Watkin previously worked for three years as a management consultant in the Capital Markets Group at Accenture. She holds a BA in ecoNomics with European study from the University of Exeter and is a CFA charterholder.

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Manager Name: David Hutchins
Manager start date: 11 November 2014
Manager located in: TBC

David Hutchins is a Senior Vice President and Head of AllianceBernstein's Multi-Asset Pension Strategies business in the UK. He is responsible for the development and management of multi-asset portfolios for both defined benefit and defined contribution clients. Hutchins joined the firm in 2008 after spending two years at UBS Investment Bank, where he was responsible for devising and delivering inNovative capital markets risk-management solutions for pension schemes. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Mercer, where he served as a European principal and scheme actuary, providing trustee and corporate advice to a range of UK pension funds and their sponsors. Hutchins holds a BSc in mathematics and a PGCE from the University of Bristol. He chairs the Investment Management Association's Defined Contribution Committee and formerly chaired the defined contribution industry working group for the UK government's ?defined ambition? project. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account