The Colchester Alpha Fund

SINGAPORE

Fund Overview

The Colchester Alpha Fund aims to deliver consistent outperformance over its cash rate benchmark from a globally diversified portfolio of long and short interest rate and currency positions.

Portfolio characteristics

  • Non-directional strategy, providing low correlation to growth assets such as equities as well as to other fixed income classes
  • Diversified portfolio consisting of long and short interest rate and currency positions
  • Employs leverage and utilises interest rate derivatives such as bond futures and interest rate swaps

May be suitable for investors who want

  • Medium to long term capital growth and income
  • A ‘Portable Alpha’ strategy that can be overlaid to an independent beta of choice
  • Access to a strategy that has reduced directional interest rate and market risk
  • An investment that is more defensive than equities, corporate credit and high yield bonds over the medium term

Potential Benefits for Investors

  • Access to Colchester’s best ideas while reducing directional market risk
  • Negligible absolute duration offers superior protection from capital losses during an interest rate hiking cycle
  • During times of market stress, access to a portfolio of highly liquid instruments
  • Daily liquidity - Ability to access funds when needed

Why choose Colchester?

  • Specialist global fixed income manager
  • Well-established and stable Investment Team
  • Consistent outperformance over the long term
  • A time-tested process that focuses on the real yield and real FX investment framework

Why choose The Colchester Alpha Fund?

  • Application of Colchester’s time-proven investment process - conceptually mapping under and over-valued bonds and currencies into long and short positions

Fund Facts

Investment Objective

To outperform the benchmark by 2.00% per annum gross of management fees over a full economic cycle of 5 to 7 years in length.


Although the Investment Manager will endeavour to meet the investment objective, the Investment Manager cannot guarantee it will be met.

Benchmark1 Month USD Libor for USD Share Class.

The Benchmark will be used for performance measurement purposes.
PricingDaily
Dealing FrequencyDaily
Minimum Initial Subscription & Minimum HoldingI Shares: US$ 3,000,000 or its equivalent in the relevant Class Currency.
R Shares: US$ 1,000 or its equivalent in the relevant Class Currency.
Management FeeI Shares: 0.60% p.a.
R Shares: 0.65% p.a.

The Total Expense Ratio and Ongoing Costs disclosures for each respective share class may be found in the ‘Fees and Charges’ section on the https://www.fundinfo.com/ website.
Buy/Sell Fee

There is no buy/sell spread as the Fund applies a Swing Pricing Mechanism. Please refer to the section entitled “Swing Pricing Mechanism” in the Prospectus of The Colchester Multi-Strategy Global Bond Fund PLC for more information.


Preliminary Charge

If subscribing through an intermediary that (i) has been appointed by a Distributor and (ii) has been authorised in writing by the Distributor to charge a Preliminary Charge, a Preliminary Charge of up to 5% of the amount of the investment in the Fund may, if permitted by law and regulation, be deducted from the amount payable in respect of the subscription at the discretion of the intermediary. No Preliminary Charge is payable if subscribing directly through the Administrator. None of the Investment Manager, Sub-Investment Manager and the Distributors will charge a Preliminary Charge. Investors using nominee services should note that a separate fee may be payable to the provider of such nominee services. The Net Asset Value payable for any Shares shall be exclusive of any Preliminary Charge. The Preliminary Charge is applicable to the R Shares but is not charged to the I Shares.


Switch Charge

A Switch Charge may be imposed which may not exceed 1% of the subscription price for the total number of Shares in the Fund being switched. The Switch Charge, if any, will be deducted at the time of such exchange and paid to the distributors or intermediaries in respect of Shares acquired through them. The Net Asset Value payable for any Shares is exclusive of any Switch Charge. The Switch Charge is applicable to the R Shares but is not charged to the I Shares.

Performance FeeNone

Fund Classes*

SharesCurrencyShare Class TypeISINBloomberg CodeInception DateShare Class Details
IUSD UnhedgedAccumulationIE00BQZJ1M20CGIALPA ID29/11/2013View More
SharesCurrencyShare Class TypeISINBloomberg CodeInception DateShare Class Details
IUSD UnhedgedAccumulationIE00BQZJ1M20CGIALPA ID29/11/2013View More

*Investors should note that only certain Classes of Shares may have funded and be available for subscription. Investors should contact UCITSTA@colchesterglobal.com if they wish to invest in a class of a Fund not listed here in order to determine whether it is available for subscription.



USD Unhedged Accumulation Class - I Shares (ISIN: IE00BQZJ1M20)*


*All data is net of fees.Investors should note that only certain Classes of Shares may have funded and be available for subscription. Investors should contact UCITSTA@colchesterglobal.com if they wish to invest in a class of a Fund not listed here in order to determine whether it is available for subscription.



*Investors should note that only certain Classes of Shares may have funded and be available for subscription. Investors should contact UCITSTA@colchesterglobal.com if they wish to invest in a class of a Fund not listed here in order to determine whether it is available for subscription.


Download current Factsheet*

*Investors should note that only certain Classes of Shares may have funded and be available for subscription. Investors should contact UCITSTA@colchesterglobal.com if they wish to invest in a class of a Fund not listed here in order to determine whether it is available for subscription.

By submitting this request, you confirm that you are an institutional investor or financial intermediary and are categorised as a “professional investor” as defined in Section 2 of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 and Annex II to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2004/39/EC.

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For all administrative matters relating to our UCITS funds, please contact Northern Trust at colchesterglobal@ntrs.com or via fax at +353 1 542 2902 or via phone on +353 1 434 5110. Northern Trust are responsible for all shareholder transactions (subscriptions, redemptions, switches and transfers), registration amendments and changes to authorised parties, delivery of statements, audit requests and responding to NAV and performance reporting queries.