• Multi Asset A - Defensive Growth

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Defensive Growth Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To reduce investment risk the Portfolio maintains a bias towards fixed income and cash, with equity holdings limited to 20%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses a composite of 35% IA Money Market:65% IA Mixed Investment 0-35% Shares, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 1% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    RLAM ST Money Market 15.00
    Artemis Strategic Bond 8.00
    Investec Diversified Income 8.00
    RLAM Short Dur Glb HY Bond 8.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 8.00
    Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond 7.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 7.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 7.00
    AHFM Defined Returns 5.00
    Artemis Global Income 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Fixed Interest 45.00%
    Equities 20.00%
    Cash 15.00%
    Absolute Return 13.00%
    Property 7.00%

    Multi Asset A - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset B - Conservative Growth

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Conservative Growth Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To reduce investment risk the Portfolio maintains a bias towards fixed income and cash, with equity holdings limited to 35%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 0-35% Shares sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 2% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    RLAM ST Money Market 10.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 7.00
    Investec Diversified Income 7.00
    Artemis Global Income 6.00
    Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 6.00
    Artemis Strategic Bond 5.00
    AHFM Defined Returns 5.00
    RLAM Short Dur Glb HY Bond 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 36.00%
    Fixed Interest 35.00%
    Absolute Return 12.00%
    Cash 10.00%
    Property 7.00%

    Multi Asset B - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset C - Cautious Growth

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Cautious Growth Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To provide the potential for greater returns than those available from fixed income and cash the Portfolio may have a bias towards equity holdings, although this will be limited to 60%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 3% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    F&C Property Growth & Income 6.00
    Artemis Global Income 5.00
    AHFM Defined Returns 5.00
    Investec Diversified Income 5.00
    RLAM ST Money Market 5.00
    Artemis Strategic Bond 4.00
    Artemis US Select 4.00
    Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond 4.00
    Fidelity Global Special Sits 4.00
    Liontrust Special Situations 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 54.00%
    Fixed Interest 25.00%
    Absolute Return 10.00%
    Property 6.00%
    Cash 5.00%

    Multi Asset C - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset D - Balanced Growth

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Balanced Growth Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To provide the potential for greater returns than those available from fixed income and cash the Portfolio may have a bias towards equity holdings, although this will be limited to 85%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 4% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 6.00
    Artemis Global Income 5.00
    AHFM Defined Returns 5.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 5.00
    Fidelity Global Special Sits 5.00
    Old Mutual North American 5.00
    Artemis US Select 4.00
    Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond 4.00
    Baillie Gifford European 4.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 68.00%
    Fixed Interest 15.00%
    Absolute Return 12.00%
    Property 5.00%

    Multi Asset D - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset E - Adventurous Growth

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Adventurous Growth Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term (5-10 years). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To meet its objective the Portfolio is expected to maintain a bias towards equity holdings which could account for 100%. As such, the Portfolio could display high levels of volatility and investors should seek to understand the risks involved.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Flexible Investment sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 5% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 7.00
    Artemis Global Income 6.00
    Fidelity Global Special Sits 6.00
    Old Mutual North American 6.00
    Artemis US Select 5.00
    Baillie Gifford European 5.00
    Liontrust Special Situations 5.00
    Man GLG Undervalued Assets 5.00
    UBS Glb Emerging Markets Equity 5.00
    AHFM Defined Returns 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 83.00%
    Absolute Return 7.00%
    Fixed Interest 6.00%
    Property 4.00%

    Multi Asset E - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset F - Global Opportunities

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Parallel Global Opportunities Portfolio is to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term (5-10 years). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and sectors, with a significant bias towards equity holdings which could account for 100%. In seeking to maximise returns the Portfolio may also include exposure to some specialist or thematic collective investments which can display heightened volatility, and so investors should ensure that they understand the risks involved.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Flexible Investment sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 6% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 8.00
    Fidelity Global Special Sits 6.00
    UBS Glb Emerging Markets Equity 6.00
    Baillie Gifford European 5.00
    Baillie Gifford Pacific 5.00
    JPM Global Macro Opportunities 5.00
    Legg Mason Japan 5.00
    Liontrust Special Situations 5.00
    Man GLG Undervalued Assets 5.00
    Sarasin Food & Agri Opp 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 92.00%
    Absolute Return 5.00%
    Property 3.00%

    Multi Asset F - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset B Inc - Conservative Income

    Investment Objective

    The objective of the Parallel Conservative Income Portfolio is to provide a regular income with the prospect of some capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To reduce investment risk the Portfolio maintains a bias towards fixed income and cash, with equity holdings limited to 35%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 0-35% Shares sector, and has a targeted total return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 2% over a rolling three-year period. 

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Investec Diversified Income 9.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 8.00
    Artemis High Income 6.00
    Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 6.00
    RLAM Short Dur Glb HY Bond 5.00
    RLAM ST Money Market 5.00
    TB Evenlode Income 5.00
    Artemis Global Income 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Fixed Interest 40.00%
    Equities 38.00%
    Absolute Return 9.00%
    Property 8.00%
    Cash 5.00%

    Multi Asset B Inc - Factsheet Download

  • Multi Asset D Inc - Balanced Income

    Investment Objective

    The objective of the Parallel Balanced Income Portfolio is to provide a regular income with capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio offers exposure to a range of collective investments providing diversity across regions and asset classes. To provide the potential for greater returns than those available from fixed income and cash the Portfolio may have a bias towards equity holdings, although this will be limited to 85%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares sector, and has a targeted total return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 4% over a rolling three-year period.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    F&C Property Growth & Income 8.00
    Investec Diversified Income 8.00
    Artemis Global Income 6.00
    Artemis High Income 6.00
    Man GLG UK Income 6.00
    Schroder Asian Inc Maximiser 6.00
    BlackRock Cont. European Income 5.00
    HSBC America Index 5.00
    Liontrust European Income 5.00
    RLAM UK Equity Income 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 67.00%
    Fixed Interest 17.00%
    Absolute Return 8.00%
    Property 8.00%

    Multi Asset D Inc - Factsheet Download

  • SRI Cautious Growth

    Investment Objective

    The Portfolio seeks to deliver capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio provides diversity across regions and asset classes through exposure to a range of collective investments and exchange traded funds (ETFs) selected from a limited, but growing, universe of investments which incorporate ethical, socially responsible or environmental considerations in the choice of their underlying securities. The Portfolio is expected to have a bias towards equity holdings although this is unlikely to exceed 60%.

    Performance Measurement

    The Portfolio seeks to achieve a return target of CPI inflation + 3% pa after costs measured over rolling three-year periods.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    F&C Responsible UK Eq Growth 9.00
    RLAM Ethical Bond 9.00
    EdenTree Amity Sterling Bond 8.00
    RLAM ST Money Market 7.00
    Standard Life UK Ethical 7.00
    J Henderson Glb Sustainability 6.00
    Rathbone Ethical Bond 6.00
    F&C Responsible Global Equity 5.00
    FP WHEB Sustainability 5.00
    iShares Sustainable MSCI USA 5.00

    Performance

    The SRI Cautious Growth Portfolio was launched on 01 August 2017 and will not present past performance data until it has been running for a full 12-month period

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 54.00%
    Fixed Interest 35.00%
    Cash 7.00%
    Property 4.00%

    SRI Cautious Growth - Factsheet Download

  • SRI Balanced Growth

    Investment Objective

    The Portfolio seeks to deliver capital growth over the medium term (5 years plus). The Portfolio provides diversity across regions and asset classes through exposure to a range of collective investments and exchange traded funds (ETFs) selected from a limited, but growing, universe of investments which incorporate ethical, socially responsible or environmental considerations in the choice of their underlying securities. The Portfolio is expected to have a bias towards equity holdings although this is unlikely to exceed 85%.

    Performance Measurement

    As a comparative benchmark the Portfolio uses the IA Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares sector, and has a targeted return of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) + 4% over a rolling three-year period illustrated in the performance tables.

    Top 10 Holdings

    31 August 2018

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    F&C Responsible UK Eq Growth 9.00
    FP WHEB Sustainability 9.00
    J Henderson Glb Sustainability 9.00
    Standard Life UK Ethical 9.00
    F&C Responsible Global Equity 8.00
    Sarasin Food & Agri Opp 8.00
    Rathbone Ethical Bond 6.00
    RLAM Ethical Bond 6.00
    Sarasin Glb Real Estate Equity 6.00
    EdenTree Amity International 5.00

    Performance