• 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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    RLAM ST Money Market 9.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 7.00
    Investec Diversified Income 7.00
    Premier Defensive Growth 7.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 7.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 7.00
    Baillie Gifford Corporate Bond 6.00
    BlackRock Corporate Bond 6.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 6.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Fixed Interest 41.00%
    Equities 23.00%
    Absolute Return 14.00%
    Cash 9.00%
    Infrastructure 7.00%
    Property 6.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 7.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 6.00
    Investec Diversified Income 6.00
    Premier Defensive Growth 6.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 6.00
    Baillie Gifford Corporate Bond 5.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 5.00
    RLAM Short Dur Glb HY Bond 5.00
    RLAM ST Money Market 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 36.00%
    Fixed Interest 35.00%
    Absolute Return 12.00%
    Property 6.00%
    Infrastructure 6.00%
    Cash 5.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 6.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 6.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 6.00
    Baillie Gifford Corporate Bond 5.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 5.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 5.00
    Investec Diversified Income 5.00
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 5.00
    Premier Defensive Growth 5.00
    TB Evenlode Income 5.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 49.00%
    Fixed Interest 27.00%
    Absolute Return 10.00%
    Infrastructure 6.00%
    Property 5.00%
    Cash 3.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 7.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 5.00
    GS Emerging Markets Equity 5.00
    HSBC American Index 5.00
    Investec Diversified Income 5.00
    TB Evenlode Income 5.00
    Artemis US Select 4.00
    AXA Framlington Japan 4.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 4.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 63.00%
    Fixed Interest 17.00%
    Absolute Return 9.00%
    Infrastructure 6.00%
    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 8.00
    Artemis US Select 5.00
    AXA Framlington Japan 5.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 5.00
    GS Emerging Markets Equity 5.00
    HSBC American Index 5.00
    Threadneedle European Select 5.00
    TB Evenlode Income 5.00
    iShares Japan Equity Index 4.00
    Jupiter Absolute Return 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 73.00%
    Fixed Interest 8.00%
    Absolute Return 7.00%
    Property 6.00%
    Infrastructure 6.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Man GLG Cont. European Growth 9.00
    AXA Framlington Japan 6.00
    GS Emerging Markets Equity 6.00
    Artemis US Select 5.00
    HSBC American Index 5.00
    iShares Japan Equity Index 5.00
    Somerset EM Dividend Growth 5.00
    Threadneedle European Select 5.00
    Liontrust Special Situations 4.00
    Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opps 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 84.00%
    Infrastructure 6.00%
    Absolute Return 6.00%
    Property 4.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    Investec Diversified Income 8.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 7.00
    TwentyFour Dynamic Bond 7.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 6.00
    Baillie Gifford Corporate Bond 5.00
    BlackRock Corporate Bond 5.00
    TwentyFour Monument Bond 5.00
    RLAM ST Money Market 5.00
    First State Glb Listed Infrastructure 4.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 38.00%
    Fixed Interest 35.00%
    Absolute Return 8.00%
    Infrastructure 8.00%
    Property 6.00%
    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    HSBC American Index 7.00
    BlackRock Cont. European Income 6.00
    F&C Property Growth & Income 6.00
    Investec Diversified Income 6.00
    Liontrust European Income 6.00
    Schroder Asian Inc Maximiser 6.00
    GAM Star Credit Opportunities 5.00
    TB Evenlode Income 5.00
    Fidelity Global Dividend 4.00
    HSBC FTSE 100 Index 4.00

    Performance

    Asset Allocation

    Equities 65.00%
    Fixed Interest 16.00%
    Infrastructure 7.00%
    Absolute Return 6.00%
    Property 6.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    EdenTree Amity Sterling Bond 10.00
    Rathbone Ethical Bond 10.00
    Threadneedle UK Social Bond 8.00
    EdenTree Amity International 7.00
    F&C Responsible UK Eq Growth 7.00
    RLAM Ethical Bond 7.00
    iShares Sustainable MSCI USA 6.00
    F&C Responsible Global Equity 5.00
    Henderson Global Care 5.00
    Jupiter Ecology 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 40.00%
    Cash 3.00%
    Property 3.00%

    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 October 2017

    Fund Name Weight (%)
    F&C Responsible Global Equity 10.00
    Henderson Global Care 10.00
    Jupiter Ecology 10.00
    EdenTree Amity European 8.00
    EdenTree Amity International 8.00
    F&C Responsible UK Eq Growth 8.00
    Rathbone Ethical Bond 8.00
    FP WHEB Sustainability 7.00
    RLAM Ethical Bond 6.00
    Standard Life UK Ethical 6.00

    Performance