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NAV on 2019/07/18
NAV on 2019/07/17 121.98
52 week high on 2019/06/27 125.54
52 week low on 2018/07/20 118.48
Total Expense Ratio on 2019/03/31 1.51
Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2019/03/31 0
NAV Incl Dividends
1 month change -2.4% 0.53%
3 month change -1.27% 1.69%
6 month change 1.94% 5%
1 year change 3.07% 9.7%
5 year change 2.13% 7.27%
10 year change 0% 0%
Price data is updated once a day.
  • Sectoral allocations
Financials 2.82 1.13%
General Equity 55.23 22.23%
Liquid Assets 134.37 54.09%
Offshore 56.00 22.54%
  • Top five holdings
GOVTISSUPAPER 57.28 23.06%
DOMESTICFUNDE 55.23 22.23%
FINANCEINSTIT 52.08 20.97%
TOTDOMMONMKT 44.81 18.04%
  • Performance against peers
  • Fund data  
Management company:
Sanlam Collective Investments
Formation date:
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South African--Multi Asset--Income
CPI + 2% p.a. over rolling 12 month period
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  • Fund management  
Deon van Zyl
Deon has 30 years investment experience. He started his financial career at Santam Insurance as an Economic Analyst. Deon then moved to Metropolitan Insurance Investment Division, where he initially focused on dealing in equities and fixed interest instruments. Thereafter, he became the Head of Treasury as well as managing the company's in-house pension fund. In 1996, he was appointed Head of Fixed Interest, responsible for fixed interest strategy and was a member of the Investment Strategy Team for Metropolitan Asset Managers. Deon started managing the Metropolitan Inflation Linked Bond Fund in 2002, together with the Metropolitan Money Market, Bond and Income funds. He has been the recipient of more than one Raging Bull Awards and Morningstar Category Awards. In early 2012, Deon van Zyl, Brandon Quinn and a group of investors founded Saffron Wealth.
Brandon Quinn
Brandon has 17 years investment experience. He started his finance career at NBS Bank where he established and developed the market research and planning function. Brandon then moved to BoE Bank Treasury, where he initially focused on forex exchange trading and interest rate and currency arbitrage. Thereafter, he managed the market risk of BoE Treasury, BoE Stock Brokers and BoE Hedge Funds while completing his CFA. He was Global Treasurer of Seaboard Overseas Limited, a NYSE-listed multi-national commodity-trading company before joining Metropolitan Asset Managers. At Metropolitan, he headed up the Hybrid & Structured Investments unit which specialised in Liability Driven Investments, sovereign, corporate and inflation-linked bond structuring, interest rate and equity-derivative structuring. Brandon was the chairman of the Alternative Strategies Investment Committee and managed an enhanced income fund focusing on alternative asset application and multi-strategy fund management. In early 2012, Brandon, Deon van Zyl and a group of investors founded Saffron Wealth. Brandon is the lead manager on the Saffron Opportunity Income Fund which won the 2014 Raging Bull Award for the Best South African multi-asset income fund on a risk-adjusted basis.
Anina Swiegers

  • Fund manager's comment

Saffron MET ILB comment - Sep 13

2013/11/27 00:00:00
Global data has been relatively positive with the US and Europe showing signs of improvement in industrial production, housing and employment. Easy money still exists because most economies are still operating far below potential and the pace of growth remains fragile. If growth were to accelerate strongly one could be confident that policy rates will normalise. We maintain that a withdrawal of stimulus should only take place in early 2014 as the global recovery remains fragile. The local economic growth forecast has been reduced to 2% for 2013. Lower growth and higher inflation is likely to keep the policy stance on hold for the present. We therefore expect interest rates to remain unchanged at least until the middle of 2014 as inflation may very well have peaked at 6.4% in August. Following a notable rally in September and stabilisation as the US government shut down commenced, the bullish bias towards EM has pushed local yields downwards. Even the FRA curve has pared some of its tightening expectations as the rand has rallied and disinflation expectations have broadened. The fund returned 0.96% for the quarter and 2.22% for September. With volatility picking up over the last few months we reduced our bond holding and increased the cash weighting.
  • Fund focus and objective  
It may include other interest bearing securities, money market instruments, preference shares, property shares and property related securities, non-equity securities and assets in liquid form. The manager may from time to time invest in participatory interests in portfolios of collective investment schemes registered in the Republic of South Africa and which are consistent with the portfolio's primary objective. For efficient portfolio management purposes, the Manager may invest in financial instruments (listed and unlisted) allowed by the Act in order to achieve its investment objective. In selecting securities for this portfolio, the Manager shall seek to secure a stable real capital growth in excess of the ruling inflation rate. The asset allocation will be actively managed and will continually reflect the portfolio manager's view of the relative attractiveness of the various asset classes and sectors. Exposure to property related securities will be capped to a maximum of 10% of the portfolio's net asset value.
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