Balanced, US Equity. Low Volatility Systematic strategy, ESG weighted.
The fund is designed to contribute to a better world by generating the capital necessary to protect life on this planet.
The Strategy aims to generate Alpha through the use of systematic models that provide timed trend following and counter-trend signals. A further model also modifies weightings to components for ESG adoption principles.
Benchmarked against 60% of the S&P 500 Top 50 Index. Dynamic equity exposure (on average 60%) to reduce volatility and drawdowns (unique dynamic exposure model).
Equities; 50 largest companies from S&P 500 (US mega-caps).
The Strategy will select from The Strategy Universe (S&P 500 Top 50). The position size will reflect the ratio of fund size with benchmark weighting. So, a stock with a 10% weight in the index, will have a position equivalent to 10% of the fund value. There may be variation according to a proprietary ESG adjustment.
The Strategy will adjust its own constituents in line with the S&P 500 Top 50 Index at each annual reconstitution of the Index. The two parts of the strategy will run and alter the weighting.
Investors seeking capital growth through a balanced exposure to the US Equity markets.
Discretionary Fund Managers, IFA clients, Family Offices, Faith groups, Impact Investors, Pension Funds.
Organisations that require a ‘ESG’ or ‘Impact’ element to their portfolio, achieved by the use of the performance fee, see Impact Ethos below.
Predominantly the investors will be the UK, Europe, MENA region. USA and Canada may also be targeted for investment at a later date.
Intalcon Alpha-Max Strategy Fund
The Fund Company/PCS:
SKYLINE UMBRELLA FUND ICAV
Fund Legal Structure:
UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities)
DAVY GLOBAL FUND MANAGEMENT LIMITED
NORTHERN TRUST INTERNATIONAL FUND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES (IRELAND) LIMITED
NORTHERN TRUST FIDUCIARY SERVICES (IRELAND) LIMITED
INTALCON [. ]
INTALCON [. ]
Legal Advisors to the ICAV:
The fund adopts a strategy that uses a fully systematic approach to invest in US Equities, whose weights are adjusted with an ESG overlay. The strategy aims to provide capital growth and to outperform its benchmark (60% of S&P 500 Top 50, 40% Cash) on average by 25% of the benchmark‘s total returns while keeping a high correlation to the benchmark.
This long-only model is a combination of trend and counter trend logic that continuously attempts to capitalize on short-term market swings. Its superior timing qualities enables it to generate attractive results in both up trending and sideways trending markets. The ESG overlay is a proprietary Key Performance Indicator (KPI) weighting methodology.
The fund will hold a diversified portfolio of around 50 of the largest and most liquid US equities from the S&P 500 Top 50 index.
The model underlying the Strategy consist of a robust trading rules based on price patterns and technical indicators. The model is a combination of several entry and exit signals and uses limit orders to enter and exit market positions – thereby, the recent volatility of the underlying stock is taken into account. Equity exposure varies dynamically depending on which stocks the model generates the signals. A further weighting maybe applied as per the ESG KPI score. The average holding period is around 2-3 weeks.
Signals are generated after the close of business for execution the next business day. New signals are generated daily on a Limit Order basis. Approximately 15 round turns are expected per year per constituent, with an average holding term of 16 days.
Anyone should be able to invest who has a will or need to grow their underlying capital and to support good causes that help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals from the UN. Intalcon will donate part of the performance fee immediately to the Intalcon Foundation for, a further donation will be made from the annual profits of the Intalcon company.
This means clients funds remain liquid while having indirect contributions to otherwise illiquid Impact projects.
60% S&P 500 Top 50 (S&P 500 Top 50) , 40% Cash (no return assumption)
Use of Discretion:
Exactly as the main benchmark Index. Portfolio constituents are re-balanced and screened annually in July. The components are cap-weight-adjusted on a monthly basis. If the strategy identifies a buy, the signal will offer a position size in accordance to this weighting.
ESG KPI weightings are adjusted on a monthly basis.
Use of derivatives:
Liquidity Portfolios/Cash Management:
Uninvested amount of capital is held in cash.
Collateral Management Techniques:
Minimum Fund Size:
Principal Protection/Stop-Loss mechanisms:
Each equity position will be sold when specific conditions are identified and met by the algorithm by placing a sell limit order.
Volatility Control mechanisms:
The portfolio is made up from the S&P 500 Top 50 thus ensuring a high diversification on a sectoral basis. Each stock`s position size in the portfolio is weighted according to its weight in the benchmark with a further adjustment to the proprietary ESG weighting index. The equity exposure varies dynamically depending on the market conditions. On average, the equity exposure is around 65-70%.
Currency & Interest Rate Hedging mechanisms:
Share class types:
Normal / Special
Hedged currency classes:
Minimum initial investment:
£500,000 / £10,000,000
Minimum additional investment:
£100,000 / £1,000,000
£500,000 / £10,000,000
Minimum Share class size:
Initial Offer Period: 3 months
Initial subscription price per share:
£100 / £100 (TBD)
0.85% / 0.75%
Investment Manager Fee:
0.85% / 0.75%
Strategy Advisor Fee:
0.6% / 0.5% incl.
25% of performance over Hurdle rate/Benchmark, subject to High Watermark mechanism
Index / Strategy Fees:
Other Costs & Expenses:
0.25%, included in total Management Fee
TER (Total Expense Ratio):
0.85% / 0.75%
Cost Underwriting Provisions:
Up to 5% of initial investment
Deferred Subscription Fees (CDSCs):
Potentially where permissible
Institutional, Pension Funds, HNW, Family Offices, Advised Retail (IFA)
UK Fund Patforms, Offshore Bonds
UK, European Countries (initial)
£100 MM plus
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