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Investing for income

The demand for income is urgent. People are living longer. Simple demographics mean that supplementary income is no longer a luxury. It's a necessity. Meanwhile, interest rates are at historic lows - even before you take account of inflation. So the yield on equities and corporate bonds looks understandably attractive, relative to cash.

We launched our first income fund, Artemis Income Fund, in June 2000. Having established a successful record of both yield and capital gain, it is now our largest equity fund. Artemis Income Fund was soon accompanied by our first bond fund, the Artemis High Income Fund. Then in 2005, James Foster joined our search for income, and we launched the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund.

Recognising both the investment opportunity and the demand from investors, in 2010 we launched a globally-diversified equity income fund, the Artemis Global Income Fund. Four years ago, we added the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund to our range, offering investors a mix of both equities and bonds.

Our income funds

 

Fund

Managers

Sector

Risk rating*

Yield†

Equities

Income

Adrian Frost &

Nick Shenton

IA UK Equity Income NR

5

4.2%

Global Income

Jacob de Tusch-Lec &

Sam Morley (Analyst)

IA Global Equity Income NR

5

2.9%

Fixed Income

High Income

Alex Ralph

IA £ Strategic Bond NR

3

5.8%

Strategic Bond

James Foster &

Alex Ralph

IA £ Strategic Bond NR

3

4.2%

Mixed

Monthly Distribution

James Foster &

Jacob de Tusch-Lec

IA Mixed Investment 20-60% share NR

4

3.7%

 


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57 St James's Street
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Our income managers

 

Adrian Frost

Adrian Frost

Alex Ralph

Alex Ralph

Jacob de Tusch-Lec

Jacob de Tusch-Lec

James Foster

James Foster

Nick Shenton

Nick Shenton

Sam Morley

Sam Morley

Analyst

 


 * Some funds are riskier than others (ie - have a greater or lesser chance of losing value). One indicator of the risk is the Synthetic Risk and Reward Indicator (SRRI), which is intended for investors and potential investors. It displays the historic volatility of the fund's performance and categorises it accordingly. The SRRI's range of values is from 1 (lower risk) to 7 (higher risk). All collective investment schemes (such as OEICs and Unit Trusts) are required to calculate and disclose the SRRI. It is important to understand that the risk rating of a fund is not static as it will be calculated on an ongoing basis using the most recent data about the fund.

† Source: Artemis as at 31 January 2017. The Artemis High Income Fund and Artemis Strategic Bond Fund distribution yields reflect the amounts that may be distributed over the next twelve months as a percentage of the mid-market unit price of the fund. It does not include any preliminary charge and investors may be subject to tax on distributions. For the Artemis Income Fund, Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund and Artemis Global Income Fund, yield quoted is the class I historic yield, distribution units.

To ensure you understand whether a fund is suitable for you, please read the Key Investor Information Document, which is available, along with the fund’s Prospectus, from artemis.co.uk.

The value of any investment, and any income from it, can rise and fall with movements in stockmarkets, currencies and interest rates. These can move irrationally and can be affected unpredictably by diverse factors, including political and economic events. This could mean that you won’t get back the amount you originally invested. The fund’s past performance should not be considered a guide to future returns.

Global Income

The fund may invest in emerging markets, which can involve greater risk than investing in developed markets. In particular, more volatility (sharper rises and falls in unit/share prices) can be expected.

The fund may invest in the shares of small and medium-sized companies. Shares in smaller companies carry more risk than larger, more established companies because they are often more volatile and, under some circumstances, harder to sell. In addition, information for reliably determining the value of smaller companies – and the risks that owning them entails – can be harder to come by.

Because one of the key objectives of the fund is to provide income, the annual management charge is taken from capital rather than income. This can reduce the potential for capital growth.

High Income

The fund may invest in fixed-interest securities. These are issued by governments, companies and other entities and pay a fixed level of income or interest. These payments (including repayment of capital) are subject to credit risks. Meanwhile, the market value of these assets will be particularly influenced by movements in interest rates and by changes in interest-rate expectations.

The fund may invest in higher yielding bonds, which may increase the risk to your capital. Investing in these types of assets (which are also known as sub-investment grade bonds) can produce a higher yield but also brings an increased risk of default, which would affect the capital value of your investment. The fund holds bonds which could prove difficult to sell. As a result, the fund may have to lower the selling price, sell other investments or forego more appealing investment opportunities.

Because one of the key objectives of the fund is to provide income, the annual management charge is taken from capital rather than income. This can reduce the potential for capital growth.

Income

Because one of the key objectives of the fund is to provide income, the annual management charge is taken from capital rather than income. This can reduce the potential for capital growth.

Monthly Distribution

The payment of income is not guaranteed. The fund may invest in emerging markets, which can involve greater risk than investing in developed markets. In particular, more volatility (sharper rises and falls in unit/share prices) can be expected.

The fund may use derivatives (financial instruments whose value is linked to the expected price movements of an underlying asset) for investment purposes, including taking long and short positions, and may use borrowing from time to time. It may also invest in derivatives to protect the value of the fund, reduce costs and/or generate additional income. Investing in derivatives also carries risks, however. In the case of a ‘short’ position, for example, where the fund aims to profit from falling prices, if the price of the underlying asset rises in value, the fund will lose money.

The fund may invest in fixed-interest securities. These are issued by governments, companies and other entities and pay a fixed level of income or interest. These payments (including repayment of capital) are subject to credit risks. Meanwhile, the market value of these assets will be particularly influenced by movements in interest rates and by changes in interest-rate expectations.

The fund may invest in higher yielding bonds, which may increase the risk to your capital. Investing in these types of assets (which are also known as sub-investment grade bonds) can produce a higher yield but also brings an increased risk of default, which would affect the capital value of your investment. The fund holds bonds which could prove difficult to sell. As a result, the fund may have to lower the selling price, sell other investments or forego more appealing investment opportunities.

Because one of the key objectives of the fund is to provide income, the annual management charge is taken from capital rather than income. This can reduce the potential for capital growth.

The additional expenses of the fund are currently capped at 0.14%. This has the effect of capping the ongoing charge for the class I units issued by the fund at 0.89% and for class R units at 1.64%. Artemis reserves the right to remove the cap without notice.

Strategic Bond

The fund may use derivatives (financial instruments whose value is linked to the expected price movements of an underlying asset) for investment purposes, including taking long and short positions, and may use borrowing from time to time. It may also invest in derivatives to protect the value of the fund, reduce costs and/or generate additional income. Investing in derivatives also carries risks, however. In the case of a ‘short’ position, for example, where the fund aims to profit from falling prices, if the price of the underlying asset rises in value, the fund will lose money.

The fund may invest in fixed-interest securities. These are issued by governments, companies and other entities and pay a fixed level of income or interest. These payments (including repayment of capital) are subject to credit risks. Meanwhile, the market value of these assets will be particularly influenced by movements in interest rates and by changes in interest-rate expectations.

The fund may invest in higher yielding bonds, which may increase the risk to your capital. Investing in these types of assets (which are also known as sub-investment grade bonds) can produce a higher yield but also brings an increased risk of default, which would affect the capital value of your investment. The fund holds bonds which could prove difficult to sell. As a result, the fund may have to lower the selling price, sell other investments or forego more appealing investment opportunities.

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