We've written this fund factsheet assuming you have some experience of investing. This means that although we have tried to write as much as possible in plain language, we may have used certain words or phrases that might not be familiar to you, particularly if you are new to investing. Its purpose is to help you understand how the fund is invested and performing. You should not use it on its own for making investment decisions. It is not an offer to buy or sell any investments or shares. If there's something you don't understand, please contact your adviser. If you don't have an adviser, please call us, we can help you find one near you. Zurich Equity Managed 3 EL December 2014 Fund objective Zurich fund information (as at 30/11/2014) The selection consists of a broad spread of companies from the major world markets which, in the managers' view, hold good growth potential. It may also include fixed interest stocks, cash and property. Launch date Single price Fund size (£m) ABI Sector Fund charges* SEDOL 29/08/1995 403.00p 73.7 (as at 28/11/2014) Flexible Investment 0.01% 0296296 SEDOL codes © London Stock Exchange, reproduced under license Mex ID ISIN code Crown rating GB0002962966 Fund features This fund invests in assets which tend to produce the highest level of return but with higher risk. Over the longer term these assets should generate superior growth. There will be greater fluctuations in value, which at times may be dramatic. Asset split 1 (as at 31/10/2014)** Top holdings (as at 31/10/2014)** GLAXOSMITHKLINE 0.25 BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO ORD GBP0.25 ASTRAZENECA ORD USD0.25 BT GROUP ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC B SHARES HSBC HLDGS ORD USD0.50 BG GROUP ORD GBP0.10 RIO TINTO ORD GBP0.10(REGD) UK TREASURY BILL GBP 0 24/11/2014 DEPOSIT A/C GBP The fund is managed by Threadneedle Asset Management. Other fund managers manage components of the fund, the most significant being BlackRock with typically 15 to 20 percent of the fund's assets held in their passive managed unit trusts. 1.28% 1.21% 1.08% 1.00% 0.98% 0.97% 0.88% 0.88% 0.85% 0.80% * These are the charges that are deducted within the unit price. Other charges which reduce the number of units you hold may apply. For further information please refer to your Terms and Conditions. UK Equities North American Equities European Equities Asia Pacific Equities Money Market UK Fixed Interest International Fixed Interest European Fixed Interest Other International Equities Other 38.9% 22.4% 16.2% 11.9% 4.8% 2.9% 1.2% 0.8% 0.8% 0.1% ** Zurich sources its funds data from Financial Express. The date shown reflects the last available regional, sector and asset breakdown data provided by the fund's administrator to Financial Express. The timeliness of this data is affected by the speed and regularity of their publication by the fund administrator. Zurich Equity Managed 3 EL December 2014 Things you need to know We've based this information on our current understanding of law and practice. We make every effort to ensure that this information is helpful, accurate and correct but it may change or may not apply to your personal circumstances. Before taking any action you should always check with an appropriate adviser, as we cannot accept responsibility for any action taken on the basis of this information alone. Cumulative fund performance (as at 30/11/2014) % growth 6 mths 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years 3.47% 7.07% 43.11% 63.36% 143.95% Discrete fund performance (as at 30/09/2014) 30/09/2009 - 30/09/2010 - 30/09/2011 - 30/09/2012 - 30/09/2013 30/09/2010 30/09/2011 30/09/2012 30/09/2013 30/09/2014 % growth 11.59% -1.13% 15.21% 15.98% 7.31% All funds carry some risk and you should consider these before making any investment decision. Investment returns are not guaranteed and the value can fluctuate. The main factors which may increase the risk of this fund include: - the amount held in overseas assets, - any concentration in specific areas or sectors, - the amount invested in smaller company shares, - the amount invested in property or property shares, - the use of derivatives and other instruments to generate outperformance. Annualised fund performance (as at 30/11/2014) % growth 15.57% -1.23% 13.71% 17.55% 7.07% For further information about this fund please refer to the charts on page one. For more explanation and useful information about investments, please refer to our guide -"Making investments clearer a guide for you". This as well as current fund prices and performance is available at the website address below. Sector Average 11.94% -4.89% 10.40% 15.31% 5.32% 1 1 1 2 1 20/169 27/185 29/200 71/205 41/210 3 year statistical fund data (as at 30/11/2014) 3 year 12.69% Monthly volatility 2.15% 5 year 10.31% Best 3 month return 10.23% 10 year 9.33% Worst 3 month return -5.06% Discrete performance of ABI primary fund* (as at 30/11/2014) 30/11/2009 - 30/11/2010 - 30/11/2011 - 30/11/2012 - 30/11/2013 30/11/2010 30/11/2011 30/11/2012 30/11/2013 30/11/2014 Quartile Rank * This data shows the performance of the primary unit series for the fund. The primary unit series is the series of the fund that applies to most customers. Performance of ABI primary fund (over 5 years to 30/11/2014) 65 Primary fund for Zurich Equity Managed EL Flexible Investment 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 -5 Jan 10 Jul Oct Apr 11 Oct Apr 12 Oct Apr 13 Oct Apr 14 Oct 30/11/2009 - 28/11/2014 Powered by data from FE 0870 514 3624 Source: Financial Express as at 30/11/2014. You shouldn't use past performance as a suggestion of future performance. It shouldn't be the main or sole reason for making an investment decision. The value of investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise and will be reduced in real terms by the effects of inflation. You may not get back the amount you invested. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) practice and law are complex. Tax concessions are not guaranteed, their value will depend on individual circumstances and may change in the future. www.zurich.co.uk/life Fund performance data is based on a single price basis and doesn't take into account fees and expenses which are specific to individual plans. Details are available on request. Zurich Assurance Ltd. Registered in England and Wales under company number 02456671. Registered office: The Grange, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8XX. We may record or monitor calls to improve our service.
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