How are the funds performing?

Countrywide Assured (CA) Life Funds

The table below details the investment performance of our life funds over a range of time periods, up to 31.03.18

 Fund Name

Growth 5 Years

Growth 10 Years

Growth 15 Years

 

%ACR

% Growth

%ACR

% Growth

%ACR

% Growth

Managed

5.8

32.7

6.2

82.8

7.4

191.9

Equity

5.9

33.0

6.2

82.6

8.1

221.6

International

8.4

49.7

7.7

109.4

8.7

250.5

Deposit

-1.3

-6.4

-0.4

-4.0

0.7

10.9

Source: Lipper, 31.03.18 (Offer to Bid basis), Net Income reinvested

The Annualised Compound Return (ACR) figures shown represent the average annual monetary growth of units within the fund over the time periods specified. The % Growth figures represent the total monetary growth of units over the number of years indicated, expressed as a percentage.

The offer price is the purchase price of each unit, and the bid price is its selling price. The offer price is usually approximately 5% higher than the bid price. The figures in the table represent the actual monetary growth in the unit price of each fund, taking into account the bid to offer spread.

 

Percentage Growth

The table below details the investment performance of our life funds over five consecutive annual periods (Bid to Bid basis)

 Fund Name

Q1 2017 –
Q1 2018

Q1 2016 –
Q1 2017

Q1 2015 –
Q1 2016

Q1 2014 –
Q1 2015

Q1 2013 –
Q1 2014

Managed

1.2

17.4

-2.0

11.6

7.5

Equity

1.3

19.7

-5.0

8.9

11.6

International

0.6

26.3

-0.3

16.6

6.6

Deposit

-0.4

-0.2

-0.2

-0.3

-0.3

Source: Lipper, 31.03.18 (Bid to Bid basis), Net Income reinvested.

The figures above show the percentage growth of the fund by comparing the price at the start of a 12 month period i.e. 31/03/2017 and the price at the end of the following 12 month period i.e. 31/03/2018.

The bid price is the selling price of each unit and represents the amount each unit would be worth, if it had been sold at the date indicated. The return figures are shown on a bid to bid basis which shows the actual monetary growth of the units over the periods specified.

It is not possible to anticipate future investment performance. Past Performance is not a guide as it does not prove what could happen in the future. The value of these investments can go down as well as up. The information above reflects our understanding of current legislation and tax regulations which are both subject to change.

This information may not be current and more up to date past performance information and information on other funds, including the Premium Series Funds, may be obtained by contacting our Customer Helpline on 0800 262536.

 

Countrywide (CWA Series) Life Funds

The table below details investment performance of the life funds over a range of time periods, up to 31.03.18(Offer to Offer basis)

 Fund Name

Growth 5 Years

Growth 10 Years

 

ACR

ACR

Global Managed – Series 3

5.84%

5.71%

Global Managed – Series 4

5.83%

5.71%

Source: Irish Life Investment Managers

The Annualised Compound Rate (ACR) figures shown represent the average annual monetary growth of unit price within the fund over the time period specified. Performance is measured on Premium Unit offer to offer price to 31st March 2018.

The offer price is the purchase price of each unit. The figures in the table represent the actual monetary growth in the unit price of each fund over the period specified.

It is not possible to anticipate future investment performance. Past Performance is not a guide as it does not prove what could happen in the future. The value of these investments can go down as well as up. The information above reflects our understanding of current legislation and tax regulations which are both subject to change.

Countrywide Assured plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.