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All statistics quoted to March 2014 quarter-end.

Overview
Overview
Top 20 Balanced Plus Capital Plus Balanced Defensive Strategic Income
A focused portfolio of our top stock picks on the JSE. Best investment views across all asset classes for retirement savers. Focused on providing a growing regular income. Ideal for investors in retirement. A lower risk alternative to Capital Plus for investors requiring a growing regular income. Asset allocation across the yielding asset classes.
To outperform its benchmark, the FTSE/JSE Africa Top 40 Index. To deliver a top quartile performance against competitors over time. The fund is benchmarked against a composite consisting of 63% SA equity, 22% SA bonds, 10% international assets and 5% cash. To return at least CPI + 4% p.a. over periods of 3 years and longer, while preserving capital over any 12-month period. To return Cash + 3% p.a. over periods of 3 years and longer, while preserving capital over any 12-month period. To return at least 110% of cash (with cash defined as the STeFI 3-month Index).
A top equity fund in the country over 5 years compared to all broad-based equity funds. Top performing fund over all meaningful periods. Number 1 balanced fund in South Africa over 10 years and since launch in 1996. Outperformed inflation by more than 8% p.a. since launch in 2001. Number 1 in category over 10 years and since launch. First quartile performer over 3 years, 5 years and since launch in 2007. The fund has produced positive returns over 12-month periods 100% of the time. Outperformed cash by 3.0% p.a. since launch. First quartile performer over 3 years, 5 years and since launch in 2001.
100% 85% 60% 40% 25%
8/10 6/10 4/10 3/10 2/10
5 years and longer 5 years and longer 3 years and longer 2 years and longer 1 to 3 years
Equity Multi-asset Multi-asset Multi-asset Cash & Bonds
Performance
Performance
Top 20 Balanced Plus Capital Plus Balanced Defensive Strategic Income
Fund: 23.68%
Benchmark: 19.19%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 18.57%
Benchmark: 16.81%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 14.45%
Benchmark: 9.96%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: N/A
Benchmark: N/A
Quartile ranking: N/A
Fund: 9.83%
Benchmark: 8.12%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 25.22%
Benchmark: 21.67%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 19.29%
Benchmark: 17.97%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 14.47%
Benchmark: 9.39%
Quartile ranking: 2nd
Fund: 13.81%
Benchmark: 8.92%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 9.83%
Benchmark: 6.52%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 20.72%
Benchmark: 17.48%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 17.69%
Benchmark: 16.13%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 13.68%
Benchmark: 9.91%
Quartile ranking: 2nd
Fund: 14.04%
Benchmark: 8.26%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Fund: 9.71%
Benchmark: 5.79%
Quartile ranking: 1st
Risk Measures
Risk Measures
Top 20 Balanced Plus Capital Plus Balanced Defensive Strategic Income
13.57% 7.78% 5.68% 3.89% 1.63%
-31.72% -34.29% -8.35% -2.65% -1.29%
1.42 1.72 1.51 2.03 2.41
2.98 4.28 3.41 4.54 5.11
General Information
General Information
Top 20 Balanced Plus Capital Plus Balanced Defensive Strategic Income
1 October 2000 15 April 1996 2 July 2001 1 February 2007 2 July 2001
Bi-annually (March and September) Bi-annually (March and September) Quarterly (March, June, September, December) Quarterly (March, June, September, December) Quarterly (March, June, September, December)
R5 000 lump sum or R500 monthly debit order R5 000 lump sum or R500 monthly debit order R5 000 lump sum or R500 monthly debit order R5 000 lump sum or R500 monthly debit order R5 000 lump sum or R500 monthly debit order
Does not comply Complies Complies (managed in line with Reg. 28 limits although not required by investment policy as per supplemental deed) Complies Complies (managed in line with Reg. 28 limits although not required by investment policy as per supplemental deed)
ZAR only ZAR only ZAR only ZAR only ZAR only
Fees
Fees
Top 20 Balanced Plus Capital Plus Balanced Defensive Strategic Income
Initial: 0.00%
Annual Management: 0.50% - 3.00%
Exit Fee: 0.00%
TER Total: 1.85%
TER Performance: 0.69%
TER Date: 31 March 2014
Initial: 0.00%
Annual Management: 1.25%
Exit Fee: 0.00%
TER Total: 1.61%
TER Performance: 0.00%
TER Date: 31 March 2014
Initial: 0.00%
Annual Management: 0.75% - 2.25%
Exit Fee: 0.00%
TER Total: 2.24%
TER Performance: 0.00%
TER Date: 31 March 2014
Initial: 0.00%
Annual Management: 0.00% - 1.50%
Exit Fee: 0.00%
TER Total: 1.84%
TER Performance: 0.00%
TER Date: 31 March 2014
Initial: 0.00%
Annual Management: 0.85%
Exit Fee: 0.00%
TER Total: 0.97%
TER Performance: 0.00%
TER Date: 31 March 2014
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