Associated British Foods adds First Quadrant risk-balanced fund

Grocery shopFirst Quadrant’s Global Risk-Balanced fund has been added to the Associated British Foods defined contribution pension scheme.  The fund invests across various asset classes including global developed and emerging equity markets and commodities. It aims to balance risk rather than focus on the capital weighting of each asset class, which the firm says is an approach more commonly used by traditional diversified growth funds and balanced strategies. The pension scheme has £100 million (€125 million) of assets and the investments are administered on the AXA Wealth platform.

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