Aviva Investors shuts AIMS Target Income fund as it focuses on Target Return strategy

Fund will close on 29 September

Kathleen Gallagher
clock • 2 min read

Aviva Investors has informed investors that it will close its Multi-Strategy Target Income fund after it has experienced significant outflows, Investment Week has learned.

The fund, run by Peter Fitzgerald and Ahmed Behdenna, has three investment objectives: to provide income, manage volatility and preserve capital. A letter to investors seen by Investment Week said "Whilst it has been successful in limiting volatility and providing income to investors, AVIVA Investment Funds believe its ability to preserve capital at the same time has been challenging". The OEIC version of the fund launched in December 2014 and has a total of £418.7m assets under management (AUM). From launch until the end of June it has suffered a capital loss of 3.7% and an income...

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