Compare Absolute Return Funds

Oliver Roylance-Smith, Director

During uncertain times and with stockmarkets continued stockmarket volatility absolute return funds seek to provide positive returns to investors in all market conditions. These funds are characterized by low volatility where fund managers use derivatives to protect capital from market downturns.

Oliver Roylance-Smith, Head of Savings & Investments

Compare Absolute Return Funds 

Absolute return funds seek to deliver a positive return on investments independent of prevailing market conditions.


This type of fund does not guarantee capital or a level of return, but does seek to preserve the underlying capital while using a range of strategies to achieve a positive return. This will include the use of financial instruments to benefit from falls or rises in asset prices.

Growth Select Funds - Absolute Return
Fund ManagerFundFund Manager Initial Charge¹AMC³Select Fund°Fact SheetHow to Invest
Newton Real Return 0%0.75%yesFactsheetApply Now >
Income Paid Twice Yearly. Aims to achieve significant real rates of return through investments in both UK and international equities and bonds. See Factsheet for latest details.
Standard Life Investments Global Absolute Return Strategies 0%0.75%yesFactsheetApply Now >
The Standard Life Investments Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund aims to provide positive investment returns in all market conditions over the medium to long term. See latest fund factsheet for details.

³AMC is the Annual Management Charge applied by the Fund Manager. 

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