Charity Peer Group Universes

The Teknometry CIG Charity Fund Universe was launched in 2017 by Teknometry, in conjunction with the Charity Investors’ Group (CIG), and now provides the most comprehensive peer group for the analysis of UK charity fund investment performance in the multi-asset sector.

The multi-asset universe includes statistics covering return, risk, asset allocation and yield, providing a unique insight into UK charity fund investment performance.  The universe has a performance record from 1st January 2012 and is comprised of 1,287 portfolios representing £13.8bn of UK charity fund assets at the end of December 2018.

  • Quarterly service with reports available around 3 weeks after the quarter end.
  • Report is distributed FREE of charge to UK registered charities.
  • Service is independent of any consulting group.
  • The universe can be a useful comparator for charity funds.

The average UK charity fund returns for the period ending 31st March 2019 are shown in the table below.

Last 3 Months % Last 6 Months % Last 9 Months % Last 12 Months %
6.72 -0.87 0.70 6.40

The above information must not be used for comparison purposes where the fund being compared to the universe is not a constituent of the universe.

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Universe reports provide unique insight into the performance of UK charity funds & are distributed free to UK registered charities


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