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    Cash management

    Cash management

    Access a range of cash and liquidity solutions that aim to deliver security, liquidity and yield, managed by an investment team with significant expertise through different market conditions and interest rate cycles.

    Long-established cash capability

    £33.6bn

    money markets desk assets under management1

    2003

    inception of Insight’s longest-running money market fund2

    22 years

    average industry experience of Insight’s Money Markets Team1

    5

    dedicated money market portfolio managers1

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    Our funds

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    Our innovative Government Liquidity Fund invests predominantly in reverse repos secured exclusively against UK government debt securities (gilts), aiming to provide investors with a yield enhancement above standard reverse repo investments and diversification for their cash holdings away from banks. The Fund is a public debt constant NAV short-term money market fund.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

    Our ILF GBP Liquidity Fund invests in low risk, short-dated debt securities and other investments. We focus on providing investors with stability of capital and daily liquidity, with an income comparable to sterling-denominated, short-dated money market interest rates. The Fund is a low volatility NAV short-term money market fund.

    The Fund pursues a responsible investment approach and is classified as Article 8 under the EU’s SFDR rules. The Fund:

    • Excludes issuers without a Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate, sovereign and sovereign related issuers with the worst possible Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate issuers with material involvement in fossil fuel power generation, thermal coal mining, tobacco production, the operation of gambling facilities, or the production of conventional and civilian weapons; and those deemed to be involved in controversial weapons production or severe ESG controversies

    More information on our proprietary Prime ESG ratings is available here, and full details are available in the Fund’s Prospectus supplement.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

    Our ILF GBP Liquidity Plus Fund is designed for investors with longer-term investment horizons or medium-term reserves, and aims to generate a return above money market rates from a wide spectrum of short term fixed income instruments and floating rate note securities. The Fund is a short-term bond fund.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

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    Negative interest rates have placed significant pressure on liquidity funds denominated in euros. We seek to offer investors a solution that addresses these challenges and reflects the negative yield environment, with a focus on security and liquidity, and an income that is comparable to euro-denominated, short-dated money market interest rates. The Fund is a low volatility NAV (LVNAV) fund.

    The Fund pursues a responsible investment approach and is classified as Article 8 under the EU’s SFDR rules. The Fund:

    • Excludes issuers without a Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate, sovereign and sovereign related issuers with the worst possible Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate issuers with material involvement in fossil fuel power generation, thermal coal mining, tobacco production, the operation of gambling facilities, or the production of conventional and civilian weapons; and those deemed to be involved in controversial weapons production or severe ESG controversies

    More information on our proprietary Prime ESG ratings is available here, and full details are available in the Fund’s Prospectus supplement.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

    Our ILF EUR Liquidity Plus Fund is a short-term bond fund which seeks to generate returns above money market rates from a wide spectrum of short-term fixed income instruments and floating rate note securities.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

    Our ILF US Dollar Liquidity Fund invests in low risk, short-dated debt securities and other money market investments. We focus on providing investors with stability of capital and daily liquidity, with an income comparable to US dollar-denominated, short-dated money market interest rates. The Fund is a low volatility NAV short-term money market fund.

    The Fund pursues a responsible investment approach and is classified as Article 8 under the EU’s SFDR rules. The Fund:

    • Excludes issuers without a Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate, sovereign and sovereign related issuers with the worst possible Prime ESG rating
    • Excludes corporate issuers with material involvement in fossil fuel power generation, thermal coal mining, tobacco production, the operation of gambling facilities, or the production of conventional and civilian weapons; and those deemed to be involved in controversial weapons production or severe ESG controversies

    More information on our proprietary Prime ESG ratings is available here, and full details are available in the Fund’s Prospectus supplement.

    More information on Insight’s funds is available on our funds and prices page.

    Focus on the Government Liquidity Fund

    We have launched an innovative strategy for institutional investors looking to diversify their cash holdings beyond the banking sector. Our Government Liquidity Fund is a money market fund that incorporates security for investors in the form of UK government securities, and aims to both offer liquidity and provide a yield equivalent to prime money market funds.

    Meet some of our team

    Our cash management capability rests on the experience of our wider Fixed Income Group, with a dedicated Money Markets Team managing cash and enhanced cash portfolios.

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    Chris Brown

    Head of Money Markets

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    Chris Brown

    Head of Money Markets

    Chris joined Insight (then Clerical Medical Investment Management) in 1994 as a member of the in-house Securities Lending Team, responsible for collateral management and corporate actions. In 1997, he transferred to the Money Market Team as a trader and in 1999, Chris was promoted to a portfolio manager with responsibility for money market/cash funds denominated in sterling, euro and US dollars. He assumed responsibility for the Money Markets Team in June 2017. Chris holds a BA (Hons) degree in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art (London). He is a registered Securities and Financial Derivatives Representative and holds the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Society of the UK.

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    Jamie Freshwater

    Portfolio Manager

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    Jamie Freshwater

    Portfolio Manager

    Jamie joined Insight in February 2016 as a portfolio manager in the Money Markets Team. Having previously worked at Tradition (UK) Ltd for 18 years, Jamie brings in-depth experience in a vast range of money market products from repos and certificates of deposit to interest rate swaps. Jamie holds the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Society of the UK.

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    Patrick Goodall

    Portfolio Manager

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    Patrick Goodall

    Portfolio Manager

    Patrick joined Insight in May 2003 as an administrator in the Global Markets Settlements Team, following four years as a Settlements Administrator with F&C Investments. In June 2005, he transferred to the Alternative Investments Team, where he provided support to the Portfolio Management Team and placed OEIC trades. He joined the Fixed Income Group as a junior trader in January 2008. In November 2009, he became a member of the Money Markets Team and became a portfolio manager within that team in November 2011. Patrick holds the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Society of the UK.

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    James McKerrow

    Portfolio Manager

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    James McKerrow

    Portfolio Manager

    James joined Insight as part of the Money Market Team in July 2017. His main responsibilities include repo trading and gilt financing. Prior to Insight, James spent nine years at LCH Limited as a portfolio manager. He started his career in 1999 at Bear Stearns as a fixed income financing trader.

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    Nick Sheffield

    Portfolio Manager

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    Nick Sheffield

    Portfolio Manager

    Nick transferred to the Money Markets Team as a Portfolio Manager within the Fixed Income Group in August 2018. He was a Derivatives Valuations Manager in Insight’s Investment Operations Team having initially joined firm in 2015. Prior to Insight, Nick was an Interest Rate Options Broker at Tradition UK. He has also spent three years at Morgan Stanley as an associate within the collateral management function. Nick graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSC in Mathematics with Finance. He has also passed the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment’s Capital Markets Programme.

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