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+4.6% 5 year compound annual return

Our Alternatives Investment Playlist aims to achieve consistent returns and add resilience to your portfolio through investing into funds that hold alternative assets and use absolute return strategies.

Alternatives features a selection of funds whose investment styles and underlying assets differ from traditional securities like equities, bond and cash. The Investment Playlist’s underlying assets include funds that give exposure to real estate & infrastructure, commodities such as gold, private debt, and alternative investment strategies used by hedge funds and asset managers.

Key Features:

    • 5.4/7 risk score
    • Aiming to build resilience
    • Targeting diversified returns

Gather is excited to bring this opportunity to investors in the UK

Cumulative performance

As of 31 August 2023

YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y
2.9% -1.4% 5.2% 1.8% -1.2%

The cumulative performance of our investments is the total percentage of movement in the performance of the underlying securities over the periods shown where ‘m’ denotes month and ‘y’ denotes year.
Net underlying fees

Calendar Year performance

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
-6.3% 17.3% 2.6% 17.8% -5.2%

This data shows the funds’ performance as the percentage loss or gain per year. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past.
The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Markets could develop very differently in the future. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past

Global Event Driven Fund – Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund / Diversified Commodity Swap / Listed Private Equity / Global Infrastructure – Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock
The funds in this Investment Playlist have their own charges levied by the fund managers, which are charged at source and reflected in your investment valuation. This underlying fund manager’s fees are available at in the KIIDs listed below.

The ESG Key Info of this Investment Playlist is provided by MSCI and their coverage varies. Further information is available on our website and at

Capital at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

BSF Global Event Driven Fund - Class D2 Hedged (EUR) Accumulating LU1373035077 BDCNSB4 View
BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund - Class D2 (USD) Accumulating LU0278469043 B1PF5M3 View
iShares Diversified Commodity Swap ETF - USD Accumulating (GBP) IE00BDFL4P12 BDFLHQ3 View
iShares Listed Private Equity UCITS ETF - USD Distributing (GBP) IE00B1TXHL60 B1TXHL6 View
iShares Global Infrastructure UCITS ETF - USD Distributing (GBP) IE00B1FZS467 B1G5384 View

1 Year Performance


Overall Risk




Largest investment holdings
BSF Global Event Driven Fund
BGF Fixed Income Global Opps Fund
iShares Diversified Commodity Swap
iShares Listed Private Equity
iShares Global Infrastructure