Horizon Strategic Bond Fund

A world bond strategy seeking the best opportunities throughout the economic cycle

ISIN
LU1627461624

NAV
EUR 109.60
As of 22/10/2020

1-Day Change
EUR 0.06 (0.05%)
As of 22/10/2020

Morningstar Rating


Morningstar ratings are based on the representative share class of this fund and are dated to the last month-end upon availability from Morningstar.

Overview

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The Fund aims to provide a return, from a combination of income and capital growth, over the long term (5 years or more).

More

The Fund invests in bonds of any quality, including high yield (non-investment grade) bonds, asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities and distressed debt, issued by governments, companies or any other type of issuer, in any country.
Where investments are made in assets in currencies other than the base currency of the Fund, the Fund will seek to hedge those assets back to the base currency to remove the risk of currency exchange rate movements.
The Fund may also invest in other assets including convertible bonds, contingent convertible bonds (CoCos), company shares (equities), distressed debt, loans, preference shares, cash and money market instruments.
The investment manager may use derivatives (complex financial instruments), including total return swaps, with the aim of making investment gains in line with the Fund's objective, to reduce risk or to manage the Fund more efficiently.
The Fund will no longer invest into loans and will sell any existing holdings as soon as reasonably practicable having regard to the interest of investors.
The Fund is actively managed without reference to a benchmark. The investment manager has complete freedom to choose individual investments for the Fund and to vary allocations between different types of bonds.

Less

The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of market and currency fluctuations and you may not get back the amount originally invested.
Potential investors must read the prospectus, and where relevant, the key investor information document before investing.
This website is for promotional purposes and does not qualify as an investment recommendation.

ABOUT THIS FUND

  • Seeks to provide returns through a combination of income and capital growth
  • Actively managed, the portfolio can be adapted quickly to suit the prevailing market environment
  • Aims to keep risk and liquidity at a desired level consistent with the fund's risk profile
Past performance is not a guide to future performance. 
 

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

Industry since 2001. Joined Firm in 2002.

John Pattullo

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1993. Joined Firm in 1997.

Performance

Performance returns related to this share class are currently being prepared for our website.  Please select a different share class at the top of the page.
FEE INFORMATION
Initial Charge 5.00%
Annual Charge 0.75%
Ongoing Charge
(As of 31/12/2019)
1.19%

Portfolio

Documents

  • The value of the Funds and the income from them is not guaranteed and may fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you originally invested.
  • Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
  • Third party data is believed to be reliable, but its completeness and accuracy is not guaranteed.
  • An issuer of a bond (or money market instrument) may become unable or unwilling to pay interest or repay capital to the Fund. If this happens or the market perceives this may happen, the value of the bond will fall.
  • When interest rates rise (or fall), the prices of different securities will be affected differently. In particular, bond values generally fall when interest rates rise. This risk is generally greater the longer the maturity of a bond investment.
  • The Fund invests in high yield (non-investment grade) bonds and while these generally offer higher rates of interest than investment grade bonds, they are more speculative and more sensitive to adverse changes in market conditions.
  • Callable debt securities, such as some asset-backed or mortgage-backed securities (ABS/MBS), give issuers the right to repay capital before the maturity date or to extend the maturity. Issuers may exercise these rights when favourable to them and as a result the value of the fund may be impacted.
  • If a Fund has a high exposure to a particular country or geographical region it carries a higher level of risk than a Fund which is more broadly diversified.
  • The Fund may use derivatives towards the aim of achieving its investment objective. This can result in 'leverage', which can magnify an investment outcome and gains or losses to the Fund may be greater than the cost of the derivative. Derivatives also introduce other risks, in particular, that a derivative counterparty may not meet its contractual obligations.
  • When the Fund, or a currency hedged share class of the Fund (with ‘Hedged’ in its name), seeks to mitigate (hedge) exchange rate movements of a currency relative to the Fund’s base currency, the hedging strategy itself may create a positive or negative impact to the value of the Fund due to differences in short-term interest rates between the currencies.
  • Securities within the Fund could become hard to value or to sell at a desired time and price, especially in extreme market conditions when asset prices may be falling, increasing the risk of investment losses.
  • Some or all of the Annual Management Charge and other costs of the Fund may be taken from capital, which may erode capital or reduce potential for capital growth.
  • The Fund may invest in contingent convertible bonds (CoCos), which can fall sharply in value if the financial strength of an issuer weakens and a predetermined trigger event causes the bonds to be converted into shares of the issuer or to be partly or wholly written off.
  • The Fund could lose money if a counterparty with which it trades becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the Fund.
  • Funds incur costs as a necessary part of buying and selling the underlying investments, these are otherwise known as portfolio transaction costs, and include charges such as broker commission and Stamp Duty.
  • For detailed product information including the risks associated with investing please read the relevant Prospectus or Annual Report.
  • Before investing in any of our funds you should satisfy yourself as to the suitability and the risks involved, you may wish to consult a financial adviser.
  • If you invest through a third party provider you are advised to consult them directly as charges, performance and terms and conditions may differ materially.
TOP