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(Note: Filmed in July 2021)
The Fund aims to provide a return, from a combination of income and capital growth, while seeking to limit losses to capital (although not guaranteed) over the long term.
Performance target: To outperform the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index by 1.25% per annum, before the deduction of charges, over any 5 year period.
The Fund invests at least 67% (but typically more than 80%) of its assets in US bonds of any quality, including high yield (non-investment grade) bonds and asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities, issued by governments, companies or any other type of issuer.
The Fund may also hold other assets including bonds of other types from any issuer, preference shares, cash and money market instruments.
The investment manager may use derivatives (complex financial instruments) to reduce risk, to manage the Fund more efficiently, or to generate additional capital or income for the Fund.
The Fund is actively managed with reference to the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index, which is broadly representative of the bonds in which it may invest, as this forms the basis of the Fund’s performance target. The investment manager has discretion to choose investments for the Fund with weightings different to the index or not in the index, but at times the Fund may hold investments similar to the index.
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.
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ABOUT THIS FUND
- Collaboration is the foundation of our investment process, through which we partner with our equity and multi-asset teams to identify attractive opportunities across fixed income sectors by analyzing fundamentals, technicals and valuations.
- Our team draws on a breadth of global resources to drive asset allocation and invest with conviction in an effort to deliver excess returns and provide the downside risk management expected from a core fixed income allocation.
- Our transparent investment process and integrated risk management, which is enhanced by quantitative research and proprietary technology, aims to construct resilient portfolios from a diverse investment universe.