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Barings Strategic Bond Fund I GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Baring Fund Managers Ltd
Fund Summary The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth together with income. Investment Policy - The Manager will seek to achieve the objective by investing in government debt, corporate bond, and currency markets globally. The Managers' policy is to invest primarily in investment grade, sub-investment grade and unrated bonds issued by governments, sovereigns, supranationals and corporates in developed and emerging markets. The Fund Manager has the ability to invest in debt securities of any maturity, duration or credit rating (including unrated). Forward currency transactions will be used to gain exposure to currencies and may be used to manage currency risk when considered appropriate. The Manager may also invest in collective investment schemes, cash or near cash, money market instruments and other transferable securities. The Trust may use derivatives for investment purposes as well as for efficient portfolio management.
SEDOL code B8DF1J3
ISIN GB00B8DF1J32
Fund code BIGBI
Managers Brian Mangwiro, Marino Valensise
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category Global Bond
IMA Sector Global Bonds
Fund Size £33 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.79%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £0.0115
Buy Price £0.0115
Price Date 7th July 2020
Yield 2.78%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 24th May 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Brian is an Investment Manager within the Multi Asset Group, managing the Strategic Bond Fund and a multi asset target return segregated mandate. Brian is a member of the of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG), the company’s global macro research and asset allocation committee. He also chairs the Fixed Income & Currency research sub group, and is a member of the Economic and Asset Class Research sub groups. Brian joined Barings in 2016 from RBS Global Banking & Markets, where he was a Director on the Global Desk Macro Strategy. During his tenure at RBS, Brian also held the roles of VP, G-10 Rates Strategy, VP in RBS asset Management, and Associate in Leverage Finance. Brian holds a PhD in Genetics and an MSc in Biotechnology from the University of East Anglia, and a BSc (Hons) first class in Agricultural Sciences from Africa University, Zimbabwe.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.119%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance -1.16% +3.92% -0.51% +1.94% +0.37% +4.06% -2.64% +1.20% +3.13% +4.41%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Bond)
+5.27% +7.73% -1.51% +3.21% +21.95%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.44% +6.92% -6.48%
1 week 1.15% +2.06% -0.91%
1 month -0.17% +3.67% -3.85%
3 months 13.60% +6.10% +7.50%
6 months -6.62% +2.63% -9.24%
1 year -2.01% +3.43% -5.44%
3 years 1.14% +6.65% -5.51%
5 years 1.08% +3.98% -2.91%
10 years 1.56% +5.95% -4.39%
YTD -6.92% -1.12% -5.79%
Since inception 5.89% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Citigroup Global Markets Limited - Swap Credit W/ Citigroup Global Markets 15.98%
5 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 13.40%
Euro Bono Futures On Long-Term Spanish Government Bonds - Koam0 Xeur 06/08/ 10.42%
Cboe Iboxx Ishares $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures - Ibyn0 Xcbf 0 9.90%
Ultra US Treasury Bond Future Sept 20 8.11%
Citigroup Global Markets Limited - Swap Credit W/ Citigroup Global Markets 7.75%
Long Gilt Future Sept 20 GBR 6.32%
iShares JPMorgan $ EM Corp Bd ETF $ Dist IRL 6.30%
Brazil (Federative Republic) 5.62% BRA 4.20%
Russian Federation 5.62% RUS 4.10%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd March 2020 0.0146 £1.1990
2nd September 2019 0.0279 £1.2050
14th January 2019 0.0090 £1.1490
13th July 2018 0.0118 £1.1550
15th January 2018 0.0054 £1.1810
13th July 2017 0.0077 £1.1760