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Barings Strategic Bond Fund I GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Baring
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 Colin Harte
Manager Tenure 17 years
Morningstar Category Global Bond
IMA Sector Global Bonds
Fund Size £39 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £1.216
Buy Price £1.216
Price Change -0.3279%
Price Date 19th August 2019
Yield 2.92%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 28th February 1991
Fund Status OPEN
Colin is the Head of the Fixed Income Scenario Team and chairs the Global Government High Alpha Portfolio Construction Group. He is also responsible for researching currency markets. Colin joined Baring Asset Management as a Senior Investment Manager in 2000 from Norwich Union, where he was Head of International Fixed Income and a member of the Asset Allocation Committee. He also worked at Worldinvest as specialist ERISA global bond manager.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.209%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +3.92% -0.51% +1.94% +0.37% +4.06% -2.64% +1.20% +3.13% +4.41% +12.45%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Bond)
+8.06% -4.11% +21.76% +1.86% +1.79%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.33% +0.03% -0.36%
1 week 0.41% +0.44% -0.03%
1 month 0.33% +4.00% -3.67%
3 months 5.10% +5.34% -0.24%
6 months 4.56% +4.15% +0.41%
1 year 8.36% +7.71% +0.64%
3 years 6.85% +15.81% -8.96%
5 years 9.63% +31.60% -21.97%
10 years 31.23% +66.85% -35.62%
YTD 7.03% +3.91% +3.12%
Since inception 451.32% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Long-Term Euro-BTP Futures Sept19 13.65%
Citigroup Global Markets Limited - Swap Credit W/ Citigroup Global Markets 8.97%
Greece (Republic Of) 3.88% GRC 7.60%
Citigroup Global Markets Limited - Swap Credit W/ Citigroup Global Markets 5.76%
Italy (Republic Of) 5% ITA 5.33%
Japan (Government Of) 1.3% JPN 5.13%
Invesco Preferred Shares ETF IRL 5.00%
Mexico (United Mexican States) 3.6% MEX 4.86%
Russian Federation 2.88% RUS 4.67%
Italy (Republic Of) 6.88% ITA 4.53%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
14th January 2019 0.0090 £1.1490
13th July 2018 0.0119 £1.1550
15th January 2018 0.0054 £1.1810
13th July 2017 0.0077 £1.1760
13th January 2017 0.0043 £1.1660
13th July 2016 0.0043 £1.1720