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BlackRock Sterling Strategic Bond Fund D Acc

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Fund ProviderBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund SummaryThe aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your investment generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund and/or income received from those assets.
Fund codeMCSBA
ManagersSimon Blundell, Ben Edwards
Manager Tenure4 years
Morningstar CategoryGBP Flexible Bond
IMA Sector£ Strategic Bond
Fund Size£76 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.7%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£1.2390
Buy Price£1.2390
Price Change0%
Price Date28th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date27th June 2016
Fund StatusOPEN
Simon Blundell, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio Team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Blundell was Head of Institutional Credit Portfolio Management at Aviva Investors where he oversaw £9 billion in assets across Euro, Sterling, and Global credit and aggregate products. Prior to joining Aviva in 2009, Mr. Blundell spent 10 years at ABN AMRO Asset Management (later acquired by Fortis Investments where he stayed on for a year), most recently as head of credit. He previously held positions at HSBC Asset Management and Morgan Grenfell Asset Management. He began his investment career in 1994.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.302%

Annual Returns2019201820172016
Fund Performance+2.64%+5.00%+1.45%+9.97%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Flexible Bond)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(GBP Flexible Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.08%+2.21%-2.29%
1 week-0.57%+0.13%-0.69%
1 month-0.24%+1.43%-1.68%
3 months2.07%+9.17%-7.09%
6 months14.09%+2.42%+11.67%
1 year3.79%+3.00%+0.79%
3 years3.48%+4.14%-0.66%
5 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
10 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
Since inception5.04%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
iShares € High Yield CorpBd ETF EUR DistIRL5.34%
Tesco Property Finance 1 Plc 7.62%GBR3.49%
Wells Fargo & Company 2%USA3.25%
Spectrum Management Holding Company LLC 5.75%USA2.63%
B.A.T. Capital Corporation 2.12%GBR2.39%
Imperial Brands Finance Plc 5.5%GBR2.34%
Philip Morris International Inc. 0.8%USA2.12%
British Telecommunications plc 3.12%GBR2.12%
HSBC Holdings plc 6%GBR1.93%
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 4.25%USA1.91%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
1st September 20200.0131£1.2350
2nd March 20200.0130£1.2040
2nd September 20190.0154£1.1860
1st March 20190.0142£1.1400
3rd September 20180.0135£1.1280
1st March 20180.0112£1.1270