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BSF Fixed Inc Strat Fd Hedged D2 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock
Fund Summary The BlackRock Fixed Income Strategies Fund seeks to achieve positive total returns over a rolling three year cycle. The Fund will seek to achieve this investment objective by taking long, synthetic long and synthetic short investment exposures.The Fund will seek to gain at least 70% of its investment exposure through fixed income transferable securities and fixed income related securities (including derivatives) issued by, or giving exposure to, governments, agencies and /or companies worldwide. The Fund will seek to achieve this investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income transferable securities and fixed income related securities, currency forwards and, when determined appropriate, cash and near-cash instruments. The asset allocation of the Fund is intended to be flexible and the Fund will maintain the ability to switch exposure as market conditions and other factors dictate. The currency exposure of the Fund is flexibly managed.
SEDOL code BRCJF97
ISIN LU1117534401
Fund code BSFIA
Managers Michael Krautzberger, Johan Sjogren
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category Alt - Long/Short Debt
Fund Size £6,491 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.87%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £108.01
Buy Price £108.01
Price Change -0.037%
Price Date 17th May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 15th October 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Michael Krautzberger, CFA, EFFAS, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and member of the board of BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG. Michael heads the Euro Fixed Income team within BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group and is a member of Blackrock's EMEA Leadership Committee. Mr. Krautzberger's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He joined MLIM as head of the European Fixed Income Aggregate portfolio team and was responsible for the UCITS III restructuring of the MLIIF Euro Bond Funds. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Krautzberger was head of European fixed income at Union Investment in Frankfurt since 1999. Previously, he spent five years with Deutsche Bank's DWS, where he managed global fixed income portfolios and was responsible for the pre-Euro European currency unit and structured products. Mr. Krautzberger earned a BA degree in business administration and computer science from the European Business School in 1994, and a MA degree in economics from the University of Hagen in 1996.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance -0.70% +2.41% +2.89% +0.53%
Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Debt)
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Debt)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.04% +0.11% Currently unavailable
1 week -0.13% +0.20% Currently unavailable
1 month -0.15% +1.39% Currently unavailable
3 months 0.76% -0.83% Currently unavailable
6 months 1.18% -0.34% Currently unavailable
1 year -0.18% -1.88% Currently unavailable
3 years 4.65% -0.44% Currently unavailable
5 years Currently unavailable +0.70% Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable +26.94% Currently unavailable
YTD 1.46% -0.41% Currently unavailable
Since inception 8.05% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
France (Republic Of) 0.1% FRA 4.10%
BlackRock ICS Euro Liq Agcy (Acc T0)EUR IRL 3.94%
Italy (Republic Of) 1.65% ITA 3.64%
Italy (Republic Of) 1.3% ITA 2.92%
Japan (Government Of) 0.1% JPN 2.90%
France (Republic Of) 1.85% FRA 1.77%
iShares JPMorgan EM Lcl Govt Bd ETF$Dist IRL 1.66%
France (Republic Of) 1.5% FRA 1.27%
Nordrhein-Westfalen (Land) 1.1% DEU 1.03%
France (Republic Of) 0.1% FRA 1.02%

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