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Hermes Absolute Return Credit Fund Class F GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Ltd
Fund Summary The Fund will seek to achieve its objective primarily by investing in a diversified portfolio of debt securities and may take both long positions and / or (through the use of FDIs) generate Synthetic Short Exposure. The debt securities in which the Fund may invest includes bonds (which may be issued by corporations and / or public institutions and which may be fixed and/or floating rate bonds, rated and/or unrated bonds, investment grade bonds and/or Below Investment Grade Bonds, Convertible Debt Securities, Amortising Bonds and / or Defaulted Bonds) and money market instruments (including commercial bank loans which constitute money market instruments, bills of exchange, call accounts, notice accounts, certificates of deposit, commercial paper, asset-backed commercial paper, floating rate notes, short-term mortgage and asset-backed securities).
SEDOL code BWFRCX6
ISIN IE00BWFRCX69
Fund code HERCI
Managers Fraser Lundie, Andrey Kuznetsov
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Alt - Long/Short Credit
IMA Sector Targeted Absolute Return
Fund Size £59 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.76%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.2455
Buy Price £1.2455
Price Change -0.1282%
Price Date 18th October 2019
Yield 2.97%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 3rd April 2018
Fund Status OPEN
Fraser Lundie, CFA Co-Head and Lead Credit Portfolio Manager Fraser joined Hermes in February 2010 and is lead manager on the Hermes range of credit strategies. Prior to this he was at Fortis Investments, where he was responsible for European high yield credit. Fraser graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an MA (Hons) in Economics, earned an MSc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling, and is a CFA® charterholder. Having previously featured in Financial News’s ‘40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Asset Management’, an editorial selection pick of the brightest up-and-coming men and women in the industry, in 2015 Fraser was named as one of the top 10 star fund managers of tomorrow by the Daily Telegraph and, in 2016, Citywire Americas named Fraser number one in their global high yield manager review.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.453%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance +12.03% +4.10% -0.04% +19.20%
Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Credit)
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Credit)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.13% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 week -0.95% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 month -1.84% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 months -0.88% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
6 months 4.87% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 year 8.61% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 years 2.15% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
5 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 6.53% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
Since inception 7.66% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A. 11% NLD 3.31%
Aozora Bank Ltd 2.75% JPN 2.26%
Hanesbrands Term Ln USA 2.23%
Reynolds Group Term Lo USA 2.19%
BHP Billiton Finance Ltd. 6.5% AUS 1.77%
NXP BV/NXP Funding LLC 3.88% NLD 1.64%
Small Business '1 A' Frn IRL 1.62%
EDP Finance B.V. 4.12% NLD 1.61%
Cdx 14933945-Aruf 5.00000 1.57%
Telecom Italia S.p.A. 1.12% ITA 1.52%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st July 2019 0.0167 £1.2363
2nd January 2019 0.0173 £1.1970
2nd July 2018 0.0132 £1.1621
2nd January 2018 0.0097 £1.1397
3rd July 2017 0.0130 £1.1942
3rd January 2017 0.0117 £1.2508