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Merian Corporate Bond Fund U1 GBP Inc (Restricted Fund)

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Fund Provider Merian Investment Management Limited
Fund Summary To seek to achieve income and capital growth by delivering a return, net of fees, greater than that of the ICE BofAML Sterling Non-Gilt Index over rolling 3 year periods.
SEDOL code BHBX7Q1
ISIN GB00BHBX7Q13
Fund code MECUI
Managers Lloyd Harris, Simon Prior
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category GBP Corporate Bond
IMA Sector £ Corporate Bond
Fund Size £355 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.35%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.1360
Buy Price £1.1360
Price Change +0.1764%
Price Date 17th January 2020
Yield 2.53%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 7th October 2019
Fund Status OPEN
Lloyd joined Merian in January 2012 and is a portfolio manager. Prior to joining the business Lloyd was at Cutwater Asset Management (2007-2011), initially as an asset-backed CP/MTN trader, then as a European financials credit analyst. Before this, Lloyd worked in structured capital markets at Deutsche Bank (2002-2007), after completing the firm’s graduate training programme. Lloyd graduated from the University of Bristol with a BA (Hons) in electronics and telecommunications engineering (2001), and is a part-qualified management accountant.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.400%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance +11.85% -2.40% +5.45% +9.67% -2.26%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
+9.62% -2.31% +4.84% +9.71% +0.38%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.18% +1.81% -1.63%
1 week 1.34% +1.57% -0.23%
1 month 1.79% +2.87% -1.07%
3 months 3.63% +3.92% -0.30%
6 months 5.41% +11.26% -5.85%
1 year 13.83% +4.66% +9.17%
3 years 5.54% +4.42% +1.12%
5 years 4.23% +5.10% -0.87%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 2.07% +1.22% +0.85%
Since inception 4.83% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Merian Financial Cntgnt Cptl F USD Inc IRL 7.11%
Logicor 2019-1 UK Plc 1.88% GBR 1.93%
Metropolitan Life Global Funding I 1.62% USA 1.90%
AT&T Inc 4.38% USA 1.80%
Rothesay Life PLC GBR 1.77%
Massmutual Global Funding II 1.38% USA 1.69%
Coventry Building Society 1.5% GBR 1.68%
MORhomes plc 3.4% GBR 1.66%
Verizon Communications Inc. 1.88% USA 1.49%
Westfield Stratford City Finance No.2 PLC 1.64% GBR 1.46%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st November 2019 0.0079 £1.1100
1st August 2019 0.0078 £1.0980
1st May 2019 0.0075 £1.0510
1st February 2019 0.0077 £1.0310
1st November 2018 0.0063 £1.0290
1st August 2018 0.0065 £1.0400