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Rathbone Ethical Bond Inst Acc

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Fund Provider Rathbone Unit Trust Management Limited
Fund Summary The fund's objective is to seek regular, above-average income. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests mainly in bonds and bond market instruments that meet strict ethical and financial criteria. The fund may also invest in other securities permitted by UCITS regulations. The fund may use investment techniques and derivatives for efficient portfolio management (including hedging). The fund is managed at the fund manager's discretion without reference to any benchmark. The manager uses its own analysis to identify those individual bonds that can offer the best overall combination of price, risk, income and also meet established ethical standards.
SEDOL code B77DQT1
ISIN GB00B77DQT14
Fund code RAEIA
Managers Bryn Jones
Manager Tenure 16 years
Morningstar Category GBP Corporate Bond
IMA Sector £ Corporate Bond
Fund Size £1,707 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.675%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £2.3533
Buy Price £2.3533
Price Change -0.0297%
Price Date 21st September 2020
Yield 3.60%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 6th June 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Bryn is the Head of Fixed Income for Rathbones, and is lead manager on the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund, the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund and manager of intuitional mandates. He joined Rathbones in November 2004 from Merrill Lynch, where he managed $2 billion of fixed income assets. Bryn is a member of the Rathbone Strategic Asset Allocation Committee, Non-Executive Chairman of Rathbones' Fixed Income Committee, and an adviser to the Rathbone Banking Committee. He is a WMA representative for the HMT DMO’s (Her Majesty’s Treasury - Debt Management Office) Gilt market consultation process. He has been a guest speaker at the Euromoney Bond Conference in London, and at the Euromoney Bank Capital Conference in Amsterdam. Bryn appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He also sits on the IA Fixed Income Committee. Bryn graduated from Birmingham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography in 1995. Bryn’s Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund was awarded Best Sterling Corporate Bond Fund at the Morningstar UK Fund Awards 2014; Best SRI Bond Fund at the Money Observer 2015 Fund Awards; the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund is also a top performer in the Bond Pound Sterling – Corporates sector over 3 and 5 years in the UK (Lipper Fund Award 2015) and was ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2015 Moneywise Awards. In 2018 the Ethical bond fund won the prestigious Judge’s Choice fixed Income fund award at the Investment Week awards. His Rathbone Strategic Bond fund was voted best Multi-Asset Fixed Income Strategy at the Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards 2015.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.397%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +5.43% +6.15% +2.26% +11.28% +3.35% +5.19% +10.63% +13.81% +1.57% +11.00%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
+5.92% +5.60% +0.41% +6.82% +6.49%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.03% +4.98% -5.01%
1 week 0.61% +0.68% -0.07%
1 month 0.53% +2.61% -2.08%
3 months 3.68% +12.67% -8.99%
6 months 13.69% +5.29% +8.40%
1 year 6.33% +4.68% +1.65%
3 years 5.27% +5.48% -0.20%
5 years 6.17% +5.90% +0.28%
10 years 6.73% +5.14% +1.59%
YTD 4.32% +0.25% +4.08%
Since inception 5.09% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Lloyds Bank plc 13% GBR 2.09%
HSBC Capital Funding (Sterling 1) L.P. 5.84% GBR 2.06%
Aviva Plc 6.88% GBR 1.96%
Scottish Widows Limited 7% GBR 1.81%
Legal & General Group plc 3.75% GBR 1.79%
M&G PLC 5.62% GBR 1.72%
Legal & General Group plc 5.5% GBR 1.68%
AXA 5.62% FRA 1.67%
RL Finance Bonds No. 3 plc 6.12% GBR 1.67%
RL Finance Bonds No. 4 plc 4.88% GBR 1.58%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st July 2020 0.0203 £2.2768
1st April 2020 0.0195 £2.1378
2nd January 2020 0.0205 £2.2612
1st October 2019 0.0207 £2.2196
1st July 2019 0.0214 £2.1669
1st April 2019 0.0224 £2.1124