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Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund Z Income

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Fund Provider Threadneedle Investment Services Ltd
Fund Summary The aim of the Fund is to provide both income and the potential to grow the amount you invested. The Funds investments aim to support socially beneficial activities and developments. At least two-thirds of the assets of the Fund will be in bonds that are issued in the UK. The Fund invests in bonds issued by companies, governments, voluntary organisations and/or charities that engage in socially beneficial activities and development. Investments are assessed by the fund manager by reference to a social assessment methodology developed by Big Issue Invest and the Management Company. This assessment is reviewed at least quarterly by an advisory committee with two-thirds of its members being nominated by Big Issue Invest.
SEDOL code BF23391
ISIN GB00BF233915
Fund code THUSB
Managers Simon Bond
Manager Tenure 7 years
Morningstar Category GBP Diversified Bond
IMA Sector £ Corporate Bond
Fund Size £203 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.45%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.1226
Buy Price £1.1226
Price Change +0.1606%
Price Date 22nd May 2020
Yield 2.34%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 31st January 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Simon Bond joined the company in 2003 and has been the portfolio manager of the Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund since its launch in 2013, as well as the Threadneedle (Lux) European Social Bond Fund launched in 2017. Having previously managed a number of institutional and retail investment grade corporate bond portfolios, Simon now concentrates his focus on managing Columbia Threadneedle’s social bond portfolios and developing other responsible investment strategies across the firm. Simon has 33 years’ experience in the fund management industry, with the last 28 years specialising in corporate credit. Throughout his career, Simon has taken a keen interest in the social investment space and as an analyst the first entity Simon reported on was Peabody Trust and the first sector he covered was housing associations. Simon is particularly passionate about the role of infrastructure in both regeneration and economic growth. Prior to joining the firm, Simon managed £6 billion in his role as the Senior UK Credit Fund Manager for AXA. Simon also worked for GE Insurance as a Portfolio Manager, Provident Mutual as a Fixed Income Analyst and Hambros Bank as an Investment Accountant and Pension Fund Investment Administrator. Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, holds the Investment Management Certificate and the General Registered Representatives Certificate.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.164%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -0.09% +2.37% +0.67% +8.32% +0.41% +11.97%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Diversified Bond)
+3.26% +2.63% +0.86% +7.71% +0.03%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Diversified Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.16% +0.83% -0.67%
1 week 0.39% +0.96% -0.56%
1 month 1.10% -1.24% +2.34%
3 months -1.51% +1.12% -2.63%
6 months 0.08% +4.38% -4.30%
1 year 2.83% +1.84% +0.99%
3 years 1.94% +2.66% -0.72%
5 years 3.43% +4.83% -1.40%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -0.17% +0.75% -0.92%
Since inception 4.26% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
LCR Finance plc 4.5% GBR 3.11%
Transport For London 2.12% GBR 3.07%
Lloyds Bank plc 2.5% GBR 2.68%
HSBC Holdings plc 3.03% GBR 2.36%
Wellcome Trust Finance PLC 4.75% GBR 2.22%
Anglian Water Services Financing Plc 1.62% GBR 2.21%
Barclays PLC 0.62% GBR 2.02%
Bazalgette Finance Plc 2.38% GBR 1.97%
British Telecommunications plc 5.75% GBR 1.72%
Inter-American Development Bank 3% XSN 1.60%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
26th May 2020 0.0055
26th February 2020 0.0058 £1.1407
26th November 2019 0.0062 £1.1294
27th August 2019 0.0063 £1.1323
28th May 2019 0.0064 £1.1115
26th February 2019 0.0067 £1.1002