Nick Gartside, managing director, is the international chief investment officer of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management where he is also co-manager for multi-sector fixed income products and serves on the Currency Investment Policy Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Nick was at Schroder Investment Management, initially as a Euro government bond portfolio manager and later as head of global fixed income. He graduated from Durham University with a BA in History and Politics and Cambridge University with an MPhil in International Relations. Nick is a CFA charterholder and holds the Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Bob Michele is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 with a degree in classical languages and embarked on his professional career as a portfolio analyst with Bankers Trust. In 1985 he began an eight-year stint with Brown Brothers Harriman, the oldest partnership bank in America, as a deputy fund manager. Michele took on the role of head of US fixed income when he joined Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management in 1993 and became managing director of BlackRock two years later. He then joined Schroders, where he headed up the fixed income team before moving to JP Morgan in 2008. Michele is a CFA Charterholder and away from the office, he enjoys golf and reading.
Matthew Pallai is an executive director and member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management based in New York. Matthew joined the firm in 2003 and is a portfolio manager focusing on multi-sector fixed income products and has lead responsibility for securitised investments within those strategies. He graduated from Boston College with a BA in Mathematics and New York University with an MA in Economics.
Born in 1979 in Taplow, on the banks of the River Thames, Iain studied Management Sciences at Loughborough University. He joined JP Morgan in 2002, where he currently co-manages a range of bond funds. Iain holds both IMC and CFA designations and, in his time away from fund management, he enjoys golf, rugby, football and skiing.
To maximise returns by investing primarily in a global portfolio of fixed and floating rate debt securities. The Fund may invest in developed and emerging market countries and hold investment grade, non-investment grade and unrated bonds. The Fund may have a concentrated portfolio and may have a significant exposure to any one country, sector or issuer, which may include emerging markets and non-investment grade or unrated bonds, at any time.
Rank 55/61 Total Return
Rank 3/61 Standard Deviation
Rank 16/61 Max Drawdown
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- United Kingdom
- Launch date06/05/2009
- Share Class size11Mn
- Base currencyGBP
- Min. initial investment1,000
- Min. regular additional investment100
- Annual management1.00%
- Initial investment3