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BlueBay Inv Grade Abs Return Bond D GBP (QIDiv)

Ranked 6 out of 6 in - Absolute Return EUR over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Geraud Charpin

Geraud Charpin graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon with a degree in electronics and went onto complete the Master of Finance degree from the ESSEC Business School. He started his career in 1995 as a credit analyst at Natwest Markets and in 1997 joined Dresdner Kleinwort. Geraud joined BNP Paribas in 2000 where he was a credit strategist and in 2004 he joined UBS Investment Bank where he was the head of European credit strategy. He then joined BlueBay Asset Management in 2008 where he is currently a portfolio manager.

Mark Dowding

Mark Dowding is a partner, co-head of investment grade and a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management. He joined the company in August 2010 from Deutsche Asset Management, where he was head of fixed income in Europe. Before this, he was head of fixed Income in Europe for Invesco, where he worked with Raphael Robelin, prior to Robelin joining BlueBay in 2003. He started his career as a fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Grenfell in 1993 and holds a BA Hons in Economics from the University of Warwick.

Raphael Robelin

Raphael Robelin holds a degree in Engineering (IT) and Applied Mathematics from EFREI as well as a Master's in Management and International Finance from La Sorbonne, Paris. He started his career as a portfolio manager with BNP Group and Saudi International Bank. He joined BlueBay in August 2003 from Invesco where he was a portfolio manager for investment grade funds.

Objective

To achieve a total return in excess of the Merrill Lynch Euro Currency Libor 3-Month Constant Maturity Index from a portfolio of investment grade-rated fixed income securities. The Sub-Fund invests at least 50% of its net assets in fixed income securities rated investment grade.

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Performance

Absolute Return EUR over : 31/08/2015 - 31/08/2016
  • Rank 6/6 Total Return
  • Rank 6/6 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 6/6 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
2 BNY Mellon Absolute Return Bond X GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.7%

3 Carmignac Pfl Capital Plus F GBP acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

0.0%

4 LO Funds - Absolute Return Bond Sys H (GBP) ID

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.1%

5 BlueBay Investment Grade Libor D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.9%

6 BlueBay Inv Grade Abs Return Bond D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.6%

Fund Name Currency Risk
2 Carmignac Pfl Capital Plus F GBP acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.2

3 BlueBay Investment Grade Libor D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.6

4 NN (L) Absolute Return Bond I Dis(Q) GBP Hdgi

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.0

5 BNY Mellon Absolute Return Bond X GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.5

6 BlueBay Inv Grade Abs Return Bond D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.5

Fund Name Currency Loss
2 NN (L) Absolute Return Bond I Dis(Q) GBP Hdgi

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.0%

3 Carmignac Pfl Capital Plus F GBP acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.1%

4 BlueBay Investment Grade Libor D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.7%

5 BNY Mellon Absolute Return Bond X GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.4%

6 BlueBay Inv Grade Abs Return Bond D GBP (QIDiv)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -3.5% 0.3%
2015 -1.2% 1.4% -1.3% -2.4% 1.1%
2014 0.3% 1.5% -0.5% -0.1% -0.6%
2013 5.1% -0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 3.2%
2012 13.7% 5.7% 1.7% 3.2% 2.5%
2011 -2.3% 0.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Denmark
  2. Estonia
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Italy
  8. Latvia
  9. Lithuania
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/06/2011
  • Share Class size43Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0627763310
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).