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BSF European Credit Strategies H2RF GBP

Ranked 8 out of 35 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Michael Phelps


The Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors regardless of market movements. The Fund will seek to gain at least 70% of its investment exposure through fixed income transferable securities and fixed income related securities (including derivatives) issued by, or giving exposure to, companies, governments and agencies and denominated in European currencies or of issuers domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe.


Bond Strategies over : 31/12/2013 - 31/12/2014
  • Rank 8/35 Total Return
  • Rank 24/35 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 19/35 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Loss
17 Pioneer Funds Absolute Return Bond I Dis GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


18 Threadneedle Absolute Return Bond Ret Gross Acc


19 BSF European Credit Strategies H2RF GBP


20 HSBC GIF GEM Debt Total Return M1C GBP


21 Legg Mason WA Glo Credit Ab Ret A Dis M Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.6% 1.6% 1.9% -1.8% -0.2%
2013 5.6% 1.3% 0.4% 1.4% 2.4%
2012 7.3% 1.8% 0.9% 2.2% 2.2%
2011 1.4% -1.5% 0.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Netherlands
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/02/2011
  • Share Class size12Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0592448178

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment31,108
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5

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