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Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc

Ranked 35 out of 39 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Tom Ross

Norwegian Thomas Ross currently runs the fund Henderson Credit Alpha fund. He describes his investment style as fundamental and invests in his own strategies and uses derivatives obtaining a turnover between a 35-50%. Thomas graduated from Universtity with a degree in biology and holds the Investment Management Certificate and the CFA designation. Away from fund managements his interests are rugby and skiing among others.

Stephen Thariyan

Stephen Thariyan was born in Hampshire, England, in 1966. He studied accountancy at the University of Newcastle before embarking on his career as a trainee accountant at Ernst & Young. He moved to Chevron Corporation as a senior auditor in 1991, before joining Gulf Oil as a business and economic advisor. In 1996, Stephen became director and senior analyst in fixed income credit research at NatWest Markets, and three years later he joined Rogge Global Partners. He assumed the position of head of credit at Henderson, in 2007, and adopts an active investment style with sufficient diversification to ensure liquidity and mitigation of downside risk. He uses bond futures to manage duration and acknowledges that different forms of strategy with in the fund have proved worthy contributors during different terms. Outside of fund management, Stephen lists his interests as golf, shooting, skiing and cinema.


The Fund aims to generate positive returns by taking directional, relative value, structural and tactical positions in corporate bonds, asset backed securities, preference shares, equities, secured loans credit default swaps, as well as other permitted derivative instruments. The Fund may invest the property in transferable securities, money market instruments, derivatives and forward transactions, deposits and units in collective investment schemes.

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Bond Strategies over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 35/39 Total Return
  • Rank 12/39 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 31/39 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
33 Ignis Absolute Ret Gov Bond GBP I2 Acc GBP


34 Amundi Fds Glb Macro Bonds & Currenc Low - AHG (C)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



35 Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc GBP


36 Threadneedle (Lux)-Global Opportunities Bond AGH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



37 Schroder GAIA BSP Credit E Dis GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
10 Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha Bond Fund H-N/D GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



11 SLI Glo SICAV Abs Rtn Glo Bd Strategies A GBP GBP


12 Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc GBP


13 Insight - Absolute Insight Credit B1p Sterling GBP


14 Janus Global Unconstrained Bond U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
29 Neuberger Berman Global Bd Abs Ret GBP I2 Acc GBP


30 Threadneedle (Lux)-Global Opportunities Bond AGH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



31 Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc GBP


32 Hedge Invest Numen Credit GBP I2 Shares GBP


33 BNY Mellon Global Credit GBP W Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -2.9%
2016 -1.6% -2.5% 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
2015 -0.3% 1.5% 0.2% -1.7% -0.3%
2014 0.5% 0.7% 0.5% -0.6% -0.1%
2013 4.1% 1.2% 0.0% 1.3% 1.6%
2012 7.6% 1.4% 2.0% 0.8% 3.1%
2011 0.0% 2.1% 0.3% -2.6% 0.2%
2010 9.6% 6.1% -0.8% 4.1% -0.1%
2009 27.2% -0.1% 12.7% 6.7% 6.0%
2008 -2.8% 0.7% 1.7% -3.3% -1.9%
2007 0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Spain
  5. Sweden
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/07/2007
  • Share Class size707Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000


  • Annual management1.40%
  • Initial investment0

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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).