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Ignis Absolute Return Credit A GBP Hdg

Ranked 31 out of 35 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Chris Bowie

Chris Bowie graduated from Strathclyde University with a BA in economics and is a qualified Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals. He started his career as a programmer with National Australia Bank and in 1993 he joined Murray Johnstone Ltd (later acquired by Aberdeen Asset Management) where he was a senior fixed income portfolio manager. Chris joined AEGON in 2000 where he ran the rates desk and was in charge of gilts and international bonds. In 2004 he joined Ignis where he is currently the head of credit and his team focuses primarily on sterling investment grade credit.

Objective

The objective of the Fund is to deliver positive total returns with low levels of volatility uncorrelated to bond and equity market conditions.

Performance

Bond Strategies over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014
  • Rank 31/35 Total Return
  • Rank 7/35 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 27/35 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
29 Threadneedle Absolute Return Bond Ret Gross Acc

-1.6%

30 OYSTER Credit Opportunities R GBP2

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.0%

31 Ignis Absolute Return Credit A GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.2%

32 Nomura Interest Rate Inv Strategy A GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.5%

33 HSBC GIF GEM Debt Total Return M1C GBP

-5.4%

Fund Name Risk
5 Threadneedle Credit Opportunities Hgd Ret Acc GBP

0.2

6 JPM Income Opportunity A Dis GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.2

7 Ignis Absolute Return Credit A GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.2

8 Pioneer Funds Absolute Return Bond I Dis GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.3

9 Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc

0.3

Fund Name Loss
25 Insight - Absolute Insight EM Mkt Debt S GBP

-1.6%

26 Lazard Em Mkts Total Rtn Dbt GBP Hdge Inst Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.2%

27 Ignis Absolute Return Credit A GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.3%

28 Threadneedle (Lux)-Absolute Em Mkt Macro IGH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.4%

29 Threadneedle Absolute Return Bond Ret Gross Acc

-2.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -0.8% -0.5% 0.0% -0.3%
2013 -0.3% 0.6% 0.1% 0.0% -1.0%
2012 -0.5% -0.3% -0.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Italy
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Netherlands
  9. Spain
  10. Sweden
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/07/2012
  • Share Class size24Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0799640007
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%

Related News

AA-rated Bowie warns rising inflation could devastate bond returns

Ignis' Chris Bowie says inflation will likely return in a matter of months, not years, and credit investors could pay a hefty price.

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