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M&G European Corporate Bond GBP A Inc

Ranked 3 out of 17 in - Euro Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Stefan Isaacs

Stefan Isaacs graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University, and joined M&G in 2001. He joined the fund management team in 2006 as an assistant fund manager, and in 2007 he was promoted to fund manager. He is currently the lead manager on the M&G European Corporate Bond and M&G European High Yield Corporate Bond funds.

Objective

The Fund aims to maximise total return (the combination of income and growth of capital) while generating a higher level of income than that from European government bonds of similar maturities. The Fund invests mainly in investment grade corporate bonds denominated in any European currency. The Fund may also invest in high yield corporate bonds, government and public securities denominated in any European currency. The Funds exposure to bonds, government and other public securities may be gained through the use of derivatives.

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Performance

Euro Corporates over : 30/04/2016 - 30/04/2017
  • Rank 3/17 Total Return
  • Rank 12/17 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 12/17 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
10 Schroder ISF EURO Corporate Bond C Dis GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.3

11 Edmond de Rothschild Signatures Financial Bonds LH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

4.7

12 M&G European Corporate Bond GBP A Inc GBP

11.7

13 Royal London Euro Corp Bond M Inc GBP

12.6

14 Threadneedle European Corp Bd Ret Net Acc GBP GBP

12.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
10 UBAM Corporate Euro Bond IHC GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.1%

11 Vontobel Fund EUR Corporate Bond Mid Yield HN Hdg GBP

-2.2%

12 M&G European Corporate Bond GBP A Inc GBP

-5.2%

13 Royal London Euro Corp Bond M Inc GBP

-5.8%

14 Threadneedle European Corp Bd Ret Net Acc GBP GBP

-6.0%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.5%
2016 21.8% 8.9% 6.6% 6.6% -1.5%
2015 -7.0% -4.9% -5.8% 2.8% 1.0%
2014 0.2% 1.7% -0.9% -1.8% 1.3%
2013 6.0% 5.2% 0.2% -0.5% 1.2%
2012 10.2% 4.6% -2.9% 3.8% 4.6%
2011 -1.3% 3.1% 3.5% -5.9% -1.6%
2010 2.2% 3.4% -7.9% 8.4% -1.0%
2009 10.2% -3.5% 0.1% 14.4% -0.3%
2008 24.5% 8.0% -1.1% -2.4% 19.5%
2007 8.0% 1.4% -2.1% 3.2% 5.3%
2006 -2.5% -0.3% -1.4% 0.1% -0.9%
2005 0.5% -1.9% 0.6% 1.8% 0.1%
2004 6.2% -3.2% -0.5% 4.7% 5.2%
2003 2.8% 1.2% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Singapore
  2. Switzerland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/01/2003
  • Share Class size1,647Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0032178419

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment3

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