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M&G European Corporate Bond

Ranked 13 out of 13 in - Euro Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

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.

Performance

Euro Corporates over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.2% 1.7% -0.9% -1.8% 1.4%
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 11.4% 6.0% 2.8% 1.2% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/01/2003
  • Share Class size2,387Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0032178419

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment1,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%
  • Initial investment3

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