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Morgan Stanley Sterling Corporate Bond

Ranked 58 out of 102 in - Sterling Corporate Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Richard Ford

Richard Ford was born in Guildford, Surrey. He attended the University of Edinburgh where he graduated in business studies. Richard started his career with Ernst and Young where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1991 and has over 15 years of investment experience. During his time at the firm he has worked as a risk manager and as a proprietary trader before joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2002. In addition to his experience at Morgan Stanley, he was a portfolio manager with Pimco. Richard has been managing funds for over six years and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Outside of fund management he enjoys bridge, travelling and sport.

Leon Grenyer

Leon Grenyer was born in London, and studied geography at the University of Bristol. He started his career in 1995 as a credit analyst and investment analyst at Abbey National Treasury Services. In 2003 he joined Morgan Stanley where he is currently a portfolio manager, running a number of funds using a combined top-down macroeconomic assessment to determine optimal beta positioning for the portfolio with rigorous bottom-up fundamental analysis. Leon has been managing funds for over seven years and holds the ACT qualification (Association of Corporate Treasurers). Outside of fund management he enjoys tennis, rugby, bridge and walking.


The objective of the Fund is to provide an attractive rate of return through investment primarily in sterling corporate and other sterling non-gilt fixed interest securities. A proportion of the Fund may also invest in non-sterling fixed interest securities as well as UK gilts.

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Sterling Corporate Bond over : 28/02/2016 - 28/02/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 9.2% 2.3% 2.6% 5.7% -1.6%
2015 1.0% 2.9% -3.3% 0.4% 1.2%
2014 11.2% 2.8% 2.3% 2.0% 3.7%
2013 2.7% 1.9% -2.5% 2.2% 1.2%
2012 20.2% 6.3% 0.5% 8.4% 3.7%
2011 5.1% 1.5% 1.9% -1.8% 3.5%
2010 7.4% 3.4% 1.1% 4.8% -1.9%
2009 16.2% -2.2% 8.2% 8.3% 1.3%
2008 -0.8% -3.0% -0.5% -0.7% 3.4%
2007 2.3% -0.1% -2.2% 1.7% 3.0%
2006 0.9% -0.9% -1.4% 2.6% 0.7%
2005 7.7% -0.3% 4.2% 0.8% 2.8%
2004 6.2% 0.0% -1.6% 3.5% 4.3%
2003 4.3% 0.9% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2003
  • Share Class size28Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004757497

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.40%
  • 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).