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 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.
Rank 53/107 Total Return
Rank 41/107 Standard Deviation
Rank 50/107 Max Drawdown
|51||BlackRock Corporate Bond A Inc||
|52||SWIP Corporate Bond Plus A Inc||
|53||Morgan Stanley Sterling Corporate Bond A Acc||
|54||AXA Sterling SmartBeta Credit Bond Z Acc Gross||
|55||Legal & General (N) Corporate Bond Pension Acc||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- United Kingdom
- Launch date30/01/2003
- Share Class size05Mn
- Base currencyGBP
- Min. initial investment1,000
- Min. additional investment0
- Annual management0.9%
- Initial investment5