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Schroder Absolute Return Bond

Ranked 9 out of 11 in - Absolute Return GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Paul Grainger

Bob Jolly

Bob Jolly is a veteran portfolio manager and head of global macro strategy at Schroders having joined the company in 2011. Previously he worked as head of currency, UK fixed income and global sovereign portfolio management at UBS Global Asset Management. Prior to UBS, Jolly spent over two decades at Gartmore Investment Management where he became head of UK, global and structured fixed income portfolio construction. He also spent two years at SEI developing customised solutions for institutional pension fund clients. In his bond strategy he focuses on an active and fundamental approach. He is CFA charterholder, and is based in London.

Tom Sartain

Tom Sartain, CFA is a UK & European rates portfolio manager in the multi-sector team at Schroders Investment Management based in London. Thomas joined Schroders in 2005 as fund manager’s assistant on the global fixed income desk and prior to this, he was with the Royal Bank of Scotland. He graduated from the University of Reading with a BA (Hons) in Management and Business Administration.


The Funds investment objective is to achieve a positive return over rolling 12 month periods, in all market conditions. The Fund will invest primarily in a portfolio of bonds and other fixed and floating rate securities denominated in various currencies issued by governments, government agencies, supra-national and corporate issuers worldwide. The full spectrum of available securities, including non-investment grade, may be utilized. In addition foreign currency strategies may also be employed. Investment will be primarily in directly held transferable securities.

Showing fund performance in United Kingdom View performance globally


Absolute Return GBP over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.0%
2017 1.0% 0.6% 0.8% 0.0% -0.4%
2016 3.1% -1.1% 0.8% 1.9% 1.4%
2015 -3.2% -0.3% -0.5% -2.5% 0.0%
2014 2.7% 1.5% 0.7% 3.5% -2.9%
2013 1.5% 1.2% 0.4% -0.9% 0.9%
2012 6.9% 3.1% -0.5% 2.2% 2.0%
2011 -1.4% 1.1% -0.9% -3.0% 1.4%
2010 8.2% 2.4% -0.7% 5.4% 0.9%
2009 10.4% 3.0% 1.1% 3.2% 2.7%
2008 -1.9% 4.6% -6.7% -0.4% 0.9%
2007 4.7% 1.5% 0.9% -0.2% 2.5%
2006 3.0% 0.5% 0.1% 0.6% 1.8%
2005 7.6% 1.3% 4.5% 1.1% 0.6%
2004 8.8% 4.1% -1.8% 4.0% 2.3%
2003 2.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/09/2003
  • Share Class size22Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0007905945

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment1

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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).