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Ben Lord

Ben Lord

About Ben Lord

Ben Lord joined M&G in 2007 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Corporate Bond Fund from launch in September 2013. He is also fund manager of the M&G UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund and was appointed acting fund manager of the M&G Index Linked Bond Fund in July 2015. In addition, Ben is deputy manager of the M&G European Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund, the M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Fund, the M&G Corporate Bond Fund and the M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond Fund. Ben previously worked at Gordian Knot as a credit analyst covering global financial institutions. He obtained an MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and is a CFA charterholder.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


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over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
Manager Return
13 Graeme Caughey 5.6%
14 Dave Hooker 3.6%
15 Francis Rayner -1.0%
16 Ben Lord -1.1%
17 Jim Leaviss -1.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 0.3% 0.9% -1.3%
2014 -1.0% 0.5% 0.9% -0.8% -1.6%
2013 4.8% 2.8% -1.5% 2.0% 1.4%
2012 6.0% 2.9% -0.9% 2.3% 1.6%
2011 2.0% 2.0% 1.9% -3.1% 1.2%

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Ben Lord, manager of the £775 million M&G UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond fund, has recognised that ‘inflation isn’t a problem at the moment’, predicting that UK inflation will continue to hover around the 3% mark in the months ahead.

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.