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Close Discretionary Bond Income Portfolio A Acc

Ranked 59 out of 107 in - Sterling Corporate Bond over 36 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Metcalf

Andrew Metcalf joined Close Brothers in 2016 as a member of the Fixed Income team. He is co-chair of the Fixed Income committee and a key member of the Multi Asset Class (MAC) committee. He was appointed co-manager of the Close Select Fixed Income Fund in September 2017. Andrew has nine years of investment experience, all in fixed income, with institutions including Vanguard Asset Management, Moody’s and Barclays Capital. Andrew holds a master’s degree in Finance from Durham University, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Manchester University.

Objective

The investment objective of the Bond Income Portfolio Fund is to seek to generate income whilst maintaining its capital value over the medium term. The Close Bond Income Portfolio Fund will invest primarily in sterling denominated fixed interest securities (including government bonds and corporate bonds) and deposits (including money market instruments).

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Performance

Sterling Corporate Bond over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 3.2%
2018 -3.1% -1.2% -0.5% -0.4% -1.0%
2017 7.0% 2.2% 1.7% 0.9% 2.0%
2016 7.8% 1.4% 1.8% 5.7% -1.3%
2015 1.3% 2.5% -2.3% 0.1% 1.1%
2014 8.0% 2.1% 1.8% 0.9% 3.0%
2013 2.2% 1.8% -1.9% 2.1% 0.2%
2012 9.3% 1.8% 1.5% 3.7% 2.0%
2011 6.8% 0.1% 2.4% 1.9% 2.4%
2010 -1.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
United Kingdom 1.625% 22-Oct-2071 7.14%
Westpac Banking Corp 1.168% 18-Jan-2023 3.38%
CYBG PLC 5.000% 09-Feb-2026 3.36%
Enel SpA 6.625% 15-Sep-2076 3.31%
America Movil SAB de CV 6.375% 06-Sep-2073 3.26%
A2Dominion 3.500% 15-Nov-2028 3.17%
SW Funding PLC 5.500% 16-Jun-2023 2.89%
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK PLC 1.130% 15-May-2020 2.84%
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C 6.375% 21-Jun-2027 2.81%
SSE PLC PERP 2.74%
31/03/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/09/2010
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B4VHW125

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment250

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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