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Marlborough Bond Income A

Ranked 77 out of 107 in - Sterling Corporate Bond over 36 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Nicholas Cooling

Nicholas Cooling was born in Liverpool in 1964 and was educated at Monmouth School. After graduating from Portsmouth University in 1985 with a BA (Hons) degree in geography, Nicholas joined Lloyds Life Assurance Limited in Peterborough. In 1991 Nicholas joined, as a fund manager, the asset management company which later became Marlborough Investment Management Limited. He was responsible for a total re-organisation of its investment processes, the positive results of which formed the platform for significant expansion of the business. He was appointed investment director of Marlborough Fund Managers Limited during 1998. On a day-to-day basis Nicholas, together with colleagues Gurjit Soggi and Raj Manon, is responsible for the management of Marlborough’s three risk graded Fund of Funds products. He is the front line manager for the Marlborough Balanced Fund.

Geoff Hitchin

Geoff Hitchin was born in Clitheroe in 1942 and attended Brentwood school in Essex. On completing school he became a trainee accountant. He focused on tax and worked as a tax officer/consultant for nearly 20 years before setting up Marlborough Fund Managers Ltd and the Marlborough Global Bond Fund in 1987 to provide tax efficient savings for his clients. In 1998 he started the Marlborough Bond Income Fund, a corporate bond fund which he continues to run alongside various other Marlborough funds.

Objective

The investment objective is to provide a high level of income with the potential for capital growth. It is intended that this objective will be achieved by investing in UK corporate bonds and preference shares, UK and other government securities, Eurobonds and other fixed and variable rate securities including, where appropriate and permitted by COLL, convertible securities.

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Performance

Sterling Corporate Bond over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2019
  • Rank 77/107 Total Return
  • Rank 17/107 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 18/107 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
15 Quilter Inv Investment Grade Corporate A Inc GBP

3.4

16 UBS Corporate Bond UK Plus A Acc Gross

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.4

17 Marlborough Bond Income A GBP

3.5

17 SVS Brown Shipley Sterling Bond A Inc GBP

3.5

19 Fidelity Corporate Bond Master GBP

3.6

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 2.7%
2018 -2.2% -1.3% -0.2% -0.2% -0.5%
2017 5.5% 2.1% 1.3% 0.3% 1.7%
2016 7.8% 1.8% 2.4% 5.4% -1.8%
2015 1.4% 3.3% -2.4% 0.1% 0.5%
2014 9.0% 2.4% 2.8% 1.4% 2.2%
2013 3.1% 2.4% -3.1% 2.4% 1.5%
2012 13.6% 3.4% 1.2% 5.6% 2.9%
2011 6.7% 1.4% 2.0% 0.1% 3.0%
2010 7.9% 3.2% 2.6% 4.6% -2.6%
2009 13.9% -1.8% 5.1% 7.6% 2.7%
2008 -6.9% -2.0% -1.0% -2.8% -1.3%
2007 0.6% 0.0% -1.8% 1.0% 1.4%
2006 -4.7% -5.9% -1.3% 2.9% -0.3%
2005 7.3% 0.1% 4.3% 1.1% 1.7%
2004 8.5% 1.1% -0.9% 3.7% 4.4%
2003 8.2% 1.3% 3.6% 1.6% 1.5%
2002 5.6% 0.9% 2.3% 2.3% 0.1%
2001 6.9% 1.9% -0.4% 2.4% 2.8%
2000 8.1% 1.5% -0.4% 2.5% 4.3%
1999 3.0% 1.8% 0.1% -1.6% 2.7%
1998 4.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Mcdonald's Corp 5.875% 23-Apr-2032 1.15%
Sky Ltd 4.000% 26-Nov-2029 1.12%
CRH Finance UK 4.125% 02-Dec-2029 1.09%
Welltower Inc 4.500% 01-Dec-2034 1.09%
American International Group Inc 5.000% 26-Apr-2023 1.09%
AT&T Inc 4.375% 14-Sep-2029 1.07%
London Stock Exchange Group PLC 4.750% 02-Nov-2021 1.06%
Orange SA PERP 1.05%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 3.600% 20-Nov-2025 1.03%
Metro Life Globl 2.625% 05-Dec-2022 1.02%
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Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/09/1998
  • Share Class size40Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004326707

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • 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).