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Standard Life Inv Short Dated Corp Bd Ret Acc

Ranked 112 out of 117 in - Sterling Corporate Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Daniel McKernan

Daniel McKernan is head of sterling investment grade credit at Standard Life Investments and lead manager on the firm's sterling corporate bond portfolios. McKernan joined Standard Life in 2013 from SWIP, where he served as the head of UK and European credit. McKernan was previously director, portfolio manager and a member of BlackRock’s Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He joined BlackRock following the merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) in 2006. At MLIM, he was a portfolio manager specializing in the management of Sterling credit portfolios. McKernan earned a BSc with honours in banking and international finance from City University, London in 1990.

Mark Munro

Edinburgh-based Mark Munro joined Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) in 2006 where he manages fixed income funds. He started out as an equity analyst before moving over to credit and becoming a portfolio manager. He studied Law at Edinburgh University and is a CFA Charterholder. Outside of fund management Mark enjoys golf and football.


The investment objective of the Fund is to provide a total return from both capital appreciation and income. The investment policy of the Fund is to invest primarily in interest bearing securities, money-market instruments, derivatives and forward transactions anywhere in the world. Additionally, from time to time, the Fund may invest in other forms of transferable securities, deposits and collective investment schemes in accordance with the FCA Rules.

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Sterling Corporate Bond over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 1.3%
2018 -1.1% -0.7% 0.2% -0.2% -0.3%
2017 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% -0.1% 0.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
European Investment Bank 2.500% 31-Oct-2022 2.55%
European Investment Bank 5.375% 07-Jun-2021 2.39%
KfW 0.875% 15-Mar-2022 2.30%
European Investment Bank 1.125% 07-Sep-2021 1.48%
Barclays PLC 2.375% 06-Oct-2023 1.45%
KfW 5.550% 07-Jun-2021 1.42%
United Kingdom 1.750% 07-Sep-2022 1.35%
BAA Funding 6.000% 20-Mar-2020 1.31%
Transport London 2.250% 09-Aug-2022 1.27%
BAT International Finance PLC 1.750% 05-Jul-2021 1.19%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date27/10/2016
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment500


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment4.00%

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