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Schroder ISF Global Corporate Bond

Ranked 2 out of 5 in - Global Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Rick Rezek

Alix Stewart

Corporate bond fund manager Alix Stewart currently works at Schroders. Armed with a degree in economics and mathematics from the University of Leeds, Alix began her financial career as an actuarial student at Scottish Mutual. She was appointed senior portfolio manager for corporate bonds at Gartmore in December 2003. She joined Scottish Widows Investment Partnership in January 2006, and later joined UBS. Outside of work, Alix is a keen football fan who counts ‘travelling with the Tartan Army,’ Persian cats and horse riding among her interests.

Objective

The fund aims to provide income and capital growth by investing in fixed and floating rate securities issued by companies worldwide. The fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in fixed and floating rate securities denominated in various currencies and issued by companies worldwide. The fund invests in the full credit spectrum of fixed income investments. The fund may invest: - up to 40% of its assets in securities that have a below investment grade credit rating (as measured by Standard & Poor’s or any equivalent grade of other credit rating agencies for rated bonds and implied Schroders ratings for non-rated bonds); - up to 20% of its assets in securities issued by governments and government agencies; and - up to 10% of its assets in contingent convertible bonds.

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Performance

Global Corporates over : 28/02/2019 - 29/02/2020

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2020 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 13.0% 4.8% 3.8% 2.7% 1.2%
2018 -2.3% -1.6% -0.8% 1.0% -0.9%
2017 5.0% 1.1% 1.7% 1.2% 0.9%
2016 6.0% 2.5% 3.3% 2.5% -2.3%
2015 -1.5% 2.1% -2.8% -0.6% -0.1%
2014 5.8% 2.4% 2.6% -0.2% 1.0%
2013 0.3% -0.4% -2.5% 1.4% 1.8%
2012 9.7% 2.3% 1.6% 3.7% 1.8%
2011 3.0% 1.1% 1.0% -0.4% 1.4%
2010 5.3% 2.1% 1.2% 4.0% -2.0%
2009 18.2% -1.3% 8.9% 7.3% 2.4%
2008 -2.3% 1.0% -3.3% -1.6% 1.8%
2007 0.1% 0.8% -0.8% 0.4% -0.2%
2006 5.2% -0.6% 1.4% 3.1% 1.3%
2005 -2.1% -1.8% 0.4% -0.2% -0.4%
2004 8.9% 2.3% -3.4% 3.5% 6.4%
2003 12.7% 1.7% 4.9% 1.2% 4.5%
2002 12.0% -0.2% 3.5% 4.0% 4.2%
2001 -1.7% 1.1% -0.3% 2.1% -4.4%
2000 3.1% 1.1% 1.1% 0.6% 0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

29/02/2020

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
US Treasury Bond Future June 20 7.15%
2 Year Treasury Note Future June 20 7.12%
Future on Euro Bund Future Dec 19 3.90%
10 Year Government of Canada Bond Future June 20 2.82%
Future on Euro Bobl Future Dec 19 1.83%
Bank of America Corporation 3.56% 1.43%
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 3.4% 1.13%
Long Gilt Future June 20 1.05%
Amphenol Corporation 2.8% 0.96%
Credit Suisse Group AG 2.59% 0.95%
29/02/2020

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Iceland
  14. Italy
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Macao
  17. Malta
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Portugal
  22. Romania
  23. Singapore
  24. Slovakia
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden
  27. Switzerland
  28. Taiwan
  29. United Arab Emirates
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/09/1994
  • Share Class size221Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0053903380

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%

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