Fact sheet: AB Gbl Pl FixInc Port

Fund information
Fund name
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1 USD
Fund manager company
AllianceBernstein (LUX) S.A
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Global Fixed Income Teamsince 11/06/2007
Fund objective
Seeks high total investment return by investing primarily in investment grade debt securities and opportunistically in noninvestment grade debt, Applying a global multi-sector approach designed to maximize opportunities, including investment in government and corporate debt, Drawing on a large global team to evaluate the top-down factors influencing markets as well as the bottom-up factors affecting bond prices.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate
Investment style
Total Return
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.3%
1 Year rank in sector
94/296
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.9%
Fund size
£438m (£331m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
22
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA31.4%
    International14.8%
    Japan12.3%
    UK9.3%
    Money Market8.5%
  • Government Bonds39.7%
    Others22.8%
    Investment Grade Corporate Bonds18.2%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents8.5%
    Index Linked6.4%
  • US Fixed Interest31.4%
    Global Fixed Interest14.8%
    Japanese Fixed Interest12.3%
    UK Fixed Interest9.3%
    Money Market8.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.1%-2.9%-0.2%3.3%10.8%18.9%
Sector-2%-2.2%0.8%2.6%5.6%13.8%
Rank within sector175 / 316187 / 313184 / 30894 / 29671 / 23759 / 169
Quartile3rd3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund4%-0.4%7.3%-1.1%7%
Sector3.8%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%8.2%
Rank within sector109 / 300110 / 27656 / 23798 / 20691 / 171
Quartile2nd2nd1st2nd3rd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
1.65
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.96
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
-
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
3.1
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
1.59
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.98
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.74
Price movement
52 week high24.81
52 week low22.99
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price23.97
Region
1USA31.37%
2International14.76%
3Japan12.28%
4UK9.3%
5Money Market8.52%
6Italy5.96%
7France4.24%
8Canada4.15%
9Germany3.55%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds39.72%
2Others22.75%
3Investment Grade Corporate Bonds18.2%
4Cash & Cash Equivalents8.52%
5Index Linked6.4%
6Non Investment Grade Bonds4.41%
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest31.37%
2Global Fixed Interest14.76%
3Japanese Fixed Interest12.28%
4UK Fixed Interest9.3%
5Money Market8.52%
6Italian Fixed Interest5.96%
7French Fixed Interest4.24%
8Canadian Fixed Interest4.15%
9German Fixed Interest3.55%
Individual holdings
1US TREASURY NOTES 1.625%, 8/15/22 - 5/15/264.17%
2JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1.4% BDS 20/09/34 JPY10004.05%
3CANADA HOUSING TRUST NO 1 3.8% BDS 15/06/21 CAD10002.82%
4BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACL 10.00%, 1/01/25 - 1/01/272.63%
5ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 1.35% BDS 15/04/22 EUR10002.1%
6UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.125% NTS 15/04/19 USD10001.79%
7BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND 2.5% 04/07/20441.71%
8TREASURY 1.5 GILT 22/01/21 GBP0.011.69%
9DEXIA CREDIT LOCAL SA 0.625% NTS 21/01/22 EUR500001.67%
Management
Fund manager group
AllianceBernstein
Fund manager company
AllianceBernstein (LUX) S.A
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Seeks high total investment return by investing primarily in investment grade debt securities and opportunistically in noninvestment grade debt, Applying a global multi-sector approach designed to maximize opportunities, including investment in government and corporate debt, Drawing on a large global team to evaluate the top-down factors influencing markets as well as the bottom-up factors affecting bond prices.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate
Investment style
Total Return
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Fixed Income Team11/06/2007
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Offshore, Singapore
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.97
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR4
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1D USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.62
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR5
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1DH EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.55
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKWF1
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1DH GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.9
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR0
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1H EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.84
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR2
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 1H GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.68
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAS9
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.05
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR6
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 2H EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.89
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR3
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio 2H GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.7
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAR1
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio A2 USD
Initial charge6.25%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VP7
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio A2H EUR
Initial charge6.25%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.38%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.63
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VP8
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio A2H SGD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.38%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.35
CurrencySGD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFSTN
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ARH EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.71
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFS1V
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio AT USD
Initial charge6.25%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.38%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.98
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPA
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ATH AUD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.67
CurrencyAUD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3WO
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ATH CAD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.53
CurrencyCAD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3WP
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ATH EUR
Initial charge6.25%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.36%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.94
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPB
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ATH GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.63
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3WQ
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio ATH SGD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.38%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.52
CurrencySGD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3WR
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio B2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.23
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPC
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio BT USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.87
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPE
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio BTH CAD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.39
CurrencyCAD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3WT
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio BTH SGD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.22
CurrencySGD
Price updated20/07/2014
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3TX
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio C2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.55%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.66
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPG
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio C2H EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.55%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.33
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VPH
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio CT USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.55%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.24
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFXIR
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio I2 USD
Initial charge1.5%
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.46
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0VPI
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio I2H EUR
Initial charge1.5%
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.12
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0VPJ
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio I2H GBP
Initial charge1.5%
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.57
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0VPK
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio IKH EUR
Initial charge1.5%
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.92
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFS3G
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio S USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£25,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.08
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF67T
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio S1 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£25,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.75
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF51Z
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio S1H EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.38
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0T89
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio S1H NOK
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1651.35
CurrencyNOK
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF3TY
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio SH CAD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.12
CurrencyCAD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNH9J
AB Global Plus Fixed Income Portfolio SH GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£15,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price26.2
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG3S9
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