|Fund manager group |
|Fund manager company |
|BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A. |
|Fund type |
|Offshore Fund |
|Fund objective |
|The Fund aims to achieve a return on your investment, through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets, which reflects the return of the Citigroup Euro Government Bond Index, the Fund's benchmark index. The Fund aims to invest as far as possible and practicable in the fixed income (FI) securities (such as bonds) that make up the benchmark index and comply with its credit rating requirements. If the credit ratings of the FI securities are downgraded, the Fund may continue to hold them until they cease to form part of the Index and it is practicable to sell them. |
- Citigroup EMU Government Bond Index
|Investment style |
|Investment method |
|Fixed Interest, Physical – Sampled/Optimised |
|Fund managers |
|Sid Swaminathan||22/10/2012||Sid Swaminathan, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Model-Based Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. Mr. Swaminathan's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a member of the Portfolio Solutions team. Mr. Swaminathan earned a BS degree, with honors, in computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003 and a Masters degree in financial engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005. |
|Michael Harper||22/10/2012||Michael Harper, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Model-Based Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. Mr. Harper's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was also acting co-head of the team focusing primarily on corporate bond portfolios within the Portfolio Solutions team. Mr. Harper earned a BSc degree in mathematics and finance from Southampton University in 1998. Mr. Harper holds the Securities Institute Bond and Fixed Interest Diploma |
|Paul Lucas||22/10/2012||Paul Lucas
CFA, Vice President, is a Portfolio Manager within BlackRock's Portfolio Solutions team, based in London. He is responsible for the management of Fixed Income Portfolios primarily focusing on Rates and Rates Overlay strategies.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Lucas was a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at State Street Global Advisors for 3 years, managing government bond portfolios. Prior to this he was a Fixed Income Portfolio Dealer at the same company for 4 years, where he traded fixed income cash and derivative products. He began his career at State Street Global Advisors in 2001 as an Operations Specialist.
Mr. Lucas earned a BSc (Hons) degree in Money, Banking & Finance from the University of Birmingham in 2001. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charter holder.
|Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant |
|No data available. |
|Fund for sale in |
|Austria, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Sweden, South Africa |