Fact sheet: M&G PP International Bond Pn

Fund information
Fund name
M&G PP International Bond Pn
Fund manager company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • David Lloydsince 01/03/2009
No data available.
Fund objective
To invest in all the major government bond markets outside the UK with principal holdings in US, Japanese and European Bonds.
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom > $3bn
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
PN Global Fixed Interest
Fund size
£32m (£20m 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.
Bid price
Offer price
Top in this sector
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA35.1%
  • No data available.
  • US Fixed Interest35.1%
    Japanese Fixed Interest32.9%
    European Fixed Interest15.4%
    Danish Fixed Interest8.7%
    Norwegian Fixed Interest3.9%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector31 / 14419 / 1447 / 1424 / 1329 / 10923 / 81
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Rank within sector5 / 1343 / 12483 / 11096 / 10574 / 92
Risk statistics
?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.
?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.
?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 (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%.
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.
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.
?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.
Price movement
52 week high78.91
52 week low55.76
Current bid price77.99
Current offer price78.12
Current mid price-
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest35.1%
2Japanese Fixed Interest32.9%
3European Fixed Interest15.4%
4Danish Fixed Interest8.7%
5Norwegian Fixed Interest3.9%
6Swiss Fixed Interest1.3%
7Australian Fixed Interest1.1%
8Canadian Fixed Interest0.8%
9Mexican Fixed Interest0.5%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Fund manager group
Fund manager company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To invest in all the major government bond markets outside the UK with principal holdings in US, Japanese and European Bonds.
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom > $3bn
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
David Lloyd01/03/2009Prior to joining M&G, David worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers as head of their Global Bond Team. He was responsible for all global portfolios managed in London, and managed funds for MLIM's most prestigious institutional global bond clients. Previously, David worked for AMP Asset Management / Henderson Global Investors, Crown Agents Asset Management, and Eagle Star Insurance Ltd. David graduated from the Open University Business School with a MBA.
No data available.
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
M&G PP International Bond Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price77.99
Offer price78.12
Mid price-
Price updated26/10/2016
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi codePS14
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