Fact sheet: Robeco Inv Grd Corp Bds

Fund information
Fund name
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds I EUR
Fund manager company
Robeco Luxembourg S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Peter Kwaaksince 10/05/2009
Fund objective
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds provides diversified exposure across circa 80 corporate issuers to the Euro investment grade credit market (corporates only). The fund is excluding exposure to financial companies. The fund contains mainly bonds, and can make use of derivatives very limitedly.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Euro-Aggregate: Corporates ex financials 2% issuer constraint (EUR)
Investment style
Active
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.7%
1 Year rank in sector
5/65
Sector
FO Fixed Int - EUR Investment Grade
Yield
-
Fund size
£921m (£877m 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.
71
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe99.5%
    Money Market0.5%
  • Industrials79.1%
    Utilities7.8%
    Government Agency Bonds7.6%
    Government Bonds4.2%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents1.3%
  • European Fixed Interest99.5%
    Money Market0.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.3%-2.3%0.8%3.7%11.9%26.6%
Sector-1.6%-2.6%0%1.9%11.6%35.3%
Rank within sector34 / 6527 / 6513 / 655 / 6528 / 6235 / 49
Quartile3rd2nd1st1st2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund4.3%-0.4%8.2%1%10.3%
Sector2.9%-0.2%8.9%3.4%15.2%
Rank within sector8 / 6538 / 6442 / 6239 / 5333 / 49
Quartile1st3rd3rd3rd3rd
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.
0.39
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.
0.88
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.
0.27
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%.
3.04
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.
1.21
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.
-0.12
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.
0.86
Price movement
52 week high157.24
52 week low145.66
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price153.17
Region
1Europe99.5%
2Money Market0.5%
Industry sector
1Industrials79.1%
2Utilities7.8%
3Government Agency Bonds7.6%
4Government Bonds4.2%
5Cash & Cash Equivalents1.3%
Asset type
1European Fixed Interest99.5%
2Money Market0.5%
Individual holdings
1DAIMLER AG2.66%
2ORANGE SA2.66%
3TOTAL SA2.54%
4ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV2.34%
5VODAFONE GROUP2.17%
6BMW FINANCE NV 4.00% BDS 17/09/14 EUR15000000002.13%
7ENGIE SA1.95%
8FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXCANO SAB DE CV1.95%
9TENNET HLD BV1.93%
Management
Fund manager group
Robeco Luxembourg
Fund manager company
Robeco Luxembourg S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds provides diversified exposure across circa 80 corporate issuers to the Euro investment grade credit market (corporates only). The fund is excluding exposure to financial companies. The fund contains mainly bonds, and can make use of derivatives very limitedly.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Euro-Aggregate: Corporates ex financials 2% issuer constraint (EUR)
Investment style
Active
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Peter Kwaak10/05/2009Peter Kwaak is a Senior Portfolio Manager and a member of the Credit team. Prior to joining Robeco in 2005, Mr. Kwaak was employed by Aegon Asset Management for three years as Credits and High Yield Portfolio Manager and at NIB Capital for two years as Portfolio Manager. Peter Kwaak started his career in the Investment Industry in 1998. Mr. Kwaak is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Master's degree in economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Mr. Kwaak is registered with the Dutch Securities Institute.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore, Singapore
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds 0DH EUR
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 price100.69
CurrencyEUR
Price updated11/06/2012
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0ISV
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds 0IH EUR
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.39%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.65
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFJJV
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds B EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.19
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0Z9
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds CH EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.35%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price94.76
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeIB0V
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds DH EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price143.19
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFCH9
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds FH EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.35%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price113.36
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFC1K
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds I EUR
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.4%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price153.17
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF0V6
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds IEH EUR
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.4%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price115.19
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF7X8
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds IHI EUR
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.35%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.74
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeICC5
Robeco Investment Grade Corporate Bonds ZH EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.02%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.27
CurrencyEUR
Price updated19/08/2012
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGMWU
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