Fact sheet: Santander Sterling Bond

Fund information
Fund name
Santander Sterling Bond A
Fund manager company
Santander Asset Mgmt UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Toby Vaughansince 17/01/2011
  • Tom Caddicksince 17/01/2011
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to achieve long-term appreciation of capital including income from investments predominantly in Sterling Fixed Interest Securities, with the appointment of Fund advisors and selection of securities, to achieve high risk-adjusted returns over the longer term.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.4%
1 Year rank in sector
42/77
Sector
UT Sterling Strategic Bond
Yield
1.5%
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.
1.03%
Fund size
£385m (£397m 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.
37
Mid price
282.6
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Natixis LS Stgc Inc22.1%
Legg Mason IFBrwiGlInOp14.3%
AXA Framlington Mgd Inc14.3%
Fidelity UK Inv Grd Lg Cr14%
Fidelity I Stg Cr + Bd12.6%
...more in UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK56.2%
    Not Specified8.8%
    USA8.5%
    Money Market5.6%
    Netherlands5.2%
  • Fixed Interest86.8%
    Others8.8%
    Money Market5.6%
    Others-1.3%
  • Global Corporate Fixed Interest74.3%
    UK Gilts18%
    Money Market5.6%
    Global High Yield Fixed Interest1%
    Global Fixed Interest0.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.2%-1.8%-1.5%7.4%15.8%28%
Sector0.4%-0.6%0.8%7.8%12.8%30.5%
Rank within sector69 / 8364 / 8368 / 8242 / 7722 / 7241 / 61
Quartile4th4th4th3rd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-1.1%8.8%-0.8%10%-1%
Sector-0.1%7.3%-0.3%6.8%2.6%
Rank within sector64 / 8324 / 7755 / 7419 / 7250 / 64
Quartile4th2nd3rd2nd4th
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.
3.08
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.
0.45
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.
0.41
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%.
5.81
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.
6.12
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.
-0.08
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.
0.21
Price movement
52 week high298.6
52 week low262.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price282.6
Region
1UK56.17%
2Not Specified8.79%
3USA8.54%
4Money Market5.56%
5Netherlands5.22%
6Luxembourg3.61%
7France3.15%
8Not Specified2.57%
9Ireland2.23%
Industry sector
1Fixed Interest86.76%
2Others8.79%
3Money Market5.56%
4Others-1.34%
Asset type
1Global Corporate Fixed Interest74.3%
2UK Gilts18%
3Money Market5.6%
4Global High Yield Fixed Interest1%
5Global Fixed Interest0.6%
6Global Government Fixed Interest0.5%
Individual holdings
1KAMES INVESTMENT GRADE BOND B ACC4.46%
2JUPITER STRATEGIC BOND INC4.32%
3TREASURY 4.25% GILT 7/12/20271.87%
4BARCLAYS BANK PLC 10% SUB NTS 21/05/21 GBP500001.31%
5EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 5% BDS 15/4/2039 GBP10001.21%
6TREASURY 5% GILT 20251.21%
7TREASURY 4.25% GILT 07/12/55 GBP0.011.03%
8TREASURY 4.5% GILT 7/9/2034 GBP0.010.92%
9HEATHROW FUNDING LTD 7.125% BDS 14/02/24 GBP100000 B0.88%
Management
Fund manager group
Santander Asset Mgmt UK
Fund manager company
Santander Asset Mgmt UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to achieve long-term appreciation of capital including income from investments predominantly in Sterling Fixed Interest Securities, with the appointment of Fund advisors and selection of securities, to achieve high risk-adjusted returns over the longer term.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Toby Vaughan17/01/2011Toby joined Santander Asset Management in January 2011 and is head of Fund Management within the Global Multi Asset Solutions. Before joining Santander AM, Toby worked at LV=Asset Management as a senior multi-asset portfolio manager and previously at F&C Asset Management as a Director of Asset Allocation. Toby has 15 years’ experience in fund management and focusing on managing multi-asset portfolios. He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics & Management Studies and is a CFA charterholder.
Tom Caddick17/01/2011Tom Caddick, Head of Global Multi Asset Solutions, joined Santander Asset Management in early 2011 and has overall department responsibility, heading a team of over 26 investment professionals across four locations with in excess of €21 billion asset under management and the same again under advice. Tom has over 18 years’ fund management experience and was previously Head of Multi Manager and Fund Selection at LV=Asset Management. Before joining LV, Tom was a Fund Manager at F&C Asset Management. Tom holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Santander Sterling Bond A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£250
Min regular saving£2
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.01%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price282.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIB95
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