Fact sheet: Scot Eq BkRck FxdIncGblOpp Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Rick Riedersince 19/03/2015
  • Andreas Doerrenhaussince 01/01/2017
  • Bob Millersince 19/03/2015
  • Scott Thielsince 01/09/2011
Underlying fund
BlackRock Fixed Inc Gbl Opps
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve a total return over the medium to long-term by investing in a portfolio of fixed income securities and money-market instruments denominated in various currencies issued by governments, agencies and companies worldwide
  • Barclays Capital Global Aggregate GBP TR GBP
Investment style
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
PN Sterling Strategic Bond
Fund size
£1m (£2m 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
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA41%
    Money Market6%
  • Investment Grade Bonds37.9%
    Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities23.4%
    High Yield Bond7.7%
  • Global Fixed Interest93%
    Money Market6%
    Alternative Investment Strategies0.9%
    International Equities0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector170 / 170169 / 170159 / 169160 / 168130 / 153144 / 145
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Rank within sector165 / 170156 / 16479 / 15961 / 153149 / 149
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 high110.59
52 week low106.77
Current bid price110.06
Current offer price115.85
Current mid price-
3Money Market6.04%
Industry sector
1Investment Grade Bonds37.9%
3Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities23.41%
5High Yield Bond7.71%
6Money Market6.04%
7Government Agency Bonds1.48%
9Government Bonds-24%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest92.99%
2Money Market6.04%
3Alternative Investment Strategies0.93%
4International Equities0.1%
Individual holdings
2TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.25 02/15/20275.32%
3TREASURY BOND (OTR) 3 02/15/20473.54%
4TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.125 04/15/20192.31%
5TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.125 03/31/20241.74%
6TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 1.25 04/30/20191.66%
7ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 2.15% NTS 12/11/17 EUR10001.1%
8TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.125 04/15/20200.96%
9TREASURY 0.125% IDX LKD GILT 22/03/26 GBP0.010.81%
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve a total return over the medium to long-term by investing in a portfolio of fixed income securities and money-market instruments denominated in various currencies issued by governments, agencies and companies worldwide
  • Barclays Capital Global Aggregate GBP TR GBP
Investment style
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
Rick Rieder19/03/2015Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Fundamental Fixed Income, Co-head of Americas Fixed Income and a member of the Executive Committee of the firm-wide Alpha Strategy business, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the BlackRock Investment Council. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Mr. Rieder was President and Chief Executive Officer of R3 Capital Partners. He served as Vice Chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury. Mr. Rieder is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and was recently elected as the 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame. From 1987 to 2008, Mr. Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team, a global proprietary investment platform. He was also global head of the firm's credit businesses, Chairman of the Corporate Bond and Loan Capital Commitment Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the corporate pension fund. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta. Mr. Rieder earned a BBA degree in Finance from Emory University in 1983 and an MBA degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. He is a member of the board of Emory University, Emory's Business School, and the University's Investment Committee and is the Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee, and founder and chairman of the business school's BBA investment fund and community financial literacy program. Mr. Rieder serves as Chairman of the Board of North Star Academy's nine Charter Schools in Newark, New Jersey and is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Graduation Generation Public School Collaboration in Atlanta. He is a Trustee for the US Olympic Committee, and on the board of advisors for the Hospital for Special Surgery. He serves on the National Leadership Council of the Communities in Schools Educational Foundation and the boards of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Newark and Essex County and the Newark Youth Foundation.
Andreas Doerrenhaus01/01/2017Andreas, who is based in London, is head of BlackRock’s European investment grade (IG) unconstrained credit strategies and a portfolio manager in BlackRock’s Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Team. Andreas currently manages the European IG unconstrained credit strategies in BGF FIGO and contributes towards the idea generation and investment process of the fund as well as the risk/capital allocation process. His addition as co-manager is a formalisation of Andreas’ historic and ongoing contribution to the fund’s investment process. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Andreas worked as a credit portfolio manager at Deutsche Bank Group - Deutsche Asset Management. Before joining Deutsche Bank, he worked as a banker for Commerzbank AG and as a consultant for KPMG Consulting - BearingPoint. Andreas earned a Diplom-Kaufmann degree in finance and international management from the Katholische Universitaet Eichstaett (WFI).
Bob Miller19/03/2015Bob Miller, Managing Director, is a member of the Multi-Sector Mutual Fund team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities Funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Miller was a Co-Founder and Partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Mr. Miller spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Mr. Miller managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. Mr. Miller is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Mr. Miller is a Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School in Charlotte, N.C. He earned a BA degree in economics from Davidson College in 1984.
Scott Thiel01/09/2011Scott Thiel, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income, Fundamental Portfolios, and Head of European and & Global Bonds. He is a member of the Fixed Income Executive Committee and the EMEA Executive Committee. Mr. Thiel is a member of BlackRock's Leadership Committee. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2002, Mr. Thiel was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. During his thirteen years there, he was responsible for developing strategies in both US and international interest rate and derivative markets for institutional money managers. Mr. Thiel earned a BA degree in American history from Princeton University in 1987.
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Scot Eq BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price110.055
Offer price115.8474
Mid price-
Price updated25/05/2017
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi codeHOE1
Scot Eq BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price112.0356
Price updated25/05/2017
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi code00HF
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