Fact sheet: StanLife Inv Global Bond

Fund information
Fund name
Standard Life Investments Global Bond A USD
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments GS
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Jack Kellysince 01/03/2010
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long term growth through investing predominantly in sovereign bonds issued in OECD member countries. Returns from the fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and capital gains. The fund is actively managed by our investment team to take advantage of the opportunities they have identified.
Benchmark
  • Citigroup WGBI
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
0.5%
1 Year rank in sector
227/296
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
Yield
-
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.
1.12%
Fund size
£244m (£357m 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.
75
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Capital Group GHIOL31%
Dodge & Cox Global Bond25.5%
HSBC GIF Gbl AsBk Bd24.3%
CG Real Return23.4%
SKAGEN Tellus22.4%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan24.3%
    Germany17.2%
    USA12.7%
    UK10.6%
    Italy9.5%
  • Fixed Interest100%
  • Japanese Fixed Interest24.3%
    German Fixed Interest17.2%
    US Fixed Interest12.7%
    UK Fixed Interest10.6%
    Italian Fixed Interest9.5%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.1%-8.4%-6.2%0.5%-4.9%-9.2%
Sector-2%-2.2%0.8%2.6%5.6%13.8%
Rank within sector302 / 316312 / 313307 / 308227 / 296218 / 237163 / 169
Quartile4th4th4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-0.1%-4.4%-0.2%-4.7%-
Sector3.8%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%8.2%
Rank within sector278 / 300223 / 276197 / 237162 / 206163 / 171
Quartile4th4th4th4th4th
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.
-3.81
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.
1.3
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
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%.
5.66
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.
4.44
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.
-0.76
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.
0.41
Price movement
52 week high18.63
52 week low16.7
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price16.77
Region
1Japan24.3%
2Germany17.2%
3USA12.7%
4UK10.6%
5Italy9.5%
6Money Market7.8%
7EU5.2%
8Spain5.1%
9France4.7%
Industry sector
1Fixed Interest100%
Asset type
1Japanese Fixed Interest24.3%
2German Fixed Interest17.2%
3US Fixed Interest12.7%
4UK Fixed Interest10.6%
5Italian Fixed Interest9.5%
6Money Market7.8%
7European Fixed Interest5.2%
8Spanish Fixed Interest5.1%
9French Fixed Interest4.7%
Individual holdings
1JAPAN (GOVT OF) 2.1% 20297.8%
2GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 1.75% BDS 04/07/22 EUR0.016.7%
3ITALY (GOVT OF) 0% 20253.8%
4JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.2% BDS 20/09/19 JPY500003.8%
5UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 2.125% NTS 30/06/21 USD10003.7%
6JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 2.2% BDS 20/09/39 JPY1000003.4%
7GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 6.25% BDS 1/4/24 EUR10002.9%
8SPAIN(KINGDOM OF) 4.5% BDS 31/01/18 EUR10002.5%
9JAPAN (GOVT OF) 1.7% 20442.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments GS
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long term growth through investing predominantly in sovereign bonds issued in OECD member countries. Returns from the fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and capital gains. The fund is actively managed by our investment team to take advantage of the opportunities they have identified.
Benchmark
  • Citigroup WGBI
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jack Kelly01/03/2010Jack Kelly has joined Standard Life Sicavs in 2007. Jack has developed a strong reputation during his time at ABN Amro, where he managed high profile portfolios for clients in the UK, Europe, Americas, Middle East and the Far East. His experience in the Scandinavian and Dollar Bloc markets will give the team greater strength in this area, while his all round knowledge of the international bond markets should ensure we continue to build a strong track record in managing global fixed income portfolios. He had is educational qualification at MA (Hons) History University of St Andrews and Postgraduate Diploma in IT University of St Andrews.He was experienced in Fund Pricing at Franklin Templeton Investments in 1994-96.After 1996 he joined as Client Servicing (Private Clients), Threadneedle Asset Management, (Luxembourg).During 1997-98 he perform various roles in, Barclays Global Investors. He joined ABN amro in 1988 where he performs various roles like Portfolio Management Administrator, Risk Manager, Portfolio Manager and as Senior Portfolio Manager.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Offshore
Standard Life Investments Global Bond A GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.7582
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAAIH
Standard Life Investments Global Bond A HKD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.0826
CurrencyHKD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI262
Standard Life Investments Global Bond A USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.7725
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEJB7
Standard Life Investments Global Bond B Unhedged GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.3288
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEA8C
Standard Life Investments Global Bond D GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.58%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.2281
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAAII
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