Fact sheet: Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF

Fund information
Fund name
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF A
Fund manager company
Swisscanto
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Andrew Andersonsince 01/01/2015
Fund objective
The investment objective is to generate an adequate return in CHF on a long-term basis by investing in bonds worldwide.
Benchmark
  • SBI Foreign Govt. AAA-A
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
-1.5%
1 Year rank in sector
16/18
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Other Single Inv Grade
Yield
-
Fund size
£359m
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.
91
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France21.7%
    Netherlands18.2%
    Australia14.9%
    Sweden11.8%
    USA8.3%
  • Financials41.2%
    Government Agency Bonds25.2%
    Mortgage & Secured Bonds15.8%
    Fixed Interest5.9%
    Industrials3.4%
  • French Fixed Interest21.7%
    Dutch Fixed Interest18.2%
    Australian Fixed Interest14.9%
    Swedish Fixed Interest11.8%
    US Fixed Interest8.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%-1.3%-1%-1.5%3.9%7.1%
Sector-0.7%-0.8%0.4%6%8.6%11.6%
Rank within sector6 / 1810 / 1811 / 1816 / 1812 / 1711 / 13
Quartile2nd3rd3rd4th3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund0.1%0.6%4%-1.4%3%
Sector5.3%0.3%3.5%0.8%0.7%
Rank within sector17 / 1810 / 179 / 1711 / 149 / 13
Quartile4th3rd3rd4th3rd
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.
0.53
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.
0.34
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%.
2.15
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.
2.41
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.
-0.6
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.
0.09
Price movement
52 week high111.87
52 week low108.79
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price109.19
Region
1France21.7%
2Netherlands18.2%
3Australia14.9%
4Sweden11.8%
5USA8.3%
6Canada5.9%
7Venezuela5.5%
8UK3.5%
9Germany3.3%
Industry sector
1Financials41.2%
2Government Agency Bonds25.2%
3Mortgage & Secured Bonds15.8%
4Fixed Interest5.9%
5Industrials3.4%
6Government Bonds3.1%
7Information Technology2.5%
8Others1.6%
9Consumer Staples0.7%
Asset type
1French Fixed Interest21.7%
2Dutch Fixed Interest18.2%
3Australian Fixed Interest14.9%
4Swedish Fixed Interest11.8%
5US Fixed Interest8.3%
6Canadian Fixed Interest5.9%
7American Emerging Fixed Interest5.5%
8UK Fixed Interest3.5%
9German Fixed Interest3.3%
Individual holdings
1NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK 1% BDS 17/04/20 CHF50003.5%
2RESEAU FERRE DE FRANCE 3% BDS 24/04/19 CHF50003.5%
3BANK NEDERLANDSE GEMEENTEN 2.25% MTN 23/02/21 CHF10003.2%
4COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 1.5% EMTN 13/09/19 CHF50003.2%
5NORDEA BANK AB 0.875% BDS 25/09/18 CHF50003.1%
6SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN 0.625% NTS 11/12/18 CHF50002.9%
7EBN BV 1.625% BDS 03/10/23 CHF50002.7%
8REGIE AUTONOME TRANSPORTS PARISIENS 2.625% MTN 06/11/19 CHF50002.6%
9WESTPAC BANKING CORP 0.5% NTS 02/02/22 CHF50002.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Swisscanto
Fund manager company
Swisscanto
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment objective is to generate an adequate return in CHF on a long-term basis by investing in bonds worldwide.
Benchmark
  • SBI Foreign Govt. AAA-A
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Anderson01/01/2015Andrew Anderson (1956) is a Director and as a Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for the Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest USD & SICAV II Bond USD, Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest International as well as the Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest Medium Term EUR, Swisscanto SICAV II Bond Medium Term EUR & Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest Medium Term USD funds. Before joining Swisscanto, Andrew worked six years at Fuji Bank Ltd, London as Head of the Strategic Trading Group. He was previously employed by Barclays de Zoete Wedd Capital Markets in London as a Director in the Proprietary Trading group. Prior to that, he spent three years at Fuji Bank Ltd. as a Senior Proprietary Trader after he was employed for three years as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Wardley Investment Services (a subsidiary of HSBC). Andrew is a General Registered Representative of the FSA and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI). He holds a Diploma from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI) in Fixed Income and a further Diploma in Futures & Options.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Offshore
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF A
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price109.19
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS339
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF B
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price134.67
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS933
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF I
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.32%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.41%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price105.53
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeV651
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF P
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.24%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.31%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price105.48
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF7YU
Swisscanto (LU) Bond CHF R
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.35%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.5%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price99.7
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE18A
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