Fact sheet: Swisscanto (LU) Bond Intl

Fund information
Fund name
Swisscanto (LU) Bond International A
Fund manager company
Swisscanto
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Andrew Andersonsince 01/01/2001
  • Halvor Woodsince 12/10/1997
Fund objective
The investment objective is to generate an adequate return on a long-term basis by investing, irrespective of currencies, in bonds worldwide.
Benchmark
  • JP Morgan GBI Global - Total Return Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
0.5%
1 Year rank in sector
237/296
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
Yield
-
Fund size
£172m
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
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Capital Group GHIOL32.5%
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HSBC GIF Gbl AsBk Bd24.3%
Russell Gbl Bd24.3%
Morg Stnly Gbl Mrtg Securts23.5%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA36.9%
    Germany11.1%
    France10.9%
    Luxembourg9%
    Japan7.3%
  • Government Bonds79.7%
    Fixed Interest10%
    Mortgage & Secured Bonds3.2%
    Government Agency Bonds2.8%
    Financials1.6%
  • US Fixed Interest36.9%
    German Fixed Interest11.1%
    French Fixed Interest10.9%
    Luxembourg Fixed Interest9%
    Japanese Fixed Interest7.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.7%-4.3%-1.9%0.5%8.9%2.5%
Sector-1.9%-2.1%0.9%2.9%5.6%14.2%
Rank within sector154 / 315253 / 313253 / 308237 / 29687 / 236127 / 169
Quartile2nd4th4th4th2nd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.1%-3.2%12.4%-9.4%-2.1%
Sector3.9%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%8.2%
Rank within sector151 / 300202 / 27619 / 237199 / 206171 / 171
Quartile3rd3rd1st4th4th
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.
3.48
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.
-0.11
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%.
7.56
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.
8.03
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.
0.07
Price movement
52 week high85.29
52 week low78.06
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price80.63
Region
1USA36.9%
2Germany11.1%
3France10.9%
4Luxembourg9%
5Japan7.3%
6UK7.3%
7Canada4.7%
8Finland2.9%
9Australia2.3%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds79.7%
2Fixed Interest10%
3Mortgage & Secured Bonds3.2%
4Government Agency Bonds2.8%
5Financials1.6%
6Consumer Staples1.4%
7Others1.2%
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest36.9%
2German Fixed Interest11.1%
3French Fixed Interest10.9%
4Luxembourg Fixed Interest9%
5Japanese Fixed Interest7.3%
6UK Fixed Interest7.3%
7Canadian Fixed Interest4.7%
8Finnish Fixed Interest2.9%
9Australian Fixed Interest2.3%
Individual holdings
1EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 2.15% SNR NTS 18/01/27 JPY1000006%
2UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 4.375% BDS 15/05/41 USD10004.7%
3UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1.875% BDS 31/07/20 USD10004%
4FRANCE(GOVT OF) 5.5% BDS 25/4/2029 EUR13.1%
5UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 4.375% BDS 15/05/40 USD10003.1%
6CANADA(GOVT OF) 4% BDS 01/06/41 CAD10002.8%
7FINLAND(REPUBLIC OF) 1.5% BDS 15/04/23 EUR1000144A2.8%
8FRANCE(GOVT OF) 3.5% BDS 25/04/26 EUR12.7%
9UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 2% TB 15/05/22 USD1002.4%
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 on a long-term basis by investing, irrespective of currencies, in bonds worldwide.
Benchmark
  • JP Morgan GBI Global - Total Return Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Anderson01/01/2001Andrew 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.
Halvor Wood12/10/1997Halvor Wood (1976) is a Manager and as Portfolio Manager responsible for the Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest GBP, CAD and AUD funds, Swisscanto (CH) Institutional Bond Fund - TOP Nebenmaerkte and the Swisscanto (LU) Money Market AUD fund. Before Halvor overtook portfolio management responsibilities, he worked at Swisscanto for four years as Portfolio Administrator. He is a General Registered Representative of the FSA and an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (ACSI). He holds a STA Diploma in Technical Analysis and is a STA Member. In 2010 he received the UKSIP Certificate in Investment Management (IMC).
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Offshore
Swisscanto (LU) Bond International A
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price80.63
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS341
Swisscanto (LU) Bond International B
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price110.32
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeS938
Swisscanto (LU) Bond International P
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.28%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.36%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price110.13
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBMJO
Swisscanto (LU) Bond International R
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.47%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.64%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.56
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE45X
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