Fact sheet: Wells Fargo WW Gbl Opp Bd

Fund information
Fund name
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond I USD
Fund manager company
Wells Fargo Asset Management L
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Michael Leesince 29/06/2012
  • Peter Wilsonsince 29/06/2012
  • Anthony Norrissince 29/06/2012
  • Christopher Wightmansince 29/06/2012
  • Alex Perrinsince 29/06/2012
Fund objective
The Global Opportunity Bond Fund seeks total return, consisting of a high level of current income and capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Bond
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
1.8%
1 Year rank in sector
197/303
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
Yield
-
Fund size
£69m (£144m 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.
25
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • International98.4%
    Money Market1.7%
  • Government Bonds68.4%
    Investment Grade Corporate Bonds15.9%
    Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities7%
    High Yield Bond3.9%
    Government Agency Bonds3.3%
  • Global Fixed Interest98.4%
    Money Market1.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.7%1.5%3.2%1.8%6.2%-
Sector0.4%1%2.8%4.1%5.5%12.6%
Rank within sector105 / 335116 / 333136 / 317197 / 303111 / 251-
Quartile2nd2nd2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.8%1.6%-1.5%7.7%-3.4%
Sector2.1%4.6%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%
Rank within sector124 / 324218 / 295161 / 26950 / 234144 / 206
Quartile2nd3rd3rd1st3rd
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.
0.15
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.
1.06
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%.
3.78
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.
2.37
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.
0.1
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.
0.61
Price movement
52 week high113.23
52 week low107.53
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price111.43
Region
1International98.35%
2Money Market1.65%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds68.43%
2Investment Grade Corporate Bonds15.86%
3Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities6.97%
4High Yield Bond3.92%
5Government Agency Bonds3.25%
6Money Market1.57%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest98.35%
2Money Market1.65%
Individual holdings
1U.S. TREASURIES30.5%
2GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA4.8%
3NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT3.63%
4GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA3.23%
5GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO2.92%
6GOVERNMENT OF POLAND2.77%
Management
Fund manager group
Wells Fargo
Fund manager company
Wells Fargo Asset Management L
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Global Opportunity Bond Fund seeks total return, consisting of a high level of current income and capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Bond
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Michael Lee29/06/2012Senior Portfolio Manager, First International Advisors. Michael Lee is a senior portfolio manager with the First International Advisors team at Wells Capital Management. Mike is one of five senior members of the investment team that forms the Senior Strategy Team. His responsibilities include the day-to-day management and implementation of portfolio strategies. He joined WellsCap from Evergreen Investments, where he served in a similar role since 1992. Prior to this, he worked at Northern Trust Co. Earlier, he held investment positions at JPMorgan Chase and National Westminster Bank. Michael began his investment industry career in 1982. He is a member of the U.K. Society of Investment Professionals.
Peter Wilson29/06/2012Peter Wilson is a senior portfolio manager with the First International Advisors team at Wells Capital Management. Peter is one of four senior members of the investment team that forms the Investment Strategy Committee. His additional responsibilities include client servicing and communicating investment philosophy and strategies. He joined WellsCap from Evergreen Investments, where he served in a similar role since 1989. Previously, he served as treasurer and portfolio manager for Axe-Houghton, vice president at Bankers Trust in London and New York, and portfolio manager at Merchant Bankers Kleinwort Benson Ltd. Peter began his investment industry career in 1978 at international stockbrokers James Capel & Co. He was educated in Canada, Hong Kong, and England.
Anthony Norris29/06/2012Tony Norris is a senior portfolio manager with the First International Advisors team at Wells Capital Management. His responsibilities include developing investment strategies using computer-based qualitative and technical analysis systems, integrating their output with fundamental research and strategy optimization systems, and monitoring the results within particular investment risk guidelines. He joined WellsCap from Evergreen Investments, where he served in a similar role since 1990. Previously, he spent several years in banking, with particular emphasis on foreign exchange. Tony served in senior executive positions at Reserve Asset Managers and Gillett Brothers Fund Management. He began his investment industry career in 1966 at Wallace Brothers Bank. He is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and is an associate of the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Christopher Wightman29/06/2012Chris Wightman is a senior portfolio manager with the First International Advisors team at Wells Capital Management. Chris is one of five senior members of the investment team that forms the Senior Strategy Team. His responsibilities include macro-portfolio allocation, portfolio positioning, and risk management. He joined First International Advisors in 2011 from JP Morgan Chase, where he served as a senior investment manager specializing in global fixed income strategies. Earlier, Chris served as a senior fixed income trader at Fidelity International. He began his investment industry career in 1997 as a graduate analyst at Morgan Stanley. Chris earned a B.A. (Hons) in business studies at Staffordshire University (UK).
Alex Perrin29/06/2012Mr. Perrin has been with Wells Capital Management or one of its predecessor firms since 1992. He is currently the director of research and senior portfolio manager with London-based First International Advisors, where he is one of five senior members of the international fixed-income team that forms the Investment Strategy Committee. His responsibilities include the day-to-day analysis and review of the firm’s portfolio strategies. Mr. Perrin has been working in the investment management field since 1992. He is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and is also an associate member of the U.K. Society of Investment Professionals. He received a B.S. in mathematics and computer science from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond A Hedged EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price83.04
CurrencyEUR
Price updated25/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG6FW
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond A USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price108.75
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG6FU
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond I Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price82.72
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG6FY
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond I Hedged GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price68.56
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG6FZ
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond I Hedged NOK
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price688.37
CurrencyNOK
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFB3Y
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond I USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price111.43
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG6FV
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond Z GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price69.11
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3BK
Wells Fargo Worldwide Global Opportunity Bond Z USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price110.85
CurrencyUSD
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3BJ
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