Fact sheet: Zurich JPM Global Bond Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich JPM Global Bond Pn ZP
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Dirk Frohnertsince 30/09/2008
  • David Tansince 31/05/2009
Underlying fund
JPM Life Global (Ex UK) Bond
Fund objective
The JPMorgan Life Global ex-UK Bond Fund (the ‘Fund’) is a pooled life fund for pension schemes investing primarily in global (ex-UK) investment grade bonds such as government securities, sovereigns, agency bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities either directly or through other funds. Normally the Fund only invests in the JPM Global (ex-UK) Bond Fund, a UK authorised open-ended investment company. The Fund seeks to achieve excess return through duration, market selection, yield curve management, sector rotation, security selection, country allocation and currency exposure. The Fund is well diversified and, under normal circumstances, is fully invested, with cash holdings kept to a minimum.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.7%
1 Year rank in sector
115/132
Sector
PN Global Fixed Interest
Yield
-
Fund size
£8m (£6m 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.
22
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan28.5%
    Eurozone25.4%
    North America18.9%
    Global Emerging Markets17.4%
    Pacific ex-Japan5.7%
  • Government Bonds67.2%
    Investment Grade Corporate Bonds16.2%
    Government Agency Bonds8.3%
    Mortgage & Secured Bonds4.5%
    Fixed Interest2.7%
  • Japanese Fixed Interest28.5%
    Eurozone Fixed Interest25.4%
    North American Fixed Interest18.9%
    Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest17.4%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Fixed Interest5.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2%-3.2%-1.3%3.7%14.8%24.1%
Sector-3.3%-2.2%5.6%12.8%18.2%19.5%
Rank within sector49 / 144107 / 142137 / 141115 / 13281 / 11029 / 91
Quartile2nd4th4th4th3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.7%1.8%8.8%0.5%6.5%
Sector12.7%-0.3%6.1%-3.6%3%
Rank within sector119 / 13231 / 12412 / 11020 / 10516 / 92
Quartile4th1st1st1st1st
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.
2.17
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.
0.43
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.
0.35
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%.
3.21
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.
3.89
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.
-0.26
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.
0.62
Price movement
52 week high181.8
52 week low167.9
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price174.6
Region
1Japan28.5%
2Eurozone25.4%
3North America18.9%
4Global Emerging Markets17.4%
5Pacific ex-Japan5.7%
6UK3.8%
7Sweden0.3%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds67.2%
2Investment Grade Corporate Bonds16.2%
3Government Agency Bonds8.3%
4Mortgage & Secured Bonds4.5%
5Fixed Interest2.7%
6Money Market1.1%
Asset type
1Japanese Fixed Interest28.5%
2Eurozone Fixed Interest25.4%
3North American Fixed Interest18.9%
4Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest17.4%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan Fixed Interest5.7%
6UK Fixed Interest3.8%
7Swedish Fixed Interest0.3%
Individual holdings
1AT&T INC 4.25% BDS 01/06/43 GBP1000005.9%
2JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% BDS 15/08/18 JPY500002.8%
3JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.8% BDS 20/06/22 JPY100002.8%
4CORPORACION ANDINA DE FOMENTO 2.125% NTS 27/09/21 USD10002%
5JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1.9% BDS 20/06/25 JPY500002%
6GOVERNMENT OF ITALY (ITALY) 1.500% 01/06/251.9%
7JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1.6% BDS 20/06/30 JPY1000001.9%
8JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.2% NTS 20/03/19 JPY500001.6%
9JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.4% NTS 20/03/25 JPY1001.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The JPMorgan Life Global ex-UK Bond Fund (the ‘Fund’) is a pooled life fund for pension schemes investing primarily in global (ex-UK) investment grade bonds such as government securities, sovereigns, agency bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities either directly or through other funds. Normally the Fund only invests in the JPM Global (ex-UK) Bond Fund, a UK authorised open-ended investment company. The Fund seeks to achieve excess return through duration, market selection, yield curve management, sector rotation, security selection, country allocation and currency exposure. The Fund is well diversified and, under normal circumstances, is fully invested, with cash holdings kept to a minimum.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Dirk Frohnert30/09/2008Dirk Frohnert is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in London, Dirk is a portfolio manager focusing on government bond strategies. He is part of the Global Rates Strategy Team and works on multi-currency accounts for both segregated clients and pooled funds where he specializes in portfolio construction. An employee since 2005, he holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Kaiserslautern – University of Applied Sciences, an M.Sc. in Banking and Financial Management from Hochschule Liechtenstein and is a CFA charterholder.
David Tan31/05/2009David Tan, managing director, is the head of the Global Rates team in the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. In this role, he also serves as the lead portfolio manager in the International Fixed Income Group, managing government bond portfolios for institutional clients, in particular Central Banks and Sovereign Wealth Funds, as well as our range of Government Bond Funds. An employee since 1997, he previously worked in the Singapore office. David has also worked for six years at the UK Treasury as an economic adviser in the Debt and Reserves Management Division. Before this, David worked in the fixed income markets with Morgan Guaranty Trust in Singapore. David obtained an M.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge and an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich JPM Global Bond Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price153.9
Offer price153.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZ288
Zurich JPM Global Bond Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price174.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZL23
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