Fact sheet: Aberdeen Strategic Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Aberdeen Strategic Bond I Acc
Fund company manager
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Pan European Credit Team
since 11/09/2015
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide a combination of income and capital growth by investing predominantly in global Debt and debt-related securities denominated in (or hedged back to) Sterling. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, including Debt and debt-related securities denominated in any currency, as well as money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, and units in collective investment schemes (including other funds managed by the Investment Adviser or its affiliates). The Fund may use financial derivatives instruments for investment purposes and/or efficient portfolio management. The Fund may use derivative instruments to create short and/or long positions.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

8.08 %

1 Year rank in sector

44/82

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

3.3

Fund size

£ 118.6 m

FE Risk score

23

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    78.5133%
  • France
    8.4915%
  • Netherlands
    6.684%
  • Australia
    5.3342%
  • Italy
    3.548%
  • Financials
    39.9365%
  • Industrials
    37.2322%
  • Utilities
    5.894%
  • Government Bonds
    4.3614%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    4.0967%
  • UK Corporate Fixed Interest
    43.1842%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    26.0342%
  • French Corporate Fixed Interest
    8.4915%
  • US Corporate Fixed Interest
    6.8511%
  • Dutch Corporate Fixed Interest
    6.684%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.02 %5.08 %8.08 %11.36 %34.86 %
Sector1 %4.86 %8.1 %14 %31.5 %
Rank within sector31 / 8338 / 8344 / 8252 / 7326 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.73 %5.9 %0.56 %4.74 %5.06 %
Sector3.3 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector28 / 8349 / 7725 / 7349 / 7221 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.21
Beta1.12
Sharpe-
Volatility4.17
Tracking error1.67
Information ratio-0.44
R-Squared0.85

Price movement

52 week high151.45
52 week low139.22
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price151.45

Holdings by region

  • 78.5133% UK
  • 8.4915% France
  • 6.684% Netherlands
  • 5.3342% Australia
  • 3.548% Italy
  • 3.475% Luxembourg
  • 2.9267% Ireland
  • 2.5728% Switzerland
  • 2.0422% Canada
  • 1.4065% India

Holdings by sector

  • 39.9365% Financials
  • 37.2322% Industrials
  • 5.894% Utilities
  • 4.3614% Government Bonds
  • 4.0967% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 3.2844% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 3.2482% Others
  • 2.1587% Property Shares
  • -0.2125% Derivatives

Holdings by asset type

  • 43.1842% UK Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 26.0342% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 8.4915% French Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 6.8511% US Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 6.684% Dutch Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 5.5075% Money Market
  • 4.8035% Australian Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 3.475% Luxembourg Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 2.9267% Irish Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 2.5957% Italian Corporate Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% ESB FINANCE DAC 6.5% BDS 05/03/20 GBP1000
  • 2.3% HBOS CAP FUNDING 6.461%
  • 1.9% LLOYDS BANK 13% VAR PERP
  • 1.8% E.ON INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 6.375% EUR MED TRM NTS 7/6/32 GBP1000
  • 1.6% GATWICK FUNDING 6.125% 02/03/26
  • 1.5% AXA 6.6862% FRN PERP
  • 1.4% JAGUAR LAND ROVER PLC 5% BDS 15/02/22 GBP1000144A
  • 1.4% PRUDENTIAL 8.5% PERP
  • 1.4% SOCIETE GENERALE 8.875%
  • 1.3% CHORUS LTD 6.75% MTN 06/04/20 GBP1000