Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Gbl Corp Bd

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Global Corporate Bond D2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Andreas Doerrenhaus
since 17/03/2017
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income (FI) securities. These include bonds and money market instruments. At least 70% of the Fund’s total assets will be issued by companies and will be investment grade at the time of purchase.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

3.43 %

1 Year rank in sector

83/308

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.5 b

FE Risk score

23

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    48.48%
  • UK
    11.31%
  • France
    5.55%
  • Germany
    5.05%
  • Switzerland
    4.53%
  • Industrials
    46.76%
  • Financials
    34.91%
  • Utilities
    7.58%
  • Money Market
    3.42%
  • Government Bonds
    2.98%
  • US Fixed Interest
    48.48%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    11.31%
  • French Fixed Interest
    5.55%
  • German Fixed Interest
    5.05%
  • Swiss Fixed Interest
    4.53%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.64 %3.58 %3.43 %10.26 %20.89 %
Sector0.15 %1.7 %1.9 %6.27 %9.28 %
Rank within sector69 / 34563 / 33183 / 30851 / 25223 / 188
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.74 %4.85 %-1.16 %7.83 %0.76 %
Sector3.52 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %-1.56 %
Rank within sector81 / 31797 / 285137 / 25646 / 21959 / 196
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.02
Beta1.17
Sharpe-
Volatility3.3
Tracking error1.23
Information ratio1.09
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high14.18
52 week low13.28
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.18

Holdings by region

  • 48.48% USA
  • 11.31% UK
  • 5.55% France
  • 5.05% Germany
  • 4.53% Switzerland
  • 4.1% Italy
  • 3.98% Spain
  • 3.42% Money Market
  • 3.15% Netherlands
  • 2.1% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 46.76% Industrials
  • 34.91% Financials
  • 7.58% Utilities
  • 3.42% Money Market
  • 2.98% Government Bonds
  • 1.95% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 1.53% Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)
  • 0.5% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.31% Fixed Interest
  • 0.06% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 48.48% US Fixed Interest
  • 11.31% UK Fixed Interest
  • 5.55% French Fixed Interest
  • 5.05% German Fixed Interest
  • 4.53% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 4.1% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 3.98% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 3.42% Money Market
  • 3.15% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.1% Belgian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

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  • 0.72% CAIXABANK SA 2.75% BDS 14/07/28 EUR100000
  • 0.65% ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA 3.3% BDS 01/02/23 USD1000
  • 0.63% SES SA REGS 4.625 12/31/2049
  • 0.6% AT&T INC 5.25% BDS 01/03/37 USD2000
  • 0.57% SOCIETE GENERALE SA MTN REGS 0.471 05/22/2024
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