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

6.38 %

1 Year rank in sector

79/299

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.5 b

FE Risk score

25

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    50.8%
  • UK
    12.9%
  • France
    5.35%
  • Germany
    4.91%
  • Switzerland
    4.61%
  • Industrials
    46.16%
  • Financials
    37.95%
  • Utilities
    8.34%
  • Government Bonds
    2.53%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    1.89%
  • US Fixed Interest
    50.8%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    12.9%
  • French Fixed Interest
    5.35%
  • German Fixed Interest
    4.91%
  • Swiss Fixed Interest
    4.61%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.21 %2.68 %6.38 %10.61 %20.58 %
Sector0.3 %1.5 %4.24 %6.54 %9.53 %
Rank within sector175 / 34067 / 32479 / 29949 / 24025 / 175
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.74 %4.85 %-1.16 %7.83 %0.76 %
Sector3.66 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %-1.56 %
Rank within sector88 / 30795 / 274136 / 24248 / 20654 / 181
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.09
Beta1.17
Sharpe-
Volatility3.31
Tracking error1.25
Information ratio1.13
R-Squared0.87

Price movement

52 week high14.24
52 week low13.28
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.18

Holdings by region

  • 50.8% USA
  • 12.9% UK
  • 5.35% France
  • 4.91% Germany
  • 4.61% Switzerland
  • 4.44% Spain
  • 3.82% Italy
  • 2.93% Netherlands
  • 2.04% Belgium
  • 0.98% Sweden

Holdings by sector

  • 46.16% Industrials
  • 37.95% Financials
  • 8.34% Utilities
  • 2.53% Government Bonds
  • 1.89% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 1.49% Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)
  • 0.94% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.33% Money Market
  • 0.31% Fixed Interest
  • 0.06% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 50.8% US Fixed Interest
  • 12.9% UK Fixed Interest
  • 5.35% French Fixed Interest
  • 4.91% German Fixed Interest
  • 4.61% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 4.44% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 3.82% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 2.93% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.04% Belgian Fixed Interest
  • 0.98% Swedish Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.49% ISHARES PLC ISHARES $ CORP BOND UCITS ETF USD DIST
  • 1.49% ISHARES PLC ISHARES $ CORP BOND UCITS ETF USD DIST
  • 0.79% TELECOM ITALIA SPA(NEW) 3% MTN 30/09/25 EUR100000
  • 0.74% SEMPRA ENERGY 1.80861 03/15/2021
  • 0.73% ENEL FINANCE INTL NV 3.625% BDS 25/05/27 USD200000
  • 0.7% CAIXABANK SA 2.75% BDS 14/07/28 EUR100000
  • 0.63% ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA 3.3% BDS 01/02/23 USD1000
  • 0.61% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC 2.907% BDS 07/11/23 USD200000
  • 0.58% AT&T INC 5.25% BDS 01/03/37 USD2000
  • 0.55% ALLERGAN FUNDING SCS 1.25 06/01/2024