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

5.5 %

1 Year rank in sector

104/306

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.6 b

FE Risk score

26

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    50.44%
  • UK
    13.05%
  • Germany
    4.79%
  • Switzerland
    4.79%
  • France
    4.42%
  • Industrials
    49.85%
  • Financials
    32.63%
  • Utilities
    8%
  • Government Bonds
    3.18%
  • Money Market
    2.92%
  • US Fixed Interest
    50.44%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    13.05%
  • German Fixed Interest
    4.79%
  • Swiss Fixed Interest
    4.79%
  • French Fixed Interest
    4.42%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.21 %1.5 %5.5 %8.73 %19.33 %
Sector0.14 %1.04 %3.56 %5.99 %8.78 %
Rank within sector242 / 341126 / 327104 / 30662 / 24023 / 183
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund-0.21 %6.11 %4.85 %-1.16 %7.83 %
Sector0.15 %3.67 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %
Rank within sector228 / 34188 / 30295 / 269132 / 23947 / 207
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.64
Beta1.18
Sharpe-0
Volatility3.32
Tracking error1.26
Information ratio0.81
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high14.25
52 week low13.41
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.2

Holdings by region

  • 50.44% USA
  • 13.05% UK
  • 4.79% Germany
  • 4.79% Switzerland
  • 4.42% France
  • 3.32% Spain
  • 2.92% Money Market
  • 2.71% Netherlands
  • 2.6% Italy
  • 1.66% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 49.85% Industrials
  • 32.63% Financials
  • 8% Utilities
  • 3.18% Government Bonds
  • 2.92% Money Market
  • 1.71% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 1% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.64% Fixed Interest
  • 0.06% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 50.44% US Fixed Interest
  • 13.05% UK Fixed Interest
  • 4.79% German Fixed Interest
  • 4.79% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 4.42% French Fixed Interest
  • 3.32% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 2.92% Money Market
  • 2.71% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.6% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 1.66% Belgian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 0.8% TELECOM ITALIA SPA(NEW) 3% MTN 30/09/25 EUR100000
  • 0.75% SEMPRA ENERGY 2.03849 03/15/2021
  • 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
  • 0.6% AT&T INC 5.25% BDS 01/03/37 USD2000
  • 0.58% SES SA REGS 4.625 12/31/2049
  • 0.54% EUROPEAN FINANCIAL STABILITY FACIL MTN RegS 0.875 07/26/2027
  • 0.54% GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL CO INC 3.15 06/30/2022
  • 0.53% BARCLAYS PLC MTN REGS 2 02/07/2028
  • 0.52% BANK OF AMERICA CORP MTN 3.593 07/21/2028