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
Calum Smith
since 19/10/2007
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

2.26 %

1 Year rank in sector

127/305

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.5 b

FE Risk score

24

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    48.46%
  • UK
    10.38%
  • France
    7.22%
  • Germany
    6.49%
  • Switzerland
    4.5%
  • Industrials
    47.44%
  • Financials
    38.48%
  • Utilities
    8.41%
  • Government Bonds
    2.41%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    1.92%
  • US Fixed Interest
    48.46%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    10.38%
  • French Fixed Interest
    7.22%
  • German Fixed Interest
    6.49%
  • Swiss Fixed Interest
    4.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.65 %4.16 %2.33 %10.3 %23.07 %
Sector0.21 %2.66 %2.29 %5.56 %11.08 %
Rank within sector101 / 338101 / 327127 / 30559 / 26225 / 187
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.62 %4.85 %-1.16 %7.83 %0.76 %
Sector2.99 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %-1.56 %
Rank within sector95 / 323101 / 291139 / 26647 / 23157 / 204
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.12
Beta1.16
Sharpe-0
Volatility3.37
Tracking error1.23
Information ratio1.12
R-Squared0.89

Price movement

52 week high14.03
52 week low13.28
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.03

Holdings by region

  • 48.46% USA
  • 10.38% UK
  • 7.22% France
  • 6.49% Germany
  • 4.5% Switzerland
  • 4.22% Italy
  • 3.9% Spain
  • 3.07% Netherlands
  • 2.52% Belgium
  • 2.11% Sweden

Holdings by sector

  • 47.44% Industrials
  • 38.48% Financials
  • 8.41% Utilities
  • 2.41% Government Bonds
  • 1.92% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 0.87% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.41% Money Market
  • 0.06% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 48.46% US Fixed Interest
  • 10.38% UK Fixed Interest
  • 7.22% French Fixed Interest
  • 6.49% German Fixed Interest
  • 4.5% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 4.22% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 3.9% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 3.07% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.52% Belgian Fixed Interest
  • 2.11% Swedish Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 0.99% CAIXABANK SA 1.125% NTS 17/05/24 EUR100000
  • 0.68% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.771 03/09/2021
  • 0.64% ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA 3.3% BDS 01/02/23 USD1000
  • 0.61% ABN AMRO BANK NV REGS 4.4 03/27/2028
  • 0.6% SES SA REGS 4.625 12/31/2049
  • 0.57% ALTAREA SCA REGS 2.5 07/05/2024
  • 0.54% AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CORP 1.875% MTN 03/05/19 USD2000
  • 0.54% GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL CO INC 3.15 06/30/2022
  • 0.54% SOCIETE GENERALE SA MTN REGS 0.469 05/22/2024
  • 0.54% VOLKSWAGEN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3.875% 31/12/49