Fact sheet: F&C European High Yield Bond

Fund information

Fund name
F&C European High Yield Bond A EUR
Fund company manager
F&C Lux (BMO Global Asset Mana
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Chris Brils
since 14/08/2000
Fund objective
The Portfolio seeks to achieve an above average rate of return over the long term, measured in Euro, through investing principally in lower rated and unrated fixed income, floating rate and other debt securities issued predominantly by European companies, including preference shares, equity linked debt securities (such as convertibles) and securitised debt.
Benchmark
ML Euro currency HY, BB-B Constrained Index ex Subordinated Financials
Investment style
High Yield
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

6.39 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/27

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 10.5 m

FE Risk score

75

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe
    98.1%
  • Money Market
    1.9%
  • Telecommunications
    15%
  • Basic Industries
    14.5%
  • Cyclical Consumer Goods
    14.4%
  • Cyclical Services
    10.6%
  • Capital Goods
    8.9%
  • European Fixed Interest
    98.1%
  • Money Market
    1.9%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.15 %3.23 %6.47 %15.4 %43.64 %
Sector0.07 %2.33 %4.43 %9.82 %26.26 %
Rank within sector19 / 2710 / 2714 / 276 / 218 / 16
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.84 %8.37 %2.49 %4.81 %8.26 %
Sector2.59 %5.13 %1.14 %5.17 %4.22 %
Rank within sector11 / 278 / 269 / 2310 / 1910 / 18
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.07
Beta1.53
Sharpe0.24
Volatility4.67
Tracking error2.55
Information ratio0.59
R-Squared0.8

Price movement

52 week high13.47
52 week low12.98
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.43

Holdings by region

  • 98.1% Europe
  • 1.9% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 15% Telecommunications
  • 14.5% Basic Industries
  • 14.4% Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 10.6% Cyclical Services
  • 8.9% Capital Goods
  • 8.6% Others
  • 7.4% Media
  • 6.6% Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 6.3% Utilities
  • 3.3% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.1% European Fixed Interest
  • 1.9% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% FIAT FIN & TRADE 4.75% 15 JUL 2022
  • 2.3% PETROLEO BRASILEIRO 6.25% 14 DEC 2026
  • 2.3% SOLVAY FINANCE 5.869% 03 JUN 2029
  • 2.1% AALLN 3.25% 03 APR 2023
  • 2.1% CASINO GUICHARD-PERRACHON 3.248% MTN 07/03/24 EUR100000
  • 2.1% CEMEX FINANCE LLC 4.625% BDS 15/06/24 USD1000
  • 2% CROWN EURO HLDGS SA 3.375% BDS 15/05/25 EUR100000
  • 2% SCHAEFFLER VERWALTUNG ZW 3.75% BDS 15/09/26 EUR100000
  • 1.9% REXEL 2.625% MTN 15/06/24 EUR100000
  • 1.7% VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC 5% BDS 15/04/27 GBP1000