Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund Institutional Acc

It has a higher income target than other bond funds and has a very good performance record. The fund excludes investments in companies that are involved with: mining, arms, gambling, pornography, animal testing, nuclear power, alcohol or tobacco. All its investments must have at least one positive environmental, social or corporate governance quality.

Name
Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund Institutional Acc
Manager
Rathbone Unit Trust Management Limited
Type
Unit Trust
ISIN
GB00B77DQT14
Sector
£ Corporate Bond
Launched
01/03/2012
OCF
0.67 %
Risk Rating
2
3 Year Sharpe
1.40
3 Year Alpha
3.37
Yield
3.9 %
Benchmark
Markit iBoxx GBP NonGilts TR
The objective of the fund is to provide a regular, above average income through investing in a range of bonds and bond market instruments that meet a strict criteria ethically and fnancially
Holding %
Rothesay Life PLC 8% 1.86 %
RL Finance Bonds No. 3 plc 6.12% 1.82 %
HSBC Capital Funding (Sterling 1) L.P. 5.84% 1.77 %
Bank of Scotland Plc 7.28% 1.77 %
Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A. 6.91% 1.72 %
BPCE SA 5.25% 1.71 %
AXA 5.45% 1.70 %
HBOS Sterling Finance (Jersey) 7.88% 1.61 %
Lloyds Bank plc 13% 1.60 %
RSA Insurance Group Plc 5.12% 1.59 %
Region %
United Kingdom 100.00 %
Sector %
Financial Services 100.00 %
Name
Rathbone Unit Trust Management Limited
Address
W1J 5FB, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Unit Trust

Managers

Bryn Jones
Joined 11/01/2004

Bryn is the Head of Fixed Income for Rathbones, and is lead manager on the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund, the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund and manager of intuitional mandates. He joined Rathbones in November 2004 from Merrill Lynch, where he managed $2 billion of fixed income assets. Bryn is a member of the Rathbone Strategic Asset Allocation Committee, Non-Executive Chairman of Rathbones' Fixed Income Committee, and an adviser to the Rathbone Banking Committee. He is a WMA representative for the HMT DMO’s (Her Majesty’s Treasury - Debt Management Office) Gilt market consultation process. He has been a guest speaker at the Euromoney Bond Conference in London, and at the Euromoney Bank Capital Conference in Amsterdam. Bryn appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He also sits on the IA Fixed Income Committee. Bryn graduated from Birmingham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography in 1995. Bryn’s Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund was awarded Best Sterling Corporate Bond Fund at the Morningstar UK Fund Awards 2014; Best SRI Bond Fund at the Money Observer 2015 Fund Awards; the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund is also a top performer in the Bond Pound Sterling – Corporates sector over 3 and 5 years in the UK (Lipper Fund Award 2015) and was ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2015 Moneywise Awards. In 2018 the Ethical bond fund won the prestigious Judge’s Choice fixed Income fund award at the Investment Week awards. His Rathbone Strategic Bond fund was voted best Multi-Asset Fixed Income Strategy at the Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards 2015.

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