Schroder Strategic Bond Fund Z Accumulation


Buy/Sell Price  (as of 21/11/2017) £0.6601   Day Change :  0.24%     Fund Code:  SZSTA 

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Biography

Paul Grainger, CFA. Portfolio Manager, has been an employee of Schroders since 2014. Prior to joining Schroders, he co-founded the financial technology firm yoyoDATA in 2014. Prior to yoyoDATA, he was a Portfolio Manager at Wellington Management, which he joined in 2006. Paul joined Gartmore in 1999 and is responsible for managing our gilt portfolios. His career began with BZW Securities, selling a wide variety of fixed income products . Paul subsequently moved to BGI, where he was responsible for trading and managing their fixed income index funds. Paul graduated from Exeter University in 1995 with a BA in Economics and European Studies. He has completed CFA levels I and II.

Biography

Gareth Isaac, CFA Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi Sector Global fixed income fund manager, based in London Joined Schroders in 2011 In 2009, following their purchase of SGAM he joined GLC Partners, where he was a fixed income fund manager 2007, he was a senior fixed income manager at Societe Generale Asset Management in Paris 2004, fixed income fund manager at Axa Investment Managers 1998, assistant fund manager, then fixed income manager at Newton Asset Management Prior to this, Gareth worked at Manulife Financial and Midland Security Services BSc, University of Glamorgan Member of the United Kingdom Society of Investment Professionals
Investment HouseSchroder
Fund ProviderSchroder Unit Trusts Limited
ManagerPaul Grainger   Biography
ManagerGareth Isaac   Biography

Fund Objective The Fund aims to provide income and capital growth by investing in fixed and floating rate securities issued by governments, government agencies and companies worldwide. The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in fixed and floating rate securities denominated in sterling (or in other currencies and hedged back into sterling) issued by governments, government agencies, supra-national and corporate issuers worldwide. As the Fund is index-unconstrained it is managed without reference to an index. The Fund may invest up to 40% of its assets in asset backed securities and mortgage backed securities. The Fund may invest up to 50% of its assets in below investment grade securities as measured by Standard & Poors or an equivalent credit rating agency, or in unrated securities. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments, and hold cash. The Fund may use derivatives with the aim of achieving investment gains, reducing risk or managing the Fund more efficiently. The Fund may use leverage and take short positions.

Key Statistics

Fund Status
Fund TypeUNIT TRUST
ISINGB00B7FPS593
12-Month NAV High £0.66
12-Month NAV Low £0.62
Fund Comparative Index -
Morningstar CategoryTMGlobal Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged
Dividend FrequencyTwice Yearly
Distribution Yield2.07%
Underlying Yield2.50%

Annual Charges

Morningstar ratings

 as of  31/10/2017
Overall3 star
3 Years3 star
5 Years3 star
10 YearsN/A

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Growth of £1000 Help

 as of  21/11/2017

Past Performance (%) Help

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Fund versus Morningstar Category

     
1.291.26-2.83-0.111.83
Important Information

The value of the fund and the income from it can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. If your fund invests in overseas markets, changes in currency exchange rates may affect the value of your investment. If your fund invests in small and emerging markets, these can be more volatile than other more developed markets. Past performance is not a guide to future returns.
For funds that invest in bonds, please be aware that the price of bonds is influenced by movements in interest rates, changes in the credit rating of bond issuers, and other factors such as inflation and market dynamics. In general, as interest rates rise the price of a bond will fall. The risk of default is based on the issuer's ability to make interest payments and to repay the loan at maturity. Default risk may therefore vary between different government issuers as well as between different corporate issuers.

 Some of the performance and risk data presented may start before the share class was launched. If so, the data prior to the launch date of the share class is based on the fund or share class that has similar or higher charges, in order to provide an indication of longer term performance and risk. Please refer to the launch date and performance start date in the fund factsheet to determine whether the data has been extended.Past Performance and Risk & Volatility figures are presented in British Pounds Sterling (GBP). Fund returns are calculated on a Nav to Nav or Bid to Bid basis with income reinvested either after tax (for UK-domiciled funds) or gross of tax (for offshore funds). Performance figures include the effect of the OCF/TER. To cover distribution costs a separate service fee is now also charged on most funds, which is not included in the past performance figures. Consequently the past performance of the fund may be less than that shown on the chart due to the effect of the service fee.

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