Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 65.07 Day Change GBX -0.80 (-1.21%)
Price Date 19 Aug 2019 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.64 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 01 March 2019 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Gilts Fund Size 36,600,000.00
Launch Date 01/05/1986 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.55% Annual Management Charge 0.40%

Fund Objective

The fund aims to provide income by investing in mainly UK Government securities. The fund is actively managed by our investment teams who may also invest a proportion of assets in other bonds (e.g. government backed securities, overseas government bonds, index-linked gilts, corporate bonds and floating rate notes (FRNs) and/ or money market instruments) in order to take advantage of opportunities they have identified.

Fund Managers

Philip Laing
Philip joined Standard Life Investments in 2001 and has over 20 years’ investment experience. He is responsible for co-ordinating the management of the government bonds team with specific portfolio responsibilities covering institutional pooled bond portfolios, segregated bond mandates and Standard Life Group portfolios. He also manages aggregate bond portfolios with additional input into the global absolute returns process. Philip is heavily involved in the further development of our government bonds team process and marketing our capabilities to consultants and third party clients.
Liam O'Donnell
Prior to joining Standard Life Investments in 2010, Liam worked as a research analyst at Abbey Capital. Liam is a CFA Charterholder and has nine years’ industry experience.