Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 118.29 Offer Price GBX 119.46
Mid Price - Day Change GBX -0.54 (-0.45%)
Price Date 18 Jan 2019 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.00 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 01 October 2018 Dividend Frequency Quarterly
Sector Sterling Corporate Bond Fund Size 362,983,173.39
Launch Date 01/10/1999 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.02% Annual Management Charge 0.00%
ISIN GB009A1WJYN4 Sedol 9305836

Fund Objective

The Fund will seek to outperform the iBoxx Sterling Non-Gilts Over 10 Year Bond Index. This objective is to be treated as a target only and not as an assurance or guarantee of performance of the Fund. In order to achieve its investment objective, the Fund will invest mainly in sterling denominated investment grade non-government bonds, but other sterling denominated fixed income securities, gilts, money market instruments and cash may be acquired.

Fund Managers

Simon Blundell
Simon Blundell, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio Team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income.Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Blundell was Head of Institutional Credit Portfolio Management at Aviva Investors where he oversaw £9 billion in assets across Euro, Sterling, and Global credit and aggregate products. Prior to joining Aviva in 2009, Mr. Blundell spent 10 years at ABN AMRO Asset Management (later acquired by Fortis Investments where he stayed on for a year), most recently as head of credit. He previously held positions at HSBC Asset Management and Morgan Grenfell Asset Management. He began his investment career in 1994.