Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 232.10 Day Change GBX -0.10 (-0.04%)
Price Date 13 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 5.50 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.63 Fund Size 190,865,972.26
Launch Date 16/08/1999 Standard Initial Charge (%) 3.50
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.63
ISIN GB0031643900 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

To give either an income or growth (when income is kept within the fund). To do so by investing predominantly in corporate bonds and other fixed interest securities issued by companies and governments operating in the USA, the UK and Europe. The majority of the fund will be in non-investment grade bonds with a higher than average risk.Non-investment grade bonds have not been awarded the minimum rating required to meet the investment grade rating. Therefore they are considered higher risk than bonds with a higher credit rating. Credit ratings indicate the likelihood that an issuer will be able to make their payments.

Fund Managers

Greg Hopper
Greg Hopper is a Senior Portfolio Manager and head of the Global High Yield strategy on the North American Fixed Income team. Greg began his investment career at Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1985 before joining Mitchell Hutchins Institutional Investors and then Bankers Trust. In 2000, following the acquisition of Bankers Trust by Deutsche Bank, he joined Harris Investment Management, where he launched their High Yield bond product and then Zurich Scudder Investments, where he was responsible for all institutional high yield bond portfolios. After Deutsche Bank acquired Zurich Scudder in 2002, Greg moved to Artio Global Investors, launching the Global High Income strategy that Aberdeen added to their offerings following their acquisition of Artio in 2013. Greg graduated with a BA in economics from Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin and an MBA from Columbia University.
Global High Yield Team