GIS Global Bond Ex-US Fund

ISIN: IE00B2R34X65

Updated 17 December 2018

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  • DAILY NAV (USD)
    15.41
  • DAILY YTD RETURN
    1.54%
  • TOTAL NET ASSETS (USD)
    986 MM
    (as of 30/11/2018)
  • TOTAL NET ASSETS (USD)
    986 MM
    (as of 30/11/2018)
  • CLASS
    Fixed Income
  • CLASS INCEPTION DATE
    30/04/2008
  • CLASS
    Fixed Income
  • CLASS INCEPTION DATE
    30/04/2008

Objective

The investment objective of the Global Bond Ex-US Fund is to seek to maximise total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management.

Overview

Fund Description

The Global Bond Ex-US Fund is a diverse actively managed portfolio of global fixed-income securities. The fund invests primarily in investment grade bonds denominated in major world currencies. The average duration of the fund will normally vary within +/- 3 years of the benchmark. The non-US dollar exposure is limited to 20% of total assets.

Investor Benefits

This fund offers efficient exposure to a sector that can be difficult to access directly and potential for enhanced returns through diversification.

The Fund Advantage

The fund captures the returns of global bonds but limits volatility by limiting currency exposure as it seeks to outperform its benchmark.

PRIMARY BENCHMARK

Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex‑USD (USD Hedged) Index

PRIMARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD (USD Hedged) Index provides a broad-based measure of the global investment-grade fixed income markets. The three major components of this index are the US Aggregate, the Pan-European Aggregate, and the Asian-Pacific Aggregate indices. The index also includes Eurodollar and Euro-Yen corporate bonds, Canadian government, agency and corporate securities, and USD investment grade 144A securities.

DIVIDEND FREQUENCY

SHARE CLASS INCEPTION

30/04/2008

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BASE CURRENCY

ISIN

IE00B2R34X65

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VAG Compliance

Traspasable

Yes

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Managers

Andrew Balls

CIO Global Fixed Income

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Sachin Gupta

Head of Global Portfolio Management Desk

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Lorenzo Pagani

Head of European Government Bond Portfolio Management

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Yields & Distributions