The fund aims to achieve a high income return together with capital growth by investing in fixed income securities including corporate bonds, preferences shares and convertibles. The fund will invest primarily in UK based securities but may extend to any economic sector or geographic area. Benchmark changed 3rd January 2012, previously the Merrill Lynch Gilt 5-15 Years. There has been no change to the investment objective or strategy.
Fund overview and performance target
Fund manager Alex Smitten invests in predominantly investment grade corporate bonds. The fund aims to outperform the benchmark, BofA Merrill Lynch Sterling Non-Gilt index over the medium term. There is no guarantee that this target will be achieved.
|Manager(s) start date
||6th June 2008
||11th August 1995
||IMA £ Corporate Bond
||BofA Merrill Lynch Sterling Non-Gilt
|Dividend pay dates
||28th Feb | 31st May | 31st Aug | 30th Nov
||UK OEIC sub-fund
|Type of share
||Income & Accumulation
||A Inc & Acc
X Inc & Acc