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Fixed Income

BlackRock Absolute Return Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-0.37 2.07 2.85 -0.45 0.81
Benchmark (%) Index: LIBOR 3 Month (GBP)<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of Sep 30, 2019

0.57 0.55 0.33 0.62 0.83
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 11, 2019 GBP 2,685.454
Price Yield as of Jan 24, 2018 1.94
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Sep 30, 2011
Share Class Inception Date Sep 30, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index LIBOR 3 Month (GBP)
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B618DS31
Bloomberg Ticker BRARBDA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B618DS3
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker 3MSTLLIBOR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 100
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 0.06
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 0.05
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2019 -4.776

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES EURO CORP BD EX-FIN -5YR U 2.87
ISH EUR HY CRP BND ETF EUR DIST 2.78
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 07/01/2024 2.08
ISH CORE EUR CORP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.92
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 1.80
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.53
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.875 01/15/2029 1.40
UNITED KINGDOM (GOVERNMENT OF) 0.125 08/10/2028 1.14
AT&T INC 144A 0 11/27/2022 0.98
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.29 05/23/2029 0.76
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
D Accumulating 1.12 GB00B618DS31 -
X Accumulating 1.17 GB00B66YXP33 -
Class P Accumulating 1.09 GB00B5LVV365 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ian Winship
Ian Winship
Andreas Doerrenhaus
Andreas Doerrenhaus

Literature

Literature

 

 

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