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

as of Dec 31, 2019

1.03 1.49 2.66 -1.61 2.72
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 Dec 31, 2019

0.57 0.50 0.35 0.72 0.81
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 Apr 2, 2020 GBP 2,686.815
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 Mar 31, 2020 0.06
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 0.05
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 -3.533

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ISH EUR CRP BND EX FIN 1-5 ETF EUR 2.71
ISH CORE EUR CORP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.81
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 1.70
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 07/01/2024 1.54
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.31
Name Weight (%)
ISH EUR HY CRP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.31
UNITED KINGDOM (GOVERNMENT OF) 0.125 08/10/2028 1.07
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.5 04/30/2030 0.94
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.875 01/15/2029 0.90
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.25 07/15/2029 0.65
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% 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 1.08 GB00B618DS31 -
X Accumulating 1.13 GB00B66YXP33 -
Class P Accumulating 1.04 GB00B5LVV365 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ian Winship
Ian Winship
Simon Blundell
Simon Blundell

Literature

Literature