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Fixed Income

BlackRock Corporate 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

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.

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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 Mar 31, 2020 GBP 1,110.934
Price Yield as of Apr 4, 2018 2.85
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Jul 24, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Jun 10, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Sterling Corporate & Collateralized Index (UC00)
Investment Association Category £ Corporate Bond
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B4QC3311
Bloomberg Ticker MRCHBDA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4QC331
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MLGBCRPINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 3.90
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 5.36
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 0.707

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund, Class D, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 484 GBP Corporate Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Aug 29, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AN 0.875 10/22/2029 5.04
TESCO PROPERTY RegS 2.55
UK CONV GILT 4.25 03/07/2036 2.53
KFW MTN RegS 0.875 09/15/2026 2.52
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY MTN RegS 2 07/28/2025 2.45
Name Weight (%)
TIME WARNER CABLE LLC 5.75 06/02/2031 2.04
ALTRIA GROUP INC 2.2 06/15/2027 1.84
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC MTN RegS 6 03/29/2040 1.73
BAT CAPITAL CORP MTN RegS 2.125 08/15/2025 1.71
IMPERIAL BRANDS FINANCE PLC MTN RegS 5.5 09/28/2026 1.69
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
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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 3.42 GB00B4QC3311 -
Class S Daily 1.07 GB00BK1PK476 -
X Accumulating 1.26 GB00BQJZV592 -
A Daily 1.06 GB0003749982 -
D Daily 1.11 GB00B4T5JV79 -
Class S Accumulating 1.28 GB00BK1PJT53 -
A Accumulating 3.27 GB0005769541 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ben Edwards
Ben Edwards

Literature

Literature