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BlackRock Sterling Strategic Bond Class D - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:115.10p Buy:115.80p Change: No change
Prices as at 21 March 2019
Sell:115.10p
Buy:115.80p
Change: No change
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 21 March 2019
Sell:115.10p
Buy:115.80p
Change: No change
Prices as at 21 March 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.
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Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Initial saving from HL: 0.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 0.62%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.00%
Net ongoing charge: 0.62%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Class D - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.62%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.


Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Manager:
Ben Edwards
Fund launch date: 17 May 2016
Sector: GBP Strategic Bond
Fund size: £115 million
Number of holdings: 257
Fund type: Unit Trust
Accumulation/income: Accumulation
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Ltd
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Capital
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

Performance

21/03/14 to 21/03/15 21/03/15 to 21/03/16 21/03/16 to 21/03/17 21/03/17 to 21/03/18 21/03/18 to 21/03/19
Annual return n/a n/a n/a 3.79% 2.49%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

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Our view on this fund

The Wealth 50 is the list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Fund Objective

The BlackRock Sterling Strategic Bond Fund aims to generate income returns with the prospect of capital growth through an actively managed portfolio of predominantly fixed income securities. The Fund will invest mainly in a range of sterling denominated investment grade non-government fixed income securities. However, the full spectrum of available securities, including non-investment grade, emerging market and government fixed income securities, may be utilised.

Income Details

Income paid: Bi-annually
Type of payment: Interest
Ex-dividend date: 1 March 2019 1 September 2019
Payment date: 30 April 20194 31 October 20194

This data is provided by Funds Library. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision. All yields are variable and not guaranteed. There is currently no yield information available for this fund.

Security Weight
iShares Euro High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF 8.91%
VOLKSWAGEN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE N RegS 2.625 11/16/2027 2.36%
BAT CAPITAL CORP MTN RegS 2.125 08/15/2025 2.22%
TIME WARNER CABLE LLC 5.75 06/02/2031 2.05%
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 2.175 06/27/2023 1.98%
TESCO PROPERTY RegS 1.77%
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC 3.6 11/20/2025 1.72%
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC MTN RegS 3.125 11/21/2031 1.66%
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO MTN RegS 4.125 09/19/2035 1.57%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE MTN RegS 4.25 01/29/2026 1.49%
Sector Weight
Bonds 95.99%
Cash and Equiv. 1.84%
Alternative Trading Strategies 1.18%
Non-Classified 0.91%
Managed Funds 0.08%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 48.92%
United States 20.15%
France 8.59%
Netherlands 6.30%
Non-Classified 4.22%
Cash and Equiv. 1.84%
Germany 1.70%
Italy 1.70%
Finland 1.40%
Switzerland 1.17%

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 21 March 2019. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 28 February 2019.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.