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To provide a regular and competitive level of income from an underlying portfolio of predominantly Sterling Corporate Bonds.To invest predominantly in corporate bonds and other fixed interest securities. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.The Fund may, in addition to its other investment powers, use exchange traded and over the counter derivatives and forward currency contracts for investment purposes. Using these investment powers for investment purposes means, in particular, maintaining positions in these investments for the long term rather than just for tactical short-term purposes. However, where derivatives are used for the purposes of meeting the investment objective of the Fund it is not intended that the use of derivatives would raise the overall risk profile of the Fund.The Corporate Bond Fund invests primarily in investment grade corporate bonds (but also can take exposure in sub investment grade bonds) in order to achieve a better return than the market. The Fund invests in a variety of fixed income securities including, but not limited to, fixed and floating rate securities, senior and subordinated securities, bullet, callable and perpetual securities denominated or hedged back into sterling. In addition, the Fund uses derivatives, both interest rate and credit, to achieve its aim. The Investment Objective is achieved by changing the overall position of the Fund against its benchmark in respect to duration, yield curve and credit exposure.