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M&G European Corporate Bond Class I - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:1,400.87p Buy:1,400.87p Change: 0.50p (0.04%)
Prices as at 22 October 2021
Sell:1,400.87p
Buy:1,400.87p
Change: 0.50p (0.04%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 22 October 2021
Sell:1,400.87p
Buy:1,400.87p
Change: 0.50p (0.04%)
Prices as at 22 October 2021
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and 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.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on the Wealth Shortlist of funds our analysts believe have the potential to outperform their peers over the long term. This is not a recommendation to sell; however, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth Shortlist is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth Shortlist »

Our view on the sector

Funds in this sector can invest in government and corporate bonds issued globally. And they can often be denominated in overseas currencies. Foreign currencies boost performance if sterling weakens, like it did after the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, but the reverse is true when sterling strengthens. These funds can be very different from each other. Some focus on generating income, others try to shelter investors' money during the bad times and might not generate any income. We think there are only a handful of investors with the skill to successfully manage a fund in this sector.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

22/10/16 to 22/10/17 22/10/17 to 22/10/18 22/10/18 to 22/10/19 22/10/19 to 22/10/20 22/10/20 to 22/10/21
Annual return 3.35% -2.66% 2.50% 7.18% -6.97%

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.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Stefan Isaacs
Manager start date: 30 March 2007
Manager located in: london

Stefan Isaacs started at M&G in 2001 and was promoted to corporate bond dealer specialising in high yield bonds and euro denominated credit. He joined the fund management team in 2006 as an assistant fund manager covering high yield and European investment grade for M&G's fixed interest fund range. He was appointed fund manager of the M&G European Corporate Bond Fund in April 2007 and the M&G High Yield Corporate Bond Fund in October 2010. Stefan graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree in international business and French. James Tomlins joined M&G in 2011 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G European High Yield Bond Fund later that year. In January 2014, he became co-manager of the M&G High Yield Corporate Bond Fund after two years being deputy manager on the fund. James is a specialist in high yield credit with more than 10 years' experience in this sector. He was previously an analyst and then a fund manager at Cazenove Capital Management. Before Cazenove, James was at KBC Alternative Investment Management and in the three years prior to that worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. James is a CFA charterholder. He holds an MA in history and PgDip in economics from the University of Cambridge.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account