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Rathbone Strategic Bond Class I - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:163.47p Buy:163.47p Change: 0.12p (0.07%)
Prices as at 3 December 2021
Sell:163.47p
Buy:163.47p
Change: 0.12p (0.07%)
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 3 December 2021
Sell:163.47p
Buy:163.47p
Change: 0.12p (0.07%)
Prices as at 3 December 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

Strategic bond funds have the freedom to invest across the fixed-interest spectrum, from traditional government and corporate bonds to higher-risk high-yield bonds. They can also invest up to 20% of the fund overseas and potentially benefit from currency movements. But this relies on the skill of the fund manager in making the right calls. Given the huge flexibility fund managers in this sector have, each fund should be judged on its own merits. Some focus on generating an income while others try to grow investors' money, or shelter it when times get tougher.

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

03/12/16 to 03/12/17 03/12/17 to 03/12/18 03/12/18 to 03/12/19 03/12/19 to 03/12/20 03/12/20 to 03/12/21
Annual return 7.32% -0.78% 5.37% 7.29% 2.09%

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: Bryn Jones
Manager start date: 3 October 2011
Manager located in: London

Bryn is the Head of Fixed Income for Rathbones, and is lead manager on the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund, the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund and manager of institutional mandates. He joined Rathbones in November 2004 from Merrill Lynch, where he managed $2 billion of fixed income assets. Bryn is a member of the Rathbone Strategic Asset Allocation Committee, Non-Executive Chairman of Rathbones' Fixed Income Committee, and an adviser to the Rathbone Banking Committee. He is a WMA representative for the HMT DMO's (Her Majesty's Treasury - Debt Management Office) Gilt market consultation process. He has been a guest speaker at the Euromoney Bond Conference in London, and at the Euromoney Bank Capital Conference in Amsterdam. Bryn appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He also sits on the IA Fixed Income Committee. Bryn graduated from Birmingham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography in 1995. Bryn's Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund was awarded Best Sterling Corporate Bond Fund at the Morningstar UK Fund Awards 2014; Best SRI Bond Fund at the Money Observer 2015 Fund Awards; the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund is also a top performer in the Bond Pound Sterling - Corporates sector over 3 and 5 years in the UK (Lipper Fund Award 2015) and was ?Highly Commended' at the 2015 Moneywise Awards. In 2018 the Ethical bond fund won the prestigious Judge's Choice fixed Income fund award at the Investment Week awards. His Rathbone Strategic Bond fund was voted best Multi-Asset Fixed Income Strategy at the Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards 2015.

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Manager Name: Noelle Cazalis
Manager start date: 3 October 2011
Manager located in: London

Noelle manages the High Quality Bond Fund. She works closely with Bryn Jones and also assists in the management of the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund and the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund. Noelle joined Rathbones in July 2011 and was made manager in October 2018. Before this, she spent some time as a financial analyst for the Bank of France in Paris and five months in Cambodia, where she undertook due diligence on the Cambodian banking sector for the French Embassy. Noelle has achieved two master's degrees with distinction in 2010, from the University of Montesquieu in Bordeaux - a Magistere of International Finance, and a Master's in Banking, Finance and Financial Assets Trading. Noelle is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter-holder. She was named in the 2016 Citywire Top 30 Under 30 investment management awards.

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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