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Merian Global Strategic Absolute Return Bond Class F2 - Income (Hedged GBP)

Sell:94.84p Buy:94.84p Change: 0.07p (0.07%)
Prices as at 22 October 2019
Sell:94.84p
Buy:94.84p
Change: 0.07p (0.07%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through anStocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 22 October 2019
Sell:94.84p
Buy:94.84p
Change: 0.07p (0.07%)
Prices as at 22 October 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through anStocks 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.
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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): 0.67%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.00%
Net ongoing charge: 0.67%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Class R - Accumulation (Hedged GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.59%)

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:
Multiple
Fund launch date: 1 December 2009
Sector: Targeted Absolute Return
Fund size: £154 million
Number of holdings: 190
Fund type: ICVC
Accumulation/income: Income
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: Citibank
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

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Performance

22/10/14 to 22/10/15 22/10/15 to 22/10/16 22/10/16 to 22/10/17 22/10/17 to 22/10/18 22/10/18 to 22/10/19
Annual return -3.63% 3.35% 2.14% -2.61% 5.40%

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 objective of Merian Strategic Absolute Return Bond Fund is to seek to deliver positive total returns on a rolling twelve month basis with stable levels of volatility uncorrelated to bond and equity market conditions. Investors should be aware that their capital is at risk and that there is no guarantee that the positive total returns will be achieved over the rolling twelve months or any time period.

Income Details

Distribution yield : 0.40%
Income paid: Quarterly
Type of payment: Interest
Ex-dividend date: 30 September 2019 31 December 2019 31 March 2020 30 June 2020
Payment date: 31 October 20194 31 January 20204 30 April 20204 31 July 20204

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. Information correct as at 31 August 2019.

Security Weight
FRANCE (GOVT OF) 0% 17-25/FEB/20 7.20%
IDX TSY INFL IX N/B 0.75% 18-15/JUL/28 5.81%
IDX JAPAN GOVT CPI 0.1% 16-10/MAR/26 5.42%
HELLENIC REPUBLIC 3.45% 19-02/APR/24 5.04%
BONOS Y OBLIG DEL 1.4% 14-31/JAN/20 4.94%
US TREASURY N/B 1.5% 14-31/OCT/19 4.87%
US TREASURY N/B 2.5% 19-15/FEB/22 4.85%
IDX TSY INFL IX N/B 0.875% 19-15/JAN/29 4.26%
IDX FRANCE (GOVT OF) 0.1% 17-01/MAR/28 4.13%
BUONI POLIENNALI DEL TES 3% 19-01/AUG/29 3.64%
Sector Weight
Bonds 85.90%
Cash and Equiv. 11.43%
Managed Funds 3.02%
Non-Classified -0.36%
Country Weight
United States 29.05%
France 15.08%
Cash and Equiv. 11.43%
Italy 11.37%
Greece 9.28%
Japan 8.57%
Spain 6.00%
Managed Funds 3.02%
Russian Federation 1.53%
Switzerland 1.52%

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 22 October 2019. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 31 August 2019.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through anStocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and 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.

The London Stock Exchange does not disclose whether a trade is a buy or a sell so this data is estimated based on the trade price received and the LSE-quoted mid-price at the point the trade is placed. It should only be considered an indication and not a recommendation.

Trades priced above the mid-price at the time the trade is placed are labelled as a buy; those priced below the mid-price are sells; and those priced close to the mid-price or declared late are labelled 'N/A'.