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3rd March 2017

IG Euro Fund Performance

All figures are to month-end May 2018
Jump to: Top Performing IG € Funds


Largest IG € Funds: Total Returns /α (%)

Performance of the largest IG Euro corporate bond funds ordered by assets under management.

#Fund /
ISIN
Size
(€bn)
3mth/
αlpha
1yr*/
αlpha
3yr*/
αlpha
5yr*/
αlpha
Morningstar
Rating
1Schroder ISF EURO Corp Bd C Acc EUR
LU0113258742
8.887-2.79
0.32
1.10
1.17
3.14
1.93
4.43
1.96
2MS INVF Euro Corporate Bond A
LU0132601682
4.709-5.07
-1.96
0.04
0.11
1.85
0.64
3.13
0.67
3Nordea Corporate Bond I K
FI0008801303
3.290-1.11
2.00
0.59
0.66
1.69
0.48
3.07
0.60
4BlueBay Investment Grade Bd B EUR
LU0179826135
2.885-1.52
1.59
2.12
2.19
1.61
0.40
2.61
0.15
5SLI European Corporate Bd D Acc EUR
LU0177497814
2.525-2.22
0.89
0.31
0.39
1.68
0.47
2.99
0.52
6SSGA State Street Euro Corp Bd Idx I Acc
LU0438092701
2.497-2.26
0.85
0.10
0.18
1.64
0.43
2.89
0.42
7Aegon Euro Credits B EUR Acc
IE00BZ005983
2.3210.35
3.46
0.93
1.00
2.09
0.88
3.34
0.87
8Invesco Euro Corporate Bond C EUR Acc
LU0243958047
2.275-3.57
-0.46
0.25
0.32
0.91
-0.30
2.71
0.24
9Parvest Bond Euro Corporate C C
LU0131210360
2.241-2.90
0.22
0.24
0.31
1.29
0.08
2.80
0.34
10Vanguard Euro IG Bd Idx Ins EUR Acc
IE00B04FFJ44
2.0631.34
4.45
0.63
0.70
1.33
0.12
2.59
0.12
11iShares Euro Crdt Bd Idx (IE) Instl Acc€
IE0031080645
1.9231.45
4.56
0.37
0.44
1.14
-0.07
2.45
-0.01
12BGF Euro Corporate Bond A1 EUR
LU0162660350
1.915-0.30
2.81
0.93
1.00
2.10
0.89
3.13
0.66
13Vontobel EUR Corp Bd Mid Yld A EUR
LU0153585566
1.888-5.53
-2.42
-0.44
-0.37
1.18
-0.03
3.27
0.80
14Amundi Fds II Euro Corp Bond E EUR ND
LU0133660638
1.761-4.61
-1.50
-0.35
-0.28
0.39
-0.82
2.19
-0.27
15M&G European Corporate Bond Euro C Acc
GB0032179045
1.726-2.31
0.80
0.29
0.36
1.80
0.58
3.03
0.56
16Schroder ISF EURO Crdt Convct C Acc EUR
LU0995119822
1.715-3.78
-0.67
1.50
1.57
4.07
2.86
0.00
0.00
17Janus Henderson Hrzn Euro Corp Bd I2 EUR
LU0451950587
1.713-0.37
2.74
1.01
1.09
1.61
0.40
2.93
0.46
18Kempen (Lux) Euro Credit J
LU0630255858
1.671-0.18
2.93
0.86
0.93
2.07
0.86
3.44
0.98
19Deutsche Invest I Euro Corp Bds FC
LU0300357802
1.570-2.05
1.06
0.89
0.97
1.90
0.69
3.40
0.94
20iShares Euro InvGrdCorpBdIdx(IE)InstAcc€
IE00B67T5G21
1.488-1.26
1.85
0.57
0.64
1.87
0.66
2.96
0.49

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Top Performing IG € Funds: Total Returns /α (%)

Top performing IG Euro corporate bond funds ranked by rolling 1 year performance.

RankFund /
ISIN
Size
(€mm)
3mth/
αlpha
1yr*/
αlpha
3yr*/
αlpha
5yr*/
αlpha
Morningstar
Rating
1Deutscher Mittelstandsanleihen Fonds M
LU0974225590
791.07
4.18
3.50
3.57
3.77
2.56
0.00
0.00
2Nordea 1 - European Fincl Dbt BI EUR
LU0772943501
512-8.54
-5.43
3.05
3.13
5.18
3.97
6.96
4.50
3IP Bond-Select I
LU0204032410
231.94
5.05
2.86
2.93
3.07
1.86
4.39
1.93
4Paris Lyon Rendement C
FR0007372016
27-4.99
-1.88
2.58
2.65
1.18
-0.03
1.63
-0.83
5BlueBay Investment Grade Bd B EUR
LU0179826135
2885-1.52
1.59
2.12
2.19
1.61
0.40
2.61
0.15
6MCA Gestoblig
FR0007004171
331.32
4.43
1.99
2.06
1.51
0.30
2.11
-0.36
73BG Corporate-Austria A
AT0000A0PJ80
00.88
3.99
1.68
1.75
2.40
1.19
2.99
0.52
8Columbus Euro Corp Low Volatility A/I
FR0010154765
225-4.42
-1.31
1.66
1.73
1.58
0.37
2.56
0.09
9ERSTE BOND CORPORATE PLUS A
AT0000A1PKL2
271-8.41
-5.30
1.66
1.73
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
10SLGP Corporate Bonds D
FR0010734467
65-6.23
-3.12
1.62
1.70
1.19
-0.02
2.69
0.22
11Nordea 1 - European Covered Bond BP EUR
LU0076315455
11542.56
5.67
1.60
1.67
1.85
0.64
3.53
1.06
12Danske Invest Nordic Corp Bond I
LU1116404671
690.30
3.41
1.55
1.62
1.30
0.09
0.00
0.00
13Schroder ISF EURO Crdt Convct C Acc EUR
LU0995119822
1715-3.78
-0.67
1.50
1.57
4.07
2.86
0.00
0.00
14Eastspring Inv European Invmt Grd Bd DE
LU0212039639
10500.83
3.94
1.43
1.50
2.67
1.45
3.72
1.25
15FCP LBPAM-IDR A/I
FR0011318567
1073.43
6.54
1.27
1.34
1.99
0.78
3.24
0.77
16BNPP Flexi I Bd Euro Focus Corp I C
LU0749572771
42-1.24
1.87
1.20
1.27
2.24
1.03
3.62
1.15
17New Millennium Aug Corp Bd A
LU0163796203
295-9.32
-6.21
1.20
1.28
2.65
1.44
3.87
1.40
18M&G European Credit Investment C EUR Acc
LU0617482376
2860.49
3.60
1.19
1.26
2.56
1.35
3.55
1.09
19Handelsbanken Euro Corp Bond Fd A7 EUR
SE0008014922
662.90
6.01
1.17
1.24
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
20Schroder ISF EURO Corp Bd C Acc EUR
LU0113258742
8887-2.79
0.32
1.10
1.17
3.14
1.93
4.43
1.96

All Fund performance tables: Investment Grade EUR | Investment Grade GBP | High Yield EUR | High Yield GBP

European domiciled funds in Morningstar Category EUR Corporate Bond, Oldest share class, All figures EUR (€), Total returns annualised, as at last month end. Alpha is the measure of an investment’s return in excess of the Morningstar Category average.

Fund sizes are as reported by the management groups and the latest available to Morningstar. The Morningstar Rating is calculated based on a fund’s total returns, adjusted for risk and sales charges, relative to other funds in its Morningstar Category, based on a weighted average of a fund’s 3-, 5-, and ten-year ratings, depending on the length of its record.

Data source: © 2017 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved.

The information contained herein:

(1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Important note regarding third party indices:  Morningstar does not own any third party index data (S&P, FTSE, MSCI), so cannot authorise its use. The journalists should contact each vendor directly to get authorisation for the data they require.

27th February 2017

IG Sterling Fund Performance

All figures are to month-end May 2018
Jump to: Top Performing IG £ Funds


Largest IG £ Funds: Total Returns /α (%)

Performance of the largest IG Sterling corporate bond funds ordered by assets under management.

#Fund /
ISIN
Size
(£bn)
3mth/
αlpha
1yr*/
αlpha
3yr*/
αlpha
5yr*/
αlpha
Morningstar
Rating
1Scottish Widows Corporate Bd Trkr W Acc
GB00BD7W3V17
5.1303.95
2.34
0.16
0.41
4.49
0.68
0.00
0.00
2IP Corporate Bond Acc
GB0033028779
4.584-1.71
-3.32
0.60
0.85
3.04
-0.77
3.67
-0.73
3iShares Corporate Bond Index (UK) L Acc
GB00B5MMQ552
4.0172.91
1.31
-0.52
-0.27
4.14
0.33
4.77
0.37
4M&G Corporate Bond GBP I Inc
GB00B1YBRM66
3.7600.28
-1.32
0.63
0.88
4.36
0.55
4.87
0.46
5Fidelity MoneyBuilder Income
GB0003863916
3.7371.84
0.23
-0.72
-0.47
3.47
-0.35
4.14
-0.26
6M&G Strategic Corporate Bond GBP A Acc
GB0033828137
3.081-3.39
-4.99
0.65
0.90
3.62
-0.20
4.11
-0.29
7Vanguard UK Inv Grd Bd Idx GBP Acc
IE00B1S74Q32
2.5233.31
1.71
0.38
0.63
4.29
0.47
4.91
0.51
8Insight Buy and Maintain Bond B GBP Inc
IE00B8FY2845
2.178-0.61
-2.22
-2.77
-2.52
1.71
-2.11
0.00
0.00
9Aviva Investors Corporate Bd 1 GBP Inc
GB0004459359
2.1182.50
0.89
-1.00
-0.75
3.33
-0.49
4.06
-0.35
10Insight Inv UK Corp All Mat Bd S2
GB00B06FWY62
1.9341.27
-0.33
-0.45
-0.19
4.45
0.64
5.20
0.79
11Halifax Corporate Bd B
GB0031809097
1.8741.58
-0.02
-0.08
0.17
3.44
-0.38
3.85
-0.55
12Aberdeen Corporate Bond I GBP Inc
GB00BWK26H88
1.8570.67
-0.93
-0.68
-0.43
4.08
0.26
4.96
0.56
13Mercer UK Credit M-2£
IE00B62Q6540
1.7602.32
0.72
-0.83
-0.58
4.15
0.33
4.73
0.32
14Royal London Sterling Credit Z Inc
GB00B4W1ZT22
1.6943.31
1.70
1.17
1.42
5.14
1.33
5.97
1.57
15Kames Investment Grade Bond GBP B Acc
GB00B141C763
1.4830.34
-1.26
0.69
0.94
4.28
0.46
5.31
0.91
16BlackRock Corporate Bond 1-10 Year L Acc
GB00B59NP872
1.4121.93
0.32
0.07
0.32
3.68
-0.14
4.11
-0.30
17L&G Fixed Interest Trust I Acc
GB00B0CNHD88
1.3621.38
-0.22
-0.54
-0.29
4.51
0.69
5.15
0.75
18Threadneedle Stlg SD Corp Bd InsGrs Inc£
GB00BD8GMC64
1.1831.71
0.10
0.49
0.74
2.25
-1.57
2.46
-1.94
19Royal London Corporate Bond A
GB00B3P2K895
1.1752.73
1.12
0.83
1.08
4.63
0.81
5.33
0.93
20Janus Henderson All Stocks Credit I Inc
GB0007451965
1.1712.78
1.17
-0.44
-0.19
4.05
0.23
4.66
0.26

Top Performing IG £ Funds: Total Returns /α (%)

Top performing IG Sterling corporate bond funds ranked by rolling 1 year performance.

RankFund /
ISIN
Size
(£mm)
3mth/
αlpha
1yr*/
αlpha
3yr*/
αlpha
5yr*/
αlpha
Morningstar
Rating
1Royal London Duration Hedged Credit Z
GB00B4K6P774
197-1.31
-2.91
3.40
3.66
3.18
-0.64
3.33
-1.08
2Royal London Short Dur Crdt Z GBP Inc
GB00BD050B66
4541.98
0.38
1.96
2.22
3.93
0.11
0.00
0.00
3Rathbone Ethical Bond Inc L GBP
LU1396461698
1640.10
-1.50
1.89
2.14
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
4Rathbone Ethical Bond Acc L GBP
LU1396461268
230.14
-1.46
1.77
2.02
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
5TwentyFour Corporate Bond I GBP Acc
IE00BSMTGG87
6142.26
0.66
1.73
1.98
4.59
0.77
0.00
0.00
6Rathbone Ethical Bond R Acc
GB0030957137
998-1.05
-2.65
1.62
1.87
4.90
1.08
5.87
1.46
7Schroder Sterling Corporate Bond A Inc
GB0031093247
1682.83
1.22
1.46
1.72
5.36
1.54
5.26
0.85
8Moorea Fd SGPB Hambros Stlg Bd Str HD
LU0859659723
560.76
-0.84
1.34
1.59
3.48
-0.34
3.62
-0.78
9St James's Place Invmt Grd Corp Bd Acc
GB00B5BVQR53
0-5.30
-6.91
1.27
1.52
2.20
-1.62
2.41
-2.00
10Royal London Sterling Credit Z Inc
GB00B4W1ZT22
16943.31
1.70
1.17
1.42
5.14
1.33
5.97
1.57
11MI TwentyFour AM Core Corp Bd A Inc Grs
GB00BDD0M018
1061.95
0.34
1.12
1.37
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
12M&G Feeder of Strategic Corp Bd £ I Inc
IE00BYSW7X72
1-2.97
-4.58
1.09
1.34
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
13BlackRock ASF Core+ UK Corp Bd Flex £
IE00B39VGQ27
2434.18
2.57
0.93
1.18
4.21
0.40
5.03
0.63
14BlackRock ASF Ascent UK All Stks C/Bd F£
IE0031465812
7333.50
1.90
0.91
1.16
4.77
0.96
5.22
0.82
15Royal London Inv Grade SD Credit Inc Z
GB00BYQTH296
6731.74
0.14
0.88
1.13
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
16Royal London Corporate Bond A
GB00B3P2K895
11752.73
1.12
0.83
1.08
4.63
0.81
5.33
0.93
17AXA Sterling Corporate Bond Z Inc Net
GB0033984674
543.63
2.02
0.76
1.01
5.25
1.44
4.90
0.49
18Fidelity Duration 3 Feeder Acc GBP
GB00BVTVCL59
27-0.73
-2.33
0.73
0.99
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
19M&G Short Dated Corp Bd GBP A Inc
GB0031110397
4661.79
0.18
0.71
0.96
1.91
-1.90
2.24
-2.16
20Royal London Sustainable Mgd Inc D Acc
GB00B8GJ0284
3.47
1.86
0.70
0.95
4.19
0.37
4.60
0.20

All Fund performance tables: Investment Grade EUR | Investment Grade GBP | High Yield EUR | High Yield GBP

Table information: European domiciled funds in Morningstar Category GBP Corporate Bond, Oldest share class, All figures GBP sterling (£), Total returns annualised, as at last month end. Alpha is the measure of an investment’s return in excess of the Morningstar Category average.

Fund sizes are as reported by the management groups and the latest available to Morningstar. The Morningstar Rating is calculated based on a fund’s total returns, adjusted for risk and sales charges, relative to other funds in its Morningstar Category, based on a weighted average of a fund’s 3-, 5-, and ten-year ratings, depending on the length of its record.

Data source: © 2017 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved.

The information contained herein:

(1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Important note regarding third party indices:  Morningstar does not own any third party index data (S&P, FTSE, MSCI), so cannot authorise its use. The journalists should contact each vendor directly to get authorisation for the data they require.


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