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Source: Morningstar. Based on total return, income reinvested, returns are net of charges, single pricing basis in UK pound sterling. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns.

The above chart shows daily fund prices since launch (23rd November 2015). Please note: fund prices update on weekdays between 18:00 - 19:00.

Fund Objective and Investment Policy

The Fund seeks to achieve income and capital growth, through investment in a portfolio of investment grade securities, over 5 years.

The Fund aims to achieve this by investing at least 90% of its assets in investment grade bonds worldwide.  Investment grade is a rating which is BBB or higher from the rating agency Standard & Poor’s or the equivalent rating of another internationally recognised rating agency such as Fitch or Moody’s.  The above time horizon is not a recommendation to sell the investment at the end of that minimum period.

The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities such as units/shares in investment funds, warrants, investments issued by banks or governments that are a short term loan to the issuer by the buyer, and near cash and deposits and other permitted securities.

The Fund is expected to have typically between 8 and 15 investment grade government and non-government fixed and variable interest rate securities globally.

No more than 10% of the Scheme Property of the Fund will be invested in other funds.

Derivatives (investments whose value is linked to another underlying investment such as shares or performance of a stock exchange) may be used to reduce risk or cost and/or to generate extra income and growth. The use of derivatives will generally not increase the risk profile of the Fund.

Investor Profile

A retail or institutional investor, with an investment horizon of at least 5 to 10 years, who is prepared to accept some risk. The Funds are designed to be used as part of an investor’s portfolio of funds; the percentage of an investor’s portfolio that is invested in each Fund will depend on the investor’s attitude to risk.

Key Investor Information

Before making any decision to invest, please refer to the Key Investor Information Document. This includes useful information on performance, risks and charges of the Fund for each share class available.

For full details of the Fund’s charges, please see the Fund Charges and Costs section of our website.

If you would like to invest in the Courtiers Funds, please contact us.

Performance Comparator

Many funds sold in the UK are grouped into sectors by the Investment Association (the trade body that represents the UK investment management industry), to help investors to compare funds with broadly similar characteristics.

The Courtiers Investment Grade Bond Fund is classified in the Investment Association Global Bonds sector.

Funds in this sector invest at least 80% of their assets in fixed interest securities.

Investment returns ending 30/09/2019

  Investment Fund / IA Sector  
  Courtiers Courtiers Investment Grade Bond Fund
IA Global Bonds sector Quartile
Rank
3m 1.31% 1.22% 3
6m 2.65% 3.23% 3
1y 3.53% 0.25% 4
3y 0.52% 15.12% 4
5y N/A 33.78% N/A

The source of the performance data within this table is Morningstar Direct.

Important Information

This Fund is a Sub Fund of the Courtiers UCITS Investment Funds ICVC, which is authorised in the United Kingdom and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Fund is managed by Courtiers Asset Management Limited.

This communication is not intended to recommend the investment referred to. If you are at all unsure whether this investment is suitable for your circumstances, please seek advice from your financial adviser.

Please also remember that past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of your investment and any income you take from it may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You might get back less than you invest. For full details of the Fund’s risks, please refer to the Fund’s Prospectus

Past performance figures are in pounds sterling, and are based on the net asset value of the Fund. They are also calculated on the basis that any distributable income of the fund is reinvested, and are net of all charges.

Before making any decisions to invest, please refer to the relevant Key Investor Information Document, the Supplementary Information Document, the latest Annual or Interim Short Report, and the latest Prospectus. These documents can be obtained free of charge by contacting Courtiers Asset Management Limited.

Fund Managers

Gary Reynolds, Chief Investment Officer.

Caroline Shaw, Head of Fund & Asset Management.

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