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Skandia M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond

FE Crown Rating

Fund Objective

The Skandia M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond Fund invests solely in the M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond Fund, a sub-fund of the M&G Investment Funds (2), a UK authorised Open Ended Investment Company managed by M&G Securities Limited. The underlying fund aims to provide income with stability of capital by mainly investing in debt instruments (which include, but are not limited to: variable rate securities, fixed interest securities, gilts and corporate debt). The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. The underlying fund, or some of its underlying assets, may hold derivatives, or borrow to invest ('gearing'), and the nature of these investments can lead to a higher volatility in the price of the fund. In addition, the fund may have some exposure to credit risk if a provider of derivatives fails to honour their obligation. Some of the investments in the underlying fund can be difficult to sell at times, which could affect the price of units. It should be noted that the performance of the Skandia fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to Skandia fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the Skandia investment process.

Fund Manager

Matthew Russell

Fund Manager




Primary Asset Class

Fund Size

GBX 12.90m as at 31-Jul-2014

Unit Name

Skandia M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond





Initial Charge


Unit Currency




Annual Charge



GBX 118.00


GBX 124.20

Change (Offer)

0.00 (0.00%)

Unit LaunchDate


Performance Overview

Performance Charts

Cumulative Performance

  YTD 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y
Fund 1.29 0.25 0.85 2.52 4.61 6.21
Sector 5.53 1.75 3.49 6.56 19.55 36.27

Discrete Performance (%)

  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund 1.57 1.87 -0.44 0.27 5.52
Sector 0.80 11.16 3.92 7.26 15.37

Asset Allocation

breakdown chart
  Asset Class % of Fund
Global Fixed Interest 57.01
Money Market 42.99

Regional Breakdown

breakdown chart
  Region % of Fund
UK 47.22
US 18.14
Other 10.07
Italy 6.37
France 4.69
Germany 3.74
Mexico 3.15
Ireland 3.08
Netherlands 2.88
Cash 0.66

Sector Breakdown

breakdown chart
  Sector % of Fund
Banking 26.09
Securitised 25.97
Consumer 10.82
Sovereign 10.51
Utility 5.52
Insurance 5.21
Industrials 3.46
Energy 3.42
Services 3.00
Telecommunications 2.42
Media 1.73
Technology 1.01
Cash 0.66
Real Estate 0.18

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling.

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