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BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited, Drapers Gardens, 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 2DL
44 207 668 6007 (Fax Number)
448453577000 (Main Number)

Investment objectives

The fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the Markit iBoxx £ Corporates 1-5 Index as closely as possible.


performance chart
+0.5 +1.6 +3.0 +4.5 +16.8 n/a +2.9 +8.6 n/a n/a
  IBOXX UK STERLING CORPORATE 1-5 YEARS INDEX +0.4 +1.6 +3.1 +4.8 +18.0 +28.1 +3.3 +9.0 +4.0 +4.3
  BidOfferCurrencyYear HighYear LowDateEPICCodeISINCodeCiticodeSEDOLNews
pdf ISHARES £ CORPORATE BOND 1-5YR UCITS ETF CHF 151.53 CHF 165.85 138.03 27-Mar-2015 n/a IE00B5L65R35 NCN7 n/a company announcements
pdf ISHARES £ CORPORATE BOND 1-5YR UCITS ETF EUR 145.16 EUR 149.53 126.18 27-Mar-2015 ES15 IE00B5L65R35 NCN8 B6453Z8 company announcements
pdf ISHARES £ CORPORATE BOND 1-5YR UCITS ETF GBP 106.26 GBP 107.63 104.45 27-Mar-2015 IS15 IE00B5L65R35 NCN9 B5L65R3 company announcements
pdf ISHARES £ CORPORATE BOND 1-5YR UCITS ETF JPY 18838.11 JPY 20052.18 17761.25 27-Mar-2015 n/a IE00B5L65R35 NCO0 n/a company announcements
pdf ISHARES £ CORPORATE BOND 1-5YR UCITS ETF USD 158.09 USD 180.70 155.86 27-Mar-2015 n/a IE00B5L65R35 NCO1 n/a company announcements
Detailed fund information
Fund type Exchange Traded Fund
Indice IBOXX UK Sterling Corporate 1-5 Years
Asset ClassFixed Interest
Open/Closed to new business Open
Fund size £704.3m / $1,048.5m (28-Feb-15)
Launch date30-Mar-2011
Dividends p.a.2
Pricing frequencyDaily
Distributor statusFund distributor status
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Sector
Ireland Fixed Interest Fixed Int - GBP Corporate Bond
Largest holdings, 27-Feb-2015
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
E.ON INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 6% SNR EMTN 30/10/19 GBP500001.101BANK OF AMERICA CORP 7.75% NTS 30/04/18 GBP500001.026
HSBC HLDGS CALL SUB 6.375%/FLTG RT NTS 18/10/22 GBP1.092AT&T INC 5.875% NTS 28/04/17 GBP500000.947
UBS AG LONDON BRANCH 6.625% SNR NTS 11/04/18 GBP10001.073RWE AG 7% NTS 20/03/19 GBP1000000.938
ING BANK NV LONDON 6.875% BDS 29/05/23 GBP500001.054ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA 6.5% NTS 23/06/17 GBP10000.919
CITIGROUP INC 5.125% BDS 12/12/18 GBP10001.025STANDARD CHARTERED BANK 7.75% SUBORD NTS 03/04/18 GBP500000.9010
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2015
Region (%) Rank  
UK47.071 47.07% UK
USA13.722 13.72% USA
Germany10.413 10.41% Germany
France6.414 6.41% France
Netherlands4.785 4.78% Netherlands
Others4.556 4.55% Others
Switzerland4.277 4.27% Switzerland
Australia3.828 3.82% Australia
Sweden2.359 2.35% Sweden
Japan1.5210 1.52% Japan
Italy1.1011 1.10% Italy
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2015
Sector (%) Rank  
3 - 5 Years53.011 53.01% 3 - 5 Years
0 - 3 Years46.992 46.99% 0 - 3 Years

Price total return performance figures are calculated on a mid price to mid price basis. Performance figures are shown in fund’s native currency unless otherwise specified with gross income (dividends) reinvested.



  1y 3y
Volatility 1.46 2.20
Alpha -0.33 -0.29
Beta 1.00 0.98
Sharpe 0.44 0.82
Info Ratio -4.42 -1.68
R2 1.00 0.99
vs. IBOXX UK Sterling Corporate 1-5 Years

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y


Asset allocation

UK Fixed Interest, 47.07%
47.0700% ofUK Fixed Interest
US Fixed Interest, 13.72%
13.7200% ofUS Fixed Interest
German Fixed Interest, 10.41%
10.4100% ofGerman Fixed Interest
French Fixed Interest, 6.41%
6.4100% ofFrench Fixed Interest
Dutch Fixed Interest, 4.78%
4.7800% ofDutch Fixed Interest
Global Fixed Interest, 4.55%
4.5500% ofGlobal Fixed Interest
Swiss Fixed Interest, 4.27%
4.2700% ofSwiss Fixed Interest
Australian Fixed Interest, 3.82%
3.8200% ofAustralian Fixed Interest
Swedish Fixed Interest, 2.35%
2.3500% ofSwedish Fixed Interest
Japanese Fixed Interest, 1.52%
1.5200% ofJapanese Fixed Interest
Italian Fixed Interest, 1.10%
1.1000% ofItalian Fixed Interest

Sector analysis


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