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Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond I (acc) EUR-H1

Ranked 30 out of 38 in - Global Flexible over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Materasso

Michael Materasso is a senior vice president, head of Insurance Portfolio Management and Co-Chair of the Fixed Income Policy Committee for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income. Materasso has nearly thirty years of investment experience managing fixed income multi-sector portfolios for institutional clients including insurance companies at Franklin Templeton. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1988, Materasso managed fixed income portfolios at Chase Manhattan Bank and Sterling National Bank. Materasso holds a B.B.A. in Finance and Investments from Baruch College, City University of New York. Materasso is vice chairman of the Board of Trustee of Marymount Manhattan College and a member of the Executive on Campus Program at Baruch College, City University of New York.

David Yuen

David Yuen, senior vice president, serves as a director of quantitative strategy and risk management in the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income department. Yuen develops portfolio strategies and investment processes with emphasis on sector allocation, portfolio construction and relative value security selection procedures. In addition, he implements and manages the risk management system and the performance attribution procedures. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Yuen was senior investment officer for Susquehanna Partners and a manager of fixed income trading at Alex Brown, Inc. Yuen holds a B.S., with honors, in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and an M.B.A., with honors, in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles Graduate School of Management. Yuen is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), as certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Objective

The Fund aims to earn income and to increase the value of its investments over the medium to long term in excess of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) 90 Day (USD) over a full market cycle. It can invest up to 80% of its assets (on a net basis) directly or indirectly (through derivatives) in a wide range of debt securities of any maturity, duration or quality (including investment grade, low-rated, unrated securities and/or up to 10% of the Funds net assets in securities in default) issued by governments, government-related entities and corporations located in any country.

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Performance

Global Flexible over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 30/38 Total Return
  • Rank 3/38 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 19/38 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
28 TCW Funds - MetWest Unconstrained Bond Fund AEHE

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.2%

29 UBAM Unconstrained Bond RC EUR EUR

-0.1%

30 Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond I (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.1%

31 Amundi Oblig Internationales EUR P EUR

-0.5%

32 DPAM L Bonds Uni Unconstrained B EUR Cap EUR

-0.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
1 UBAM Unconstrained Bond RC EUR EUR

0.4

2 TCW Funds - MetWest Unconstrained Bond Fund AEHE

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.5

3 Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond I (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.7

4 AB SICAV I-Diversified Yield Plus Pf A2 EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.8

4 Kames Strategic Global Bond A Inc EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
17 Fidelity Funds - Flexible Bond A-EUR (EUR/GBP) H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.6%

18 PIMCO GIS Income E EUR Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.7%

19 Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond I (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.7%

20 PIMCO GIS Diversified Income Inst EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.8%

21 Legg Mason WA Global Multi Strat A Acc H EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -0.6% -0.1% -0.1% -0.2% -0.2%
2016 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hungary
  12. Ireland
  13. Italy
  14. Jersey
  15. Latvia
  16. Lithuania
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Singapore
  22. Slovenia
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland
  26. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/03/2016
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU1353031864
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.55%
  • Initial investment0

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).