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Investec GSF - Target Return Bond A Inc USD

Ranked 144 out of 148 in - Global Flexible over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Russell Silberston

Russell Silberston is a fixed income portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management and has responsibility for short dated sterling fixed interest portfolios. Before this he worked for Cazenove Capital Management where he was a fixed income portfolio manager. Russell is an associate member of the Securities & Investment Institute.

John Stopford

John Stopford has been a fund manager for 18 years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He attended Oxford University where he obtained an Honours degree in chemistry. John was appointed head of fixed income at Investec in 2003. He moved to the London office after a stint in South Africa where he was made responsible for the South African fixed income business following the merger between Investec Asset Management and Guinness Flight in 1998. Through very strong performance, John helped grow South Africa’s fixed income assets under management from £1.5 billion to £5 billion in 5 years, winning numerous awards. Previously, John was responsible for Guinness Flight’s investments in emerging bond and currency markets in London. Prior to joining Guinness Flight in 1993, he worked in London and Tokyo as a specialist global bond and currency portfolio manager for Mitsui Trust Asset Management. John currently manages the Investec GSF Global Strategic Income Fund and the Investec GSF High Income Bond (US Dollar) fund where he uses an active and primarily top down fixed income investment process. Outside of fund mangement, John enjoys rugby.

Objective

The Fund invests around the world in bonds issued by governments, institutions or companies.At least two-thirds of the value of the Fund is invested in investment grade bonds as rated by the credit rating agencies.The remaining value may be invested in bonds rated as below investment grade. The Fund may use derivatives.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.

Performance

Global Flexible over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 144/148 Total Return
  • Rank 39/148 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 82/148 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
142 Nordea 1 - Flexible Fixed Income BP EUR EUR

1.1%

143 Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond A (acc) USD USD

1.1%

144 Investec GSF - Target Return Bond A Inc USD USD

0.1%

145 Schroder IF Flexible Cat Bond F USD Acc USD

-0.3%

146 StarCapital - Argos A - EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.9%

Fund Name Currency Risk
37 Edmond de Rothschild Fund- Crossover Credit A USDH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.6

37 QCF - Global Unconstrained Bond Fund A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.6

39 Investec GSF - Target Return Bond A Inc USD USD

1.6

40 MFS Meridian Funds-Global Opportunistic Bd A1 USD USD

1.6

41 Fidelity Funds - Gl Strat Bond A-ACC-USD USD

1.6

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.1% -0.5% 0.8% 0.8% -1.0%
2016 4.0% 4.9% -1.2% 1.1% -0.8%
2015 -6.1% -2.9% -2.1% 0.5% -1.8%
2014 -0.4% 1.1% 1.4% -2.0% -0.9%
2013 -5.3% -2.5% -2.3% 0.5% -1.2%
2012 3.3% 0.8% 0.2% 2.6% -0.4%
2011 1.5% 0.8% 3.4% -2.3% -0.3%
2010 7.3% 0.9% -1.4% 8.7% -0.8%
2009 14.3% -2.8% 8.0% 9.8% -0.9%
2008 3.6% 8.2% -3.4% -4.6% 3.9%
2007 7.1% 0.0% -0.7% 5.9% 1.8%
2006 4.6% -0.6% 3.2% 0.7% 1.3%
2005 -8.6% -3.6% -1.7% -1.4% -2.2%
2004 8.7% 1.1% -3.0% 2.3% 8.3%
2003 14.2% 2.3% 3.2% 2.4% 5.7%
2002 20.9% -1.4% 14.6% 3.8% 3.1%
2001 1.8% -3.5% -2.6% 9.6% -1.1%
2000 -2.7% -2.9% 2.4% -6.7% 4.9%
1999 -8.5% -4.7% -4.6% 2.5% -1.8%
1998 13.2% -0.6% 2.9% 8.7% 1.9%
1997 1.0% -3.8% 1.6% 2.9% 0.4%
1996 3.2% -3.7% 0.8% 2.2% 4.0%
1995 13.0% -1.6% 8.4% -0.3% 6.3%
1994 -8.4% -6.4% -5.2% -1.4% 4.7%
1993 26.2% 4.2% 9.7% 3.5% 6.7%
1992 3.1% -6.7% 3.9% 1.9% 4.4%
1991 22.8% 1.6% 1.3% 6.6% 12.0%
1990 10.9% -9.9% 5.2% 6.5% 9.9%
1989 2.3% -8.0% -0.6% 4.2% 7.3%
1988 7.1% -2.4% -0.3% 1.0% 8.9%
1987 30.5% 16.7% 3.8% -10.6% 20.4%
1986 27.9% 18.1% 8.7% -1.4% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. Botswana
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Ireland
  7. Italy
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Macau
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Singapore
  13. Spain
  14. Switzerland
  15. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/12/1985
  • Share Class size81Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0345762206

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5

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