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Candriam Bonds Euro Govt Investment Grade C Cap

Ranked 33 out of 40 in - EuroZone over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Sylvain de Bus

Sylvain De Bus is head of Euro bonds at Candriam. He joined the firm in 2001, working first in private portfolio management, before moving to fixed income management. Prior to this he was a trainee with JP Morgan and has been working in private and personal banking at Artesia Banking Corporation. He has a master's in applied economics from the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven)in Belgium.

Nicolas Forest

Nicolas Forest has been global head of fixed income management at Candriam since 2013. His first role was as an assistant structured products manager at CDC-Ixis in 2003, before joining Candriam in 2004 as a money market fund manager. In 2008 he was appointed head of rates strategy and in 2012 head of rates & forex strategy. Nicolas has master’s degrees in economics and finance from the University of the Sorbonne in Paris, and a Bachelors degree in philosophy from the same university.

Objective

The fund invests principally in euro-denominated bonds and related securities at fixed or variable rates, indexed, subordinated or backed by assets. The selected bonds are issued by governments, international and supranational entities, and public sector entities from the Euro zone with a minimum good quality rating of BBB-/Baa3 by one of the 3 main ratings agencies at the time of their acquisition. The fund carries out an active currency hedging policy versus the EUR, and may use currency, volatility, interest rate or credit derivatives for efficient portfolio management purposes (hedge, exposure, arbitrage).

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Performance

EuroZone over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.8%
2017 -0.2% -1.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0.8%
2016 2.5% 3.3% 2.0% 0.5% -3.2%
2015 0.8% 4.4% -6.1% 2.4% 0.4%
2014 12.6% 3.6% 3.0% 2.8% 2.6%
2013 1.5% -0.1% -0.5% 0.9% 1.2%
2012 8.9% 3.0% -0.3% 3.2% 2.7%
2011 2.1% -1.0% 0.4% 3.8% -1.1%
2010 0.5% 2.1% 0.2% 2.3% -4.0%
2009 1.6% -0.8% 0.5% 2.2% -0.3%
2008 8.9% 1.6% -1.7% 2.7% 6.2%
2007 1.5% -0.2% -1.1% 1.8% 1.0%
2006 -1.0% -2.2% -1.1% 3.1% -0.7%
2005 4.2% 0.9% 3.2% 0.3% -0.3%
2004 6.4% 2.5% -1.1% 2.3% 2.5%
2003 3.6% 1.4% 2.8% 0.0% -0.6%
2002 8.4% -0.7% 2.7% 3.9% 2.3%
2001 4.4% 2.2% 0.0% 1.5% 0.7%
2000 5.5% 1.1% 0.7% 0.9% 2.7%
1999 -2.1% 0.6% -1.4% -1.5% 0.2%
1998 10.9% 3.0% 1.6% 4.2% 1.8%
1997 5.5% 0.9% 2.2% 0.6% 1.7%
1996 7.3% 0.6% 0.6% 3.1% 2.9%
1995 3.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Italy
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Spain
  11. Sweden
  12. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/02/1999
  • Share Class size540Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0093577855

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.60%

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