Senior Fund Manager, Fixed Income
The fund aims to maximise return and to provide a half-yearly income mainly from investment in sterling-denominated investment grade corporate bonds whilst seeking to capitalise on their additional income relative to UK government bonds
LF Canlife Corporate Bond Fund:
For further details on the objective and investment policy, visit the Literature section to view fund KIIDS and Prospectus.
How the Fund is managed:
We seek to invest in corporate bonds that look attractive from a risk/return perspective and which are capable of delivering attractive yields to investors. As a result, the Fund aims to provide investors with an above-inflation income, through investment in companies that we believe offer the best long-term value.
A focus on fundamentals
Particular attention is devoted to corporate dynamics and strategy, balance sheet strength, liquidity, leverage and management quality. Our team favours issuers displaying a number of different characteristics – including solid profitable businesses with long track records, limited ratings downsides, positive cash flows, low debt levels, clear disclosures and bonds offering structural seniority.
The Fund is actively managed and well diversified, and aims to offer a lower volatility and drawdown profile relative to the benchmark. The Fund may not be not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within 5 years.
We don’t know yet, but preparing for an uncertain future is all part of a fund manager’s job. We asked Canada Life Asset Management’s managers and research specialists what UK investors might expect in 2021 and beyond.