Reasons to recommend
Low interest rates, low bond yields and rising longevity mean that the hunt for income has become more important than ever. The Master Fund aims to provide a high current income by investing in bonds that pay an attractive yield.
The Fund has exposure across countries, industries, sectors, companies and credit ratings within the global high-yield universe to help reduce volatility.
The Master Fund is managed by Putnam Investments, a firm with 75 years’ of experience investing in credit markets and a long standing capability in high yield.
The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested.
The LF Canlife Global High Yield Bond Fund (the 'Feeder Fund') invests in the Putnam Global High Yield Bond Fund (the 'Master Fund') through a master-feeder structure.. LF Canlife Global High Yield Bond Fund permanently invests at least 85% in value of its assets in the Master Fund. It will normally wholly invest in the Master Fund but may at times hold up to 15% in cash or near cash. The Master Fund is a sub-fund of Putnam World Trust, which is an umbrella unit trust and an undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) scheme established and organised under the laws of Ireland.