Investments must at least be rated BBB- and equivalent.
Portfolio managers are not forced to sell at the point of downgrade when values are typically at their lowest.
Fallen angels: bonds that were once investment grade but has since fallen to high yield status.
Data as at 31 December 2021. Sources: Morningstar, Capital Group
*Universe breakdown is based on latest available data from Morningstar.
Bond ratings, which typically range from AAA/Aaa (highest) to D (lowest), are assigned by credit rating agencies such as Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and/or Fitch, as an indication of an issuer’s creditworthiness.
If agency ratings differ, the security will be considered to have received the highest of those ratings, consistent with the fund’s investment policies.
Fixed Income Portfolio manager
“The balance of risks seems finely poised but now is not a time for complacency, and selectivity is key”
Damir Bettini, Principal Investment Officer of Capital Group Global Corporate Bond Fund (LUX).
Consistent yield pick-up has contributed to meaningful cumulative returns
Provides global exposure to corporate investment-grade bonds. Indexed to Bloomberg Global Aggregate Corporate (hedged to USD).
Provides exposure to euro-denominated corporate investment-grade bonds. Indexed to Bloomberg Euro Aggregate Corporate Total Return.
Provides exposure to USD-denominated corporate investment-grade bonds. Indexed to Bloomberg US Corporate Investment Grade.
The information in relation to the index is provided for context and illustration only. The fund is an actively managed UCITS. It is not managed in reference to a benchmark.
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