Standard Life Investments

Short Duration Credit Fund Platform 1 Inc

Platform 1 Income ISIN: GB00B63SCK67

Price
55.34
Daily change
Up 0.04p (0.07%)
Yield
1.79%
Change date
24/09/2018

Introduction

The fund aims to provide a return from a combination of income and capital growth by investing predominantly in investment grade bonds. The fund is actively managed by our investment teams who may invest in a wide range of bonds (e.g. corporate bonds including sub investment grade bonds, government backed securities, overseas bonds, index-linked bonds, floating rate notes (FRNs) and asset backed securities (ABSs)) and/or money market instruments in order to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. The fund may use derivatives to reduce the fund’s exposure to interest rate risk with the aim of reducing duration exposure to around two years. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund will routinely use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.

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Fund management

Daniel McKernan

Daniel McKernan

Daniel joined Standard Life Investments in 2013 as Head of Sterling Investment Grade Credit. He has responsibility for a number of large credit and aggregate bond mandates. Daniel has over 20 years’ investment experience as a fixed income fund manager. He previously worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as Head of European and Sterling Credit. Daniel has also worked at BlackRock, Aegon Asset Management and Norwich Union.

Mark Munro

Mark Munro

Mark Munro joined Standard Life Investments as Investment Director in 2013. He is part of the Sterling investment grade team and is a portfolio manager running a number of retail and institutional funds.

Performance

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In depth

Investment objective

The fund aims to provide a return from a combination of income and capital growth by investing predominantly in investment grade bonds. The fund is actively managed by our investment teams who may invest in a wide range of bonds (e.g. corporate bonds including sub investment grade bonds, government backed securities, overseas bonds, index-linked bonds, floating rate notes (FRNs) and asset backed securities (ABSs)) and/or money market instruments in order to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. The fund may use derivatives to reduce the fund’s exposure to interest rate risk with the aim of reducing duration exposure to around two years. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund will routinely use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.

Key information

ManagersDaniel McKernan , Mark Munro
Launch date01 May 2003
IA sectorIA £ Corporate Bond Sector
BenchmarkBloomberg Barclays Sterling Collateralised & Corporate Index (hedged to 2 year duration)
Share type availableIncome
Available as an ISA yes
Reporting dates28  Feb, 31  Aug
Distribution dates31  Jan, 30  Apr, 31  Jul, 31  Oct
Codes
ISIN:
GB00B63SCK67
Citicode:
10GJ
SEDOL:
B63SCK6
Mex ID:
STCTIN
Charges (%)
Initial charge:
0.00
Annual management charge:
0.500
Risk and Reward3
Min value of holdings
Min holding:
£50,000
Min initial investment:
£2,000,000
Min withdrawal:
£5,000

Performance

Fund performance (on a bid to bid basis)

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Fund performance & returns (figures updated on a quarterly basis)

(on a bid to bid basis)
Fund performance
Sector performance
 1 month*6 months*1 year*3 years*5 years*
Fund performance
Sector performance

Past performance is not a guarantee of future returns. The value of investments may go down as well as up and you may receive back less than you invested. Your capital and income is not guaranteed.

* Values to -

** n/a indicates that fund performance information is not available for this period due to the date the fund was launched.

"FTSE" is a trademark jointly owned by the London Stock Exchange Plc and The Financial Times Limited and is used by FTSE International Limited ("FTSE") under licence. All rights in the FTSE indices vest in FTSE. FTSE does not sponsor, endorse, or promote this or any other financial product.

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