Provider Aberdeen Unit Trust Managers Ltd. Administration Cogent Investment Operations Ltd. ...
Aberdeen Unit Trust Managers Ltd.
Cogent Investment Operations Ltd.
State Street Bank and Trust Company.
Aberdeen Sterling Bond Unit Trust
The fund aims for a high and stable income through investment in sterling denominated fixed interest securities, including preference shares, with an emphasis on those assets that offer higher yield than gilts. Securities acquired on the conversion of convertible securities held within the portfolio and warrants originally acquired with fixed interest investments or under a scheme of reconstruction affecting securities in the fund, may also be held to enable the manager to maximise their realisation value.
Open Ended Investment Company
This is an authorised unit trust.
Autif general sector
UK Corporate Bonds
Standard & Poor's Fund Management rating as at 05/02/2002
Fund is passively managed
The fund is actively managed.
Fund invests in other funds
This is not a fund of funds.
Yield as quoted by FundTracker
Bid/offer spread as quoted by FundTracker
Fund size £m
183.6 as at the end of January
Fund launch date
The fund was originally launched on 9 April 1988.
Initial commission %
Initial commission of 3% payable.
Renewal commission %
Renewal commission is not paid on unit trust holdings, except for a few select agents.
Minimum single lump sum investment
The minimum lump sum investment is £500.
Min additional investment (£)
The minimum amount for additional investment is £100.
Min monthly premium (£)
The minimum monthly investment is £50.
Initial charge (%)
The initial charge is 4.25%.
Annual management charge (% pa)
There is an annual management charge of 1.25%.
Annual charge deducted from income or capital
The annual management charge is deducted from income.
Exit charge for early redemption
There are no early exit charges.
Discount terms available
Discount terms are discretionary but there is a 4% discount on switches.
Share exchange scheme available
A share exchange service is available and is free for holdings in excess of £2,500. For holdings below that sum, there is a charge of £15 per security.
Capital protected fund
This is not a capital protected fund.
Transfer PEP status of fund
The fund is available for inclusion in a Pep Transfer Plan.
ISA status of fund
The fund is available for inclusion in an Individual Savings Account (Isa).
Dealing at previously fixed price
Dealing at a price yet to be fixed
Dealing is carried out on a forward basis with a valuation point of noon each day.
Contract notes issued for registration purposes
Registration is confirmed by way of a contract note for lump sum purchases and six monthly statements giving a valuation of the holding and details of all transactions for the period.
Income is distributed on 15 March, 15 June, 15 September and 15 December each year. Units go ex-distribution on 16 January, 16 April, 16 July and 16 October.
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Fund volatility as calculated by FundTracker
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