The objective of this fund is to provide income by tracking the performance of the Markit iBoxx Sterling Non-Gilts ex BBB Index. The fund will invest between 70% and 100% in bonds (a type of loan which pays interest) included in the Index. The fund’s investments will closely match those that make up the Index. The Index consists of bonds which are issued in Sterling by UK or overseas companies. The bonds that the fund invests in will be almost entirely investment grade (rated as lower risk). Investment grade bonds are bonds that have achieved a higher credit rating from a rating agency. Credit ratings give an indication of how likely it is that the issuer of a bond will be able to pay back interest and the loan on time. The fund may use derivatives (contracts which have a value linked to the price of another asset) to: reduce risk or cost; or generate additional capital or income with no, or an acceptably low, level of risk. The fund may also invest in deposits, money market instruments and cash. Money market instruments are a type of security where cash can be deposited for short periods of time. This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
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Fund Provider Factsheet
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Key Investor Information Document
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A report published by the Fund Management Group detailing the progress of the fund during the course of the previous 12 months. The information provided includes a financial statement for the group as a whole.
268,776 bytes PDF Document; last updated 20 May 2018
Semi Annual Report
Published periodically through the course of the financial year of the fund, the report provides an overview of the fund's performance and the prospects for the remainder of the year. Included are portfolio changes (i.e. which stocks have been bought and sold), and changes in the geographical breakdown during the course of the previous 12 months.
This is a formal document which contains details of the funds' objectives, investment strategies, risks, performance, distribution policy, fees and expenses and, fund management style. A fund’s prospectus must be lodged with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for authorisation.
1,521,396 bytes PDF Document; last updated 18 Jan 2018
LGIM Index Fund Management Team
has managed this fund for 5 years and 2 months.
The Index Fund Management team comprises 25 fund managers, supported by two analysts. Management oversight is provided by the Global Head of Index Funds. The team has average industry experience of 15 years, of which seven years has been at LGIM, and is focused on achieving the equally important objectives of close tracking and maximising returns.