The objective of this fund is to achieve above-market performance. Dividends are normally distributed to investors each year.
The fund invests mainly in European corporate bonds that have a positive or an improving Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) profile.
The fund promotes various environmental and social characteristics and good governance practices through a commitment to systematically identify and address sustainability factors throughout the investment management processes and through active ownership.
This fund is not a sustainable investment product as described in Article 9 of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR, Regulation (EU) 2019/2088).
The fund may invest in, or be exposed to, the following investments up to the percentage of net assets indicated: bonds with a rating lower than Baa3/BBB- (or similar) or unrated: 25%.
In actively managing the fund’s portfolio, the management team selects securities that appear to offer superior investment characteristics.
The fund generally expects that its holdings, and therefore its performance, may differ significantly from those of the benchmark.
The fund may use derivatives for hedging and efficient portfolio management, as well as for investment purposes.
The total modified duration, including cash, ranges from 0 to the benchmark duration plus 2 years.
The main part of the share class' NAV will be hedged against the base currency of the fund. However, the share class remains exposed to the currencies of the investments in the fund.
Recommendation: This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within 3 years.