Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund Z Accumulation GBP

Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund Z Accumulation GBP
Threadneedle Investment Services Ltd
Open Ended Investment Company
£ Corporate Bond
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
2.4 %
ICE BofAML 1-10Y Sterling NonGilt TR GBP
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve a total return (by way of income and capital appreciation) through investments that are deemed to be supporting and funding socially beneficial activities and development, primarily in the UK.
Holding %
Wellcome Trust Finance PLC 4.75% 3.14 %
European Investment Bank 2.25% 3.05 %
LCR Finance plc 4.5% 2.96 %
Transport For London 2.12% 2.85 %
Lloyds Bank plc 2.5% 2.82 %
Anglian Water Services Financing Plc 1.62% 2.29 %
HSBC Holdings plc 3.03% 2.25 %
Electricity North West 8.88% 2.16 %
Barclays PLC 0.62% 2.04 %
Nationwide Building Society 6.88% 2.03 %
Threadneedle Investment Services Ltd
EC4N 6AG, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company


Simon Bond
Joined 12/04/2013

Simon Bond joined the company in 2003 and has been the portfolio manager of the Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund since its launch in 2013, as well as the Threadneedle (Lux) European Social Bond Fund launched in 2017. Having previously managed a number of institutional and retail investment grade corporate bond portfolios, Simon now concentrates his focus on managing Columbia Threadneedle’s social bond portfolios and developing other responsible investment strategies across the firm. Simon has 32 years’ experience in the fund management industry, with the last 27 years specialising in corporate credit. Throughout his career, Simon has taken a keen interest in the social investment space and as an analyst the first entity Simon reported on was Peabody Trust and the first sector he covered was housing associations. Simon is particularly passionate about the role of infrastructure in both regeneration and economic growth. Prior to joining the firm, Simon managed £6 billion in his role as the Senior UK Credit Fund Manager for AXA. Simon also worked for GE Insurance as a Portfolio Manager, Provident Mutual as a Fixed Income Analyst and Hambros Bank as an Investment Accountant and Pension Fund Investment Administrator. Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, holds the Investment Management Certificate and the General Registered Representatives Certificate.

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