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abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Platform 1 Inc GBP

abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Platform 1 Inc GBP



IA Sector:

IA Sterling Corporate Bond

Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5




01 December 2023

Last change:

icon-down-small -0.28%

1 year change:

icon-up-small 2.57%

5 year annualised return:


12 month yield:


At a glance

At a glance performance and information


Share Dealing Account Yes

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  • abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Platform 1 Inc GBP
  • IA Sterling Corporate Bond
  • Markit iBoxx Sterling Collateralized & Corporates(Midday)

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 30/09/18 to 30/09/19 30/09/19 to 30/09/20 30/09/20 to 30/09/21 30/09/21 to 30/09/22 30/09/22 to 30/09/23
abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Platform 1 Inc GBP 10.17% 3.58% 1.51% -24.93% 6.98%
IA Sterling Corporate Bond 9.02% 4.21% 1.26% -20.53% 7.28%
Markit iBoxx Sterling Collateralized & Corporates(Midday) 10.72% 4.53% 0.13% -24.07% 7.64%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Platform 1 Inc GBP 4.69% 5.82% 2.57% -6.06% -0.45%
IA Sterling Corporate Bond 3.44% 4.42% 3.07% -4.33% 0.49%
Markit iBoxx Sterling Collateralized & Corporates(Midday) 4.07% 5.34% 2.63% -5.93% -0.11%

Fund Objective: To generate income and some growth over the long term (5 years or more) by investing in Sterling-denominated investment grade corporate bonds which adhere to the abrdn Ethical Corporate Bond Investment Approach. Performance Target: To be top quartile within the fund's peer group; as measured by the Investment Association Sterling Corporate Bond Sector, over rolling three-year periods (after charges). The Performance Target is the level of performance that the management team hopes to achieve for the fund. There is however no certainty or promise that they will achieve the Performance Target. The ACD believes this is an appropriate target for the fund based on the investment policy of the fund and the constituents of the sector.

Manager name:

abrdn Fund Managers Limited

Manager start date:

01 March 2014

Investment style:


Region (geographical):


Manager Biography:

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. Mark is responsible for managing a number of institutional funds in the corporate bond team. Previously in his role as an analyst Mark was responsible for providing company research and trade ideas for the credit team. He has also worked as an analyst on the UK small cap equities team. Before joining SWIP, Mark spent four years working in the derivatives market, trading futures electronically on the Chicago Board of Trade. Mark is a CFA charterholder and has the Investment Management Certificate. He is a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of Edinburgh.


Markit iBoxx Sterling Collateralized & Corporates(Midday)


IA Sterling Corporate Bond

FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5

Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. Please note that Investment Managers may charge each time you buy new units or shares in a fund or trust. Where Investment Managers would have an entry charge, we will negotiate to have it waived so you will not be charged. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 0.64%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. 0%
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: Lloyds The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £1.50

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 396,625,720.00 GBX

Chart date: December 1, 2023

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Credit suisse group ag frn 30/09/27 gbp100000reg s 1.49%
European investment bank 5.625% bds 7/6/2032 gbp1000 1.37%
European investment bank 3.875% bds 08/06/37 gbp1000 1.22%
Lloyds banking group plc frn 15/12/31 gbp100000 1.06%
Bazalgette finance plc 2.375% green bds 29/11/27 gbp100000 1.02%
Athene global funding 1% mtn 25/11/27 gbp1000 0.95%
Credit agricole 4.875% 23/10/2029 0.94%
Credit suisse ag london 7.75% 10/03/2026 0.93%
Ngg finance 5.625% reset cap sec 18/06/73 gbp100000 0.93%
Barclays plc 3% nts 08/05/26 gbp100000 0.90%


Sectors Weight
Financials 46.37%
Utilities 16.64%
Real Estate 11.95%
Telecommunications Utilities 4.92%
Industrials 4.63%
Fixed Interest 3.42%
Government Agency Bonds 2.75%
Others 2.66%
Money Market 2.65%
Consumer Discretionary 2.20%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
UK 61.30%
USA 9.70%
France 5.10%
Switzerland 3.63%
International 3.42%
Germany 3.26%
Spain 3.12%
Netherlands 2.33%
Australia 1.85%
Canada 1.05%

What is ESG?

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is an approach for evaluating to what extent a company works towards social goals. For investors this can be used in order to understand how their funds and the assets they are made up of work towards these goals and use that information to help make sustainable investment choices.

ESG Metric


MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile (0-100)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Global Percentile (0-100)


Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Social Score Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Severe Governance Controversies Involvement (%)





Important legal information

The Lloyds Bank Direct Investments Service is operated by Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. Registered in England and Wales no. 3195646. Halifax Share Dealing Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN under registration number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue & Customs Approved ISA Manager.

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