The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets.
The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities which are denominated in euro. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e.
debt securities with short term maturities).
At least 70% of the Fund’s total assets will be issued by companies whether domiciled in countries inside or outside of the Eurozone and will be investment grade (i.e.
meet a specified level of credit worthiness) at the time of purchase. The remainder may include investments with a relatively low credit rating or which are unrated.
The investment adviser (IA) may use financial derivative instruments (FDIs) (i.e. investments the prices of which are based on one or more underlying assets) for
investment purposes in order to achieve the investment objective of the Fund, and/or to reduce risk within the Fund’s portfolio, reduce investment costs and generate
additional income. The Fund may, via FDIs, generate varying amounts of market leverage (i.e. where the Fund gains market exposure in excess of the value of its
The Fund is actively managed, and the IA has discretion to select the Fund's investments. In doing so, the IA will refer to the ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (the
“Index”) when constructing the Fund’s portfolio, and also for risk management purposes to ensure that the active risk (i.e. degree of deviation from the index) taken by
the Fund remains appropriate given the Fund’s investment objective and policy. The IA is not bound by the components or weighting of the Index when selecting
investments. The IA may also use its discretion to invest in securities not included in the Index in order to take advantage of specific investment opportunities.
However, the geographical scope of the investment objective and policy may have the effect of limiting the extent to which the portfolio holdings will deviate from the
Index. The Index should be used by investors to compare the performance of the Fund.
Recommendation: This Fund may not be appropriate for short-term investment.
Your shares will be non-distributing (i.e. dividend income will be included in their value).
Your shares will be denominated in Euro, the Fund's base currency.
You can buy and sell your shares daily. The minimum initial investment for this share class is US$5,000 or other currency equivalent.
For more information on the Fund, share/unit classes, risks and charges, please see the Fund's prospectus, available on the product pages at www.blackrock.com