Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund Class A US$ Accumulating
Sub-fund of Legg Mason Global Funds PLC (Open Ended Investment Company domiciled in Ireland)
Key Information
Legal Documents
Performance
Analysis

Fund Profile

Category: Open Ended Investment Company

Objective The fund's goal is to generate income in all market conditions while maintaining the value of the fund. Investment Policy B The fund will invest in bonds issued by corporations and governments. B The fund may invest in companies located anywhere in the world, including emerging market countries. B The fund may invest in higher rated and lower rated bonds. B The fund holds investments issued in different currencies and tries to profit from changes in the exchange rates between currencies. B The fund may invest in derivatives (financial instruments whose value is derived from the value of other assets), to help try to achieve the fund's objective as well as to reduce risk or cost or to generate additional growth or income for the fund. Manager's Discretion: The fund manager has discretion in selecting investments within the fund's objective and investment policies. Fund's Base Currency: US Dollar Share Class Currency: US Dollar Transaction Costs: The fund bears costs in buying and selling investments, which may have a material impact on the fund's performance. Dealing Frequency: You can buy, sell and switch your shares on each day that the New York Stock Exchange is open for business. Minimum Initial Investment: For this share class the minimum initial investment is USD 1,000. Treatment of Income: Income and gains from the fund's investments are not paid but instead are reflected in the fund's share price.

Morningstar Rating
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Risk and reward profile
3
Lower Risk
Possible Lower
Returns
Higher Risk
Possible Higher
Returns
Key Information
Closing Price 13/12/2019130.13
Morningstar categoryGlobal Flexible Bond
CurrencyUSD
Distribution statusAccumulating
ISINIE00BBT3JP45
Inception Date30/08/2013
Minimum initial amount100.00 USD
Fees And Charges
Entry feeNone
Purchase charge0.5% (subject to minimum)
Custody feeNone
Exit feeNone
Sale chargeNone
Ongoing charge1.39% of which 0.55% is paid by the Fund Manager to MeDirect
Fund management company
AddressLegg Mason Investments (Ireland) Limited Arthur Cox Building, Earlsfort Terrace Dublin Ireland
Manager NameBrian L. Kloss
Manager Start Date03/06/2013
Total Net Assets (mil)84.69 USD (30/11/2019)
UCITSYes
AdministratorBNY Mellon Fund Services (Ireland) Designated Activity Company

Legal Documents

Prospectus
en 19/07/2019
Annual Report
en 28/02/2019
Semi Annual Report
en 31/08/2019
Morningstar Report
16/12/2019

Performance

Historical returns are no guarantee for future performances. Investing in Financial markets and securities involves risk. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Investment losses may occur and investors could lose some or all of their investment in the Fund.
Entry fees, purchase charges, custody fees, exit fees, sale charges and taxes are not included in the calculation of past performance. Ongoing charges (including management fees, administrative fees and other costs) have been taken in to account, as they are already included in the price/NAV of the fund.
The performance in euro can be lower or higher than the performance in the currency of denomination of the fund due to fluctuations in exchange rates.
Annualised performance in USD
PeriodAnnualised returnDate
1 year11.23%13/12/2019
3 years4.45%13/12/2019
5 years4.27%13/12/2019
Since launch4.28%13/12/2019
Cumulative performance in USD
Performance
YTD 01/01/201910.98%
1 month0.26%
3 months0.49%
6 months3.49%
Quarterly Returns
Q 1Q 2Q 3Q 4
20194.03%4.24%2.72%-
2018-0.50%-1.19%0.28%-1.25%
20172.09%0.81%1.43%0.19%
20164.79%3.49%3.04%0.10%
20152.45%-0.70%-4.44%-0.41%
Dividend
No Data Available

Asset Allocation
% Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock0.00%0.00%0.00%
Bond95.45%0.02%95.44%
Cash115.02%111.35%3.67%
Other1.06%0.16%0.90%
Return/Risk Analysis
Risk Measurement1 Year3 Years5 Years
Standard Deviation
4.243.464.15
Sharpe Ratio
2.140.890.67
Sortino Ratio
11.361.861.20
Positive Months7.0020.0033.00
Negative Months5.0016.0027.00
Worst Month-0.37-1.45-2.41
World Regions
No Data Available
Stock Sector Weighting
No Data Available
Top 10 Holdings
HoldingSectorCountry% of Assets
United States Treasury Notes 2.38% 15/05/2029United States7.99
Sequoia Mtg Trust 4% 25/12/2047United States2.98
Wamu Mortgage Pass-Through CTFS TR 4.68% 25/06/2034United States2.91
Towd Point Mortgage Trust 2.75% 25/06/2057United States2.63
Dell International L.L.C. and EMC Corporation 6.02% 15/06/2026United States2.44
Mondelez International Holdings Netherlands BV 2.12% 19/09/2022Netherlands2.32
France (Republic Of) 2% 25/05/2048France2.18
Thornburg Mortgage Securities Trust 2.33% 25/06/2044United States2.13
CWABS Inc. 2.06% 15/02/2034United States2.06
CIT Group, Inc. 5% 15/08/2022United States2.02
Classification of Morningstar Category
Ranking1 Year2 Years3 Years5 Years
Top 25%
Category above the average
Category below the average
Bottom 25%
Morningstar Style Box
Fixed Income Style
Large
Interest Rate Sensitivity
Mid
Small
Value
Blend
Growth
Credit Quality
$
130.13
Closing Price
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