Aberdeen launches short-dated version of £1.7bn Corporate Bond fund

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Laura Dew
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Aberdeen launches short-dated version of £1.7bn Corporate Bond fund

Aberdeen Asset Management has expanded its fixed income range with the launch of a sterling short-dated corporate bond fund.

It will allocate to investment grade credit focusing on securities which mature in five years, and will be managed by the team running the £1.7bn Corporate Bond fund. What are the biggest risks and opportunities for bond investors? Up to half of the fund's assets may be invested in non-sterling assets and then fully hedged back. Aberdeen is looking to raise £100m for the fund within the first year and will have a minimum investment of £500 and an onging charges figure (OCF) of 0.69% on the retail share class.  The firm is confident the fund will be able to limit exposure to risi...

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