UBS High Yield Funds invest in high-yielding corporate bonds issued by borrowers of lower credit quality than is the case with our more traditional funds. UBS High Yield Funds are an attractive addition to the portfolio as they offer above-average earnings potential but at less risk than a direct investment in this market.
The fund invests primarily in high-yield corporate bonds with a focus on shorter duration issues selected using strict criteria.
When selecting issuers, emphasis will be on issuers with a higher quality bias.
Provides investors seeking exposure to High Yield as an asset class with a potentially less volatile risk/return profile compared with a full market High Yield strategy
The exchange rate risk between USD and EUR is largely hedged.
This share class (qdist) may make quarterly distributions. There are potential negative tax consequences for investors in some jurisdictions. See risk section below.
Clients benefit from the return potential of short duration high yield corporate bonds.
Active portfolio management ensures that particular attention is paid to the prevailing economic situation, sector selection and issuers' credit ratings.
Credit risk managed via experience team drawing on fundamental credit research and though broad diversification of the portfolio.
Depending on the credit quality, the default risk is higher in the case of high yield bonds than with investment grade corporate and government bonds. Changes in interest rates have an effect on the value of the portfolio. This requires corresponding risk tolerance and capacity. All investments are subject to market fluctuations. Every fund has specific risks, which can significantly increase under unusual market conditions. The fund can use derivatives, which may result in additional risks (particularly counterparty risk). This share class (qdist) may make quarterly distributions. There are potential negative tax consequences for investors in some jurisdictions.
UBS Bond Funds
UBS High Yield Funds
UBS Asset Management
UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A.
UBS Europe SE, Luxembourg Branch
Day of inception
September 11, 2017
Currency of account
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Net asset value
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Assets of the unit class in mn
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Theoretical yield to maturity (net)
Option Adjusted Duration
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Performance chart (EUR-based, as of October 20, 2017)
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Performance (in %, as of October 20, 2017)
These figures refer to the past. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.
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