UBS Classic Bond Funds offer investors the opportunity to participate in a broadly diversified portfolio of mainly investment-grade bonds. These investment products aim to generate a regular income flow. There is a choice of funds in all major currencies and maturity structures, as well as global and corporate bond fund. UBS Classic Bond Funds are an ideal building block for fixed income portfolios or for the fixed income component of balanced portfolios.
The fund invests predominantly in EUR-denominated investment-grade corporate bonds.
The fund focuses on careful stock and security selection as well as active duration management
The investment objective is to achieve the most attractive return possible based on the performance of the EUR corporates market.
The fund is appropriate for investors seeking to achieve an attractive return by investing in a broadly diversified EUR portfolio of corporate bonds.
Clients profit from the return potential of corporate bonds, which is higher than that of government bonds.
Active portfolio management ensures that particular attention is paid to the prevailing economic situation, sector selection and issuers' credit ratings.
Risk is kept in check via meticulous company analysis and broad diversification of the portfolio.
The fund is particularly appropriate for clients with a medium-term investment horizon who are willing to take on more risk than for investments in government bonds in order to benefit from potentially attractive returns.
Even though the credit quality of the portfolio is investment grade, the default risk is higher with corporate bonds than with government paper. 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. The fund can invest in less liquid assets that may be difficult to sell in the case of distressed markets. Every fund has specific risks, which may increase considerably in unusual market conditions. The fund can use derivatives, which may result in additional risks (particularly counterparty risk).
UBS Bond Funds
UBS Classic Bond Funds
UBS Asset Management
UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A.
UBS Europe SE, Luxembourg Branch
Day of inception
April 11, 2003
Currency of account
Close of financial year
Issue / redemption
Total expense ratio (TER)
Reference Index / Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays Euro Aggregate 500mio+ Corporate Index
Net asset value
High - last 12 months
Low - last 12 months
Assets of the unit class in mn
Total product assets in mn
Theoretical yield to worst (gross)
Performance chart (EUR-based, as of December 11, 2017)
Indexed, Month-end values
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
Performance (in %, as of December 11, 2017)
The performance shown does not take account of any commissions, entry or exit charges.
These figures refer to the past. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
Peer group (as of November 30, 2017)
Fund (EUR, in%)
Ø peer group (in %) 1)
Quartile ranking 2)
||Average performance Lipper Global Classification (LGC)
||Quartile 1,2,3,4; e.g.: 1= fund is part of the best 25% of all funds of the peer group
Peer group information. Peer group category used: LGC Bond EUR Corporates, based on mutual funds in the "MSCI Europe Developed Markets Universe" ex institutional and insurance funds, ETF's and Pension Trusts. Source and calculation: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company
By sector (in %, as of November 30, 2017)
By Credit rating (in %, as of November 30, 2017)
By the 10 largest positions (in %, as of November 30, 2017)
Banque Federative du Credit Mutuel SA
Cooperatieve Rabobank UA
Volkswagen International Finance NV
Goldman Sachs Group Inc/The
HSBC Holdings PLC
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Bank of America Corp
By maturity in years (in %, as of November 30, 2017)