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UBS (Lux) Bond Fund - EUR P-acc
ISIN no.:  LU0033050237
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Overview  
Category profile
UBS Flexible Fixed Income Funds are actively managed and broadly diversified portfolios that offer investors the opportunity to invest flexibly and actively in a wide range of bond classes in order to achieve an attractive performance in the medium term.

Fund description
The fund invests primarily in euro-denominated bonds from issuers with high creditworthiness (classified as investment grade by the established rating agencies). The fund may also invest to a limited extent in non-euro, emerging market and high yield bonds. The portfolio has an average credit quality of investment grade.
The fund takes active positions in interest rates, credit and currencies using bonds and derivatives. The fund manager combines a mix of carefully selected issuers and bonds across a range of maturities and if desired in various currencies with the aim of exploiting attractive return opportunities while maintaining risk control.

Key benefits
The flexible investment solution strives to achieve an attractive return over the medium term compared to the broader euro-denominated bond markets while focusing on prudent risk management.
The fund offers a dynamic strategy that uses bonds and derivatives to take active positions in interest rates, credit and to a limited extent also in currencies. Active management aims to achieve an optimal risk/return ratio.
Clients are offered access to a diversified euro-denominated bond portfolio whose rigorous investment approach centers on controlling downside risks through comprehensive research and risk management.

Risks
The fund may engage in relatively high-risk strategies in bond and currency markets, whereby both long and short positions may be held and derivatives may be used. The use of derivatives may result in additional risks (notably counterparty risk). Depending on the credit rating (credit quality), corporate bonds may exhibit a higher default risk than government bonds. The default risk of high yield and emerging market bonds is higher than that of corporate and government bonds of investment grade quality. Changes in interest rate levels, credit spreads and currencies may affect the value of the fund. Emerging markets are in an early stage of development, which is typically associated, for example, with pronounced price fluctuations and other specific risks such as lower market transparency, regulatory hurdles and corporate governance provisions, as well as political and social challenges. Emerging markets may have limited liquidity. Greater portfolio flexibility may increase the risk that portfolio management decisions negatively affect performance. Investments are subject to market fluctuations. Each fund exhibits specific risks, which may increase significantly under unusual market conditions. The aforementioned aspects require investors to have the corresponding risk appetite and risk capacity.

Product features
Product type
Open end
Product category
UBS Bond Funds
UBS Flexible Fixed Income Funds
Product domicile
Luxembourg
Portfolio management
UBS AG, UBS Asset Management, Zürich
Fund management
UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A.
Custodian bank
UBS Europe SE, Luxembourg Branch
Day of inception
August 6, 1991
Currency of account
EUR
Close of financial year
March 31
Issue / redemption
daily
Distribution
Reinvestment
Management fee
0.72% p.a.
Total expense ratio (TER)
0.97% p.a.
Swing pricing
yes
Reference Index / Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays Euro Aggregate 500mio+

Current data
Net asset value
EUR398.09
18/10/2017
High - last 12 months
EUR405.78
20/10/2016
Low - last 12 months
EUR388.57
10/03/2017
Assets of the unit class in mn
EUR156.64
18/10/2017
Total product assets in mn
EUR242.80
18/10/2017
Theoretical yield to maturity (net)
0.21%
29/09/2017
Average remaining maturity
8.10 years
29/09/2017

Symbols
ISIN no.
LU0033050237
Bloomberg Ticker
SBSECBI LX
Reuters Id
UBSFUNDS04
Telekurs Id
BPXEB

 
Performance chart (EUR-based, as of October 18, 2017)
Indexed, Month-end values
Performance chart (EUR-based, as of October 18, 2017)


Performance (in %, as of October 18, 2017)
in %
1
year
3
years
5
years
ø p.a.
5 years
EUR
-1.70
4.58
16.21
3.05
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.
Peer group (as of September 30, 2017)
 
1
year
3
years
5
years
Fund (EUR, in%)
-3.07
3.87
16.35
Ø peer group (in %) 1)
-0.55
3.77
15.39
Quartile ranking 2)
4
2
2
1)  Average performance Lipper Global Classification (LGC)
2)  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, 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 maturity in years (in %, as of September 29, 2017)
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By Credit rating (in %, as of September 29, 2017)
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By the 10 largest positions (in %, as of September 30, 2017)
Bundesrepublik Deutschland
13.81
Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro
12.81
Spain Government Bond
12.69
French Republic Government Bond OAT
11.33
Kingdom of Belgium Government Bond
3.44
Cooperatieve Rabobank UA
3.15
Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau
3.08
Netherlands Government Bond
2.11
UBS Lux Bond SICAV - EUR Inflation-linked EUR
2.08
Toyota Motor Credit Corp
1.55

By sector (in %, as of September 29, 2017)
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