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UBS (Lux) Bond SICAV - Emerging Markets Bonds 2018 (EUR) P-acc
ISIN no.:  LU1029155857
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Overview  
Category profile
The concept of UBS Fixed Maturity Funds is straightforward: clients do not just invest in a single bond, but in a number of carefully selected bonds. And, last but not least, these UBS Funds have a fixed maturity. The fund concept in brief:

1. Investors invest a certain amount in the fund. Our portfolio management team purchases various bonds for the fund. The investment period is determined beforehand.

2. During this period, investors will receive regular income, provided they select the distributing option.

3. The redemption is carried out upon maturity.

Therefore, UBS Maturity Funds are like a single bond - but diversified!

Fund description
The fund mainly invests in sovereign, quasi-sovereign and corporate bonds denominated in US dollar from emerging market issuers with high creditworthiness on average (rated investment grade by established rating agencies).
The fund manager combines carefully selected issuers of different credit qualities from different sectors and countries, and securities with different maturities with the aim to seize interesting investment opportunities while keeping risks in check.
Exchange rate risks versus the fund currency euro is hedged using derivative instruments.
The fund will mature on 17 December 2018.

Key benefits
Investors obtain an investment similar to a single bond with a fixed maturity but with all the benefits of diversification and fund management by specialists.
Investors are protected from exchange rate risk between the euro (fund currency) and the US dollar (currency of the bonds in the fund).
Investors can benefit from attractive current emerging market credit spreads regardless of whether or not spread-narrowing takes place during the fund's life.*)
*) No guarantee – repayment at fund maturity and distributions can be influenced by various factors including currency hedging

Risks
The fund invests in bonds and may therefore be subject to fluctuations in value. This requires corresponding risk tolerance and capacity. The value of a unit upon maturity is uncertain

and depends on the repayment of the investments as well as on their reinvestment or new investment. The value of a unit may fall below the purchase price. Changes in interest rates have an effect on the value of the portfolio. Due to transaction costs, extension costs and mismatches between the maturity of bonds and the duration of the fund, currency hedging has an impact on the yield to maturity of the fund and the effective return for investors. Pronounced fluctuations in price are among the characteristics of emerging economies. Others include specific risks such as lower market transparency, regulatory hurdles, illiquidity of markets as well as political and social challenges. Bonds from emerging economies are usually considered as carrying significant credit risk. The fund may use derivatives which can reduce investor risks or give rise to additional risks (inter alia the counterparty risk). Every fund exhibits specific risks, a description of these risks can be found in the prospectus.

Product features
Product type
Open end
Product category
UBS Bond Funds
UBS Fixed Maturity Funds
Product domicile
Luxembourg
Portfolio management
UBS Asset Management
Fund management
UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A.
Custodian bank
UBS Europe SE, Luxembourg Branch
Day of inception
March 21, 2014
Currency of account
EUR
Close of financial year
May 31
Issue / redemption
daily
Distribution
Reinvestment
Management fee
0.72% p.a.
Total expense ratio (TER)
0.97% p.a.
Swing pricing
yes

Current data
Net asset value
EUR109.40
17/10/2017
High - last 12 months
EUR109.61
23/05/2017
Low - last 12 months
EUR107.75
16/11/2016
Assets of the unit class in mn
EUR16.94
17/10/2017
Total product assets in mn
EUR70.54
17/10/2017
Initial yield to maturity at launch (before hedging) 1)
3.60%
21/03/2014
Initial yield to maturity at re-opening (before hedging) 2)
3.34%
22/04/2014
Initial yield to maturity at re-opening (before hedging) 2)
3.25%
12/09/2014
Initial yield to maturity at re-opening 3)
2.57%
14/04/2016
Modified duration
0.68
29/09/2017
Current average portfolio maturity
06/2018
17/10/2017
Fund maturity
17/12/2018
 
1)  Net of fees and not taking defaults, hedging effects and issuing commissions into account
2)  Net of fees, incl. swing factor and not taking defaults, hedging effects and issuing commissions into account
3)  Net of fees, incl. swing factor and not taking defaults and issuing commissions into account.

Symbols
ISIN no.
LU1029155857
Bloomberg Ticker
UEB18PA LX
Telekurs Id
n.a.

 
Performance chart (EUR-based, as of October 17, 2017)
Indexed, Month-end values
Performance chart (EUR-based, as of October 17, 2017)


Performance (in %, as of October 17, 2017)
in %
1
year
3
years
5
years
since
21/03/2014
EUR
0.55
6.72
-
9.40
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%)
0.54
6.67
-
Ø peer group (in %) 1)
1.38
3.19
-
Quartile ranking 2)
3
1
-
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 Target Maturity Bond EUR 2020+, 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 Credit rating (in %, as of September 30, 2017)
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By the 10 largest positions (in %, as of September 30, 2017)
Nigeria Government International Bond
4.90
Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
4.27
State Bank of India/London
3.75
Magyar Export-Import Bank Zrt
3.65
Hungary Government International Bond
3.52
Ghana Government International Bond
3.46
Caixa Economica Federal
3.46
Gabon Government International Bond
3.43
Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social
3.33
Petroleos Mexicanos
3.25

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