AXA Pan European High Yield Bond

A fund focusing on the European high yield bond market

Overview

The AXA Pan European High Yield Bond fund offers investors access to a defensively managed portfolio of high yield credits in the European market. The strategy consists of a rigorous approach to credit selection, including a stringent analysis of the underlying company’s capital and cash flow structures as well as bondholder conditions, utilising the large and well experienced research team. The strategy has a very good track record of avoiding defaults and the fund outperformed peers through the market turbulence of 2015.

Fund type: Asset class: Sector:
Unit Trust Bonds High Yield
This fund is not currently listed in our model portfolios
See all our rated funds
See all our model portfolios

Fund Manager: James Gledhill

James joined AXA in 2012 as Global Head of High Yield and has over 24 years of experience in fixed income. He began his career at M&G in 1992, where he launched the M&G high yield bond fund, he subsequently moved to Henderson New Star where he ran a range of portfolios including high yield strategies.

James graduated from Trinity College, Oxford and is an associate of the Institute of Investment Management & Research.

Fund Group: AXA Investment Managers

AXA Investment Managers is one of the largest global asset managers, with assets under management of over £520 billion (as of September 2015). It was founded in 1994 and has run a full range of products since, and is wholly owned and supported by the AXA Group. The group manages a full spectrum of products including equities, fixed income, alternatives and property.

Investing with EQ

EQ offers a choice of investment strategies. We use these strategies to build and manage individual portfolios of investments for our clients:

Best Ideas

Best Ideas

Our signature portfolios invest in the very best ideas unearthed by our research team, unconstrained across all asset types.
Low Cost

Low Cost

The name says it all. These portfolios invest mainly in low cost funds that track the performance of stockmarket indices.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

Not just good investments, but investments that do good. These portfolios are carefully screened for social and environmental impact.
Income

Income

These portfolios have been designed for those investors who have begun to withdraw fundfs from their portfolios.