AXA Pan European High Yield Bond

A fund focusing on the European high yield bond market

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 UK Authorised Unit Trust
Asset class Bonds
Sector Corporate Credit - HY
Managed by James Gledhill
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Manager Profile

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 performance

AXA Investment Managers UK

AXA Investment Managers is one of the largest global asset managers, with assets under management of €757 billion (as of June 2019). 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.