Aberdeen Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Fund seeks to maximize total investment return consistent with prudent investment, consisting of a combination of interest income and capital appreciation
TOP HOLDINGS (all classes) as of 10/31/2017
|NATL AUST BANK 2.25% 16/03/21 COVB REGS USD||1.88%|
|IND & COMM BK CHINA/NY 2.452% 20/10/21 USD||1.86%|
|FORD MOTOR CREDIT CO 5.75% 01/02/21 USD||1.68%|
|ALTICE 7.75% 15/05/22 144A USD||1.62%|
|MARFRIG HLDGS EUROPE B 6.875% 24/06/19 REGS USD||1.59%|
|WIND ACQUISITION FIN 4.75% 15/07/20 144A USD||1.55%|
|SOCIETE GENERALE 9.375% FRN PERP EUR||1.54%|
|HSBC HLDGS 3.262% FRN 13/03/23 USD||1.54%|
|SERBIA (REP OF) 5.25% 21/11/17 REGS USD||1.54%|
Fixed income securities are subject to certain risks including, but not limited to: interest rate (changes in interest rates may cause a decline in the market value of an investment), credit (changes in the financial condition of the issuer, borrower, counterparty, or underlying collateral), prepayment (debt issuers may repay or refinance their loans or obligations earlier than anticipated), and extension (principal repayments may not occur as quickly as anticipated, causing the expected maturity of a security to increase).
Foreign securities are more volatile, harder to price and less liquid than U.S. securities; and aresubject to different accounting and regulatory standards, and political and economic risks. These risks are enhanced in emerging markets countries.
Derivatives are speculative and may hurt the Fund’s performance. They present the risk of disproportionately increased losses and/or reduced gains when the financial asset or measure to which the derivative is linked changes in unexpected ways.
Please read the prospectus for more detailed information regarding these risks.
*Effective August 15, 2016, the BofA Merrill Lynch 3-Month US Treasury Note Index replaced the Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index as the Fund’s benchmark index in connection with the change in the Fund’s investment objective and strategy. In addition, the Fund changed its investment strategy effective August 15, 2016. Performance information for periods prior to August 15, 2016 does not reflect the current investment strategy. In connection with the change in investment strategy, the Fund changed its name from Aberdeen Global Fixed Income Fund to Aberdeen Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Fund.