Ben Lord joined M&G in 2007 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Corporate Bond Fund from launch in September 2013. He is also fund manager of the M&G UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund and was appointed acting fund manager of the M&G Index Linked Bond Fund in July 2015. In addition, Ben is deputy manager of the M&G European Inflation Linked Corporate Bond Fund, the M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Fund, the M&G Corporate Bond Fund and the M&G Short Dated Corporate Bond Fund. Ben previously worked at Gordian Knot as a credit analyst covering global financial institutions. He obtained an MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and is a CFA charterholder.
The Fund aims to maximise total return (the combination of income and growth of capital). The Fund invests on a global basis mainly in investment grade corporate bonds denominated in any currency. The Fund’s exposure to investment grade corporate bonds may be gained through the use of derivatives.
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