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TCP-Global Government Bond Fund

Investment objective

The Fund aims to provide long term capital growth and income by investing in a portfolio of government bonds, while promoting environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics. The Fund qualifies under Article 8 of SFDR.

Investment strategy

The Fund is actively managed.In normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 70% of its assets in investment grade bonds issued by governments, government-related entities and supranational entities based in developed or emerging markets. The Fund includes the identification and analysis of a company’s ESG Credentials as an integral part of the investment decision making process to reduce risk and enhance returns. The Fund will not invest in bonds issued by companies with involvement in specific excluded activities, such as: companies involved in the production of controversial weapons and tobacco; companies with more than 10% revenue generated from thermal coal extraction; and companies with more than 10% revenue generated from coal-fired power generation. The Fund may invest up to 10% of its assets in Supply Chain Based Guarantee bonds against the AA plus credit insurance , up to 20% in asset-backed securities and mortgage-backed securities. The Fund’s primary currency exposure is to US dollars. 

Main Risks 

The value of investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount originally invested. • Investing in assets denominated in a currency other than that of the investor’s own currency exposes the value of the investment to exchange rate fluctuations • The Fund invests in bonds whose value generally falls when interest rates rise. This risk is typically greater the longer the maturity of a bond investment and the higher its credit quality. The issuers of certain bonds, could become unwilling or unable to make payments on their bonds and default. Bonds that are in default may become hard to sell or worthless.

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