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Investec Asset Management – GSF Global Defensive Bond Fund

Investec Asset Management – GSF Global Defensive Bond Fund

Type: Sicav

Aim: Growth and income by investing globally in interest bearing securities and related derivatives, with ability to short bonds and currencies using derivatives

Minimum investment: Lump sum $3,000

Investment split: 25% investment-grade corporate bonds, 19% emerging market debt, 15% developed market sovereign debt, 15% high yield corporate bonds, 14% developed market sovereign debt, 12% cash

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial 5.26%, annual 1%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7597 1900



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