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Carmignac Pfl Global Bond A EUR acc

Ranked 262 out of 1169 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Charles Zerah

Charles Zerah began his career as a fixed income portfolio manager at AXA IM in 1995, and started running emerging debt funds a year later. He joined Crédit Lyonnais AM in 1999 as a Senior Manager for the emerging bond market asset class. Following the merger of CLAM with CA-AM, Charles Zerah joined the international bond management team led by Bruno Crastes in London, where he was responsible for the overall of emerging bond markets management. Charles took over the management of Carmignac Global Bond in March 2010, and was appointed as co-manager of the newly launched Carmignac Emerging Patrimoine, a balanced emerging market fund investing across equity, fixed income and currency markets in the emerging space. Charles is responsible for the bond & currency portion of the Fund, which includes local currency as well as hard currency emerging debt. Born in 1973, Charles Zerah holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance and a DESS postgraduate diploma in Finance with a major in Financial Markets, from the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas.


The sub-fund aims to outperform its reference indicator over a period exceeding two years, using an active, discretionary investment strategy based on strategic and tactical positions as well as arbitrage on all international fixed income and currency markets. The reference indicator is the JP Morgan Global Government Bond Index, coupons reinvested. Various sources are used in a bid to outperform: Credit strategies, Interest rate strategies, Currency strategies. Up to 20% of the net assets may be invested in contingent convertible bonds.

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Global over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 262/1169 Total Return
  • Rank 514/1169 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 347/1169 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.3%
2016 6.3% 6.3% 2.3% 2.4% -4.5%
2015 -7.2% -0.7% -3.9% 0.2% -3.0%
2014 -0.1% 3.6% 2.6% -4.5% -1.5%
2013 -0.4% -1.2% -3.5% -0.6% 5.2%
2012 8.7% 0.9% 4.4% 1.0% 2.3%
2011 5.9% 3.8% -0.2% 1.1% 1.2%
2010 -1.4% -4.0% -2.8% 11.5% -5.3%
2009 -9.6% -2.3% -4.0% -0.7% -3.0%
2008 0.3% 8.1% -6.0% -8.4% 7.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Italy
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Netherlands
  9. Singapore
  10. Spain
  11. Sweden
  12. Switzerland
  13. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/12/2007
  • Share Class size501Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0336083497

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1
  • Min. regular additional investment1


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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).