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Morgan Stanley Global Premier Credit A USD

Ranked 141 out of 171 in - Global Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Richard Ford

Richard Ford was born in Guildford, Surrey. He attended the University of Edinburgh where he graduated in business studies. Richard started his career with Ernst and Young where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1991 and has over 15 years of investment experience. During his time at the firm he has worked as a risk manager and as a proprietary trader before joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2002. In addition to his experience at Morgan Stanley, he was a portfolio manager with Pimco. Richard has been managing funds for over six years and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Outside of fund management he enjoys bridge, travelling and sport.

Joseph Mehlman

Christian Roth

Christian G. Roth holds a BS degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He started his investment career as a senior associate in the merchant banking division of Dean Witter Capital Corporation. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1991 and currently runs the Morgan Stanley Global Bond Fund.


The Global Premier Credit Fund's investment objective is to provide an attractive rate of return, measured in USD, primarily through investment in a concentrated portfolio of Fixed Income Securities of high quality issued by corporations and non-government related issuers organised or operating in both developed and emerging markets and denominated in global currencies.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.


Global Corporates over : 31/08/2016 - 31/08/2017
  • Rank 141/171 Total Return
  • Rank 92/171 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 106/171 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
140 PARVEST Sustainable Bond World Corporate CL C USD USD


141 Morgan Stanley Global Premier Credit A USD USD


142 DWS Global Utility Bond Master Fund USD USD


143 Sparinvest Inv Gr Value Bds Udb- All Counties KL

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
90 Russell Investments Global Credit U Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



91 BNY Mellon Global High Yield Bond A EUR USD


92 Morgan Stanley Global Premier Credit A USD USD


92 Atlantas Sicav Bond Global USD


94 Morgan Stanley Global Credit Fund A USD USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.1% 3.0%
2016 1.3% 3.8% 1.4% 1.1% -4.8%
2015 -3.9% -2.1% -1.5% 0.0% -0.5%
2014 2.1% 2.1% 1.7% -1.7% 0.0%
2013 -0.8% -0.2% -3.1% 2.0% 0.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/12/2012
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0857435548

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.80%

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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).