M&G Investments timeline

M&G has a long history of innovation with ideas that have helped shape the entire financial services industry.

Expertise in all asset classes

Our funds invest in a variety of asset classes in different regions and sectors around the world.

Summary of asset classes

Over 85 years of innovation

1931
Laying the foundations of today's managed fund industry, we launch the first unit trust in the UK
We introduce the UK's first regular investment savings plan
1954
1969
We launch the UK's first 'recovery' fund - the M&G Recovery Fund
We launch the first UK commodity fund, which is now the M&G Global Basics Fund
1973
1994
We lead the way in bonds and launch the first pure corporate bond fund - the M&G Corporate Bond Fund
We are one of the of the first to give retail investors access to the commercial property sector, through the M&G Property Portfolio
2005
2006
We launch the M&G Optimal Income Bond Fund, a highly flexible bond fund able to invest across all the major fixed income sectors
We focus on inflation-linked bonds with the launch of the M&G UK Inflation-Linked Corporate Bond Fund
2010
2013
We are the first investment house to offer the tax-efficient Property Authorised Investment Fund (PAIF) structure to individual investors, through the M&G Property Portfolio
We launch the M&G Global Floating Rate High Yield Fund, which focuses on high yield floating rate notes, a relatively new but growing area of the bond market
2014

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause fund prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested.

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