The information in this site is intended for Investment Professionals only. 

The information contained in these pages must not be used or relied upon by private investors. We recommend that you read our 'Terms & Conditions' before browsing the site.

Please click the appropriate button to the right to confirm whether or not you are an Investment Professional and wish to continue.

Audience

Fund updates

Jim Leaviss 10/02/2020

The case for global bonds

Watch Jim Leaviss, Head of Wholesale Fixed Income, discuss the 2020 outlook for global bonds and currencies. His analysis includes an examination of downward trends in interest rates from an historic perspective, as well as what clues these might offer for the future path of monetary policy. Among other themes, Jim assesses how a number of key factors, such as demographics, globalisation, and technology, may continue to support the investment case for global bonds.

Literature

  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - GBP - A Inc - Costs and charges illustration PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - GBP - A Inc - Key Investor Information Document (UK) PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - Fund Profile PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - Annual Short Report PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - Interim Short Report PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - Instrument of incorporation PDF
  • M&G Global Macro Bond Fund - Prospectus PDF

Fund team

Fund manager tenure from 15/10/1999
Jim Leaviss was appointed CIO of M&G Public Fixed Income in February 2020, heading a team that invests across investment grade and high yield credit, government debt and emerging markets debt. He joined M&G in 1997 after five years at the Bank of England, where he worked as a gilt market analyst and dealer. As well as heading up the team, Jim is manager and co-manager of a range of fixed income funds domiciled in London and Luxembourg.
Claudia Calich joined M&G in October 2013 as a specialist in emerging markets debt and has been fund manager of the M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund since December 2013. She was also appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Government Bond Fund and deputy manager of the M&G Global Macro Bond Fund in July 2015. In May 2017, Claudia was appointed fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Hard Currency Bond Fund at its launch, and in July 2019 she became deputy fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Emerging Markets Corporate ESG Bond Fund upon launch; both are Luxembourg-authorised funds. Claudia has more than 20 years of experience in emerging markets, most recently as a senior portfolio manager at Invesco in New York, with previous positions at Oppenheimer Funds, Fuji Bank, Standard & Poor’s and Reuters. Claudia graduated with a BA (Honours) in Economics from Susquehanna University in 1989 and holds an MA in International Economics from the International University of Japan in Niigata.
Laura Frost is an investment specialist providing support for the M&G retail fixed income fund range. Laura joined M&G in 2011 as a technical training director for the Learning Matters team. Prior to M&G, Laura worked for six years at a training consultancy specialising in capital markets, focusing on fixed income and derivatives. Before this, she spent six years as a fixed income derivatives trader for a proprietary trading house. Laura graduated from Leeds University in 1998 with a BSc (Hons) in geology, and in 1999, gained an MSc in engineering geology.

How to Invest

BY TELEPHONE

Account & dealing Enquiries

0800 328 3196


(08:00 - 18:00 weekdays)

Financial Adviser Helpline
Post Sales Enquiries

0800 328 3191

(08:00 - 18:00 weekdays)

BY EMAIL

Pre sales direct clients: advisorysales@mandg.co.uk
Post sales: info@mandg.co.uk

When you contact us by email, we strongly recommend that you do not include any sensitive information (including your client's reference number) to protect the security of you and your client. We aim to respond to all emails within three business days.

Email us

BY POST

M&G Customer Relations
The M&G Group
PO Box 9039
Chelmsford
CM99 2XG

Back to top

The value of the fund's assets will go down as well as up. This will cause the value of your investment to fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you originally invested.
This website is for Investment Professionals only. Not for onward distribution to any other type of client. No other persons should rely on the information contained on this website. Content should therefore be shared responsibly with other investment professionals.