The information in this site is intended for authorised charities in the United Kingdom only. 

The website is operated by M&G Securities Limited on behalf of itself, Charities Investment Managers Limited and the Trustees of Charibond. M&G Securities Limited is the managing agent for Charities Investment Managers Limited and the fund manager of Charibond.

The information provided is directed at authorised charities in the United Kingdom and is not to be regarded as an offer to buy or sell, securities or investments. Charibond is available for investment by registered charities in the United Kingdom allowed to invest in common investment funds.

Please click the appropriate button to the right to confirm that you are an authorised charity and wish to continue.

Audience

Literature

  • M&G Optimal Income Fund - GBP - A Acc - Key Investor Information Document (UK) PDF
  • M&G Optimal Income Fund - Annual Long Report PDF
  • M&G Optimal Income Fund - Annual Short Report PDF
  • M&G Optimal Income Fund - Instrument of incorporation PDF

Fund team

Fund manager tenure from 08/12/2006
Richard Woolnough joined M&G in January 2004 and is fund manager of the M&G Optimal Income Fund, the M&G Corporate Bond Fund and the M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Fund, three of the company's flagship fixed interest funds. Richard began his career at Lloyds Merchant Bank in 1985, moving to Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali two years later, followed by SG Warburg. In 1995, he became a fund manager at Old Mutual. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in economics.
Stefan Isaacs is Deputy Head of Retail Fixed Interest for M&G's mutual fund range. He joined M&G as a graduate in 2001 and was subsequently promoted to corporate bond dealer specialising in high yield bonds and euro-denominated credit. Stefan joined the fund management team in 2006 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G European Corporate Bond Fund in April 2007 and the M&G Global High Yield Bond Fund in October 2010. He is co-fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Floating Rate High Yield Solution, launched in August 2017 and the M&G (Lux) Global High Yield ESG Bond Fund, launched in October 2017. Stefan is also deputy fund manager of the M&G Optimal Income Fund, the M&G European High Yield Fund and the M&G Global Floating Rate High Yield Fund.
Carlo Putti is an associate investment specialist providing support for the M&G retail fixed interest fund range. He initially joined M&G in 2009, working on a part-time basis in the M&G Milan office, assisting the Italian Sales team. In 2013 Carlo moved to London, where he joined the M&G International Marketing team as a marketing executive before transferring to the M&G Retail Fixed Interest team nine months later. Carlo holds a degree in business economics from Cattolica University (Italy).

How to Invest

By telephone

Charities Helpline and Dealing
 

0800 917 4472

(9am - 5pm weekdays)

Richard Macey
Director of Charities

020 3977 3623

(9am – 5pm weekdays)

James Potter
Charities Relationship Executive

020 3977 1589

(9am – 5pm weekdays)

Telephone dealing instructions to buy and/or sell units in Charifund, or to sell shares in Charibond (purchases for Charibond must be made by postal application).

All 0800 calls are free within the UK. For security purposes and to improve the quality of our service, we may record and randomly monitor telephone calls. Existing customers will need their M&G client reference. If you don’t provide this it will affect your ability to transact with us.

By email

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Email us

By post

M&G Charity Department
PO Box 9038
Chelmsford
CM99 2XF

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