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Nordea 1 - International High Yield Bond E EUR

Ranked 2 out of 29 in - Global High Yield over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Kevin Bakker

Kevin Bakker has been an analyst and portfolio manager at AEGON USA since 2003. He manages the Nordea North American High Yield Bond and International HY Bond funds. Before joining AEGON he worked at Archers Daniels Midland from 1997. Kevin is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in finance and economics from Loras College and an MBA from the University of Iowa. Based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, outside of work he enjoys golf and skiing.

Benjamin D. Miller

Benjamin Miller is a high yield portfolio manager and research analyst at Aegon USA Investment Management, LLC. He has been with the firm since 1993 and manages the Nordea 1 – International High Yield Bond Fund and the Nordea 1 – North American High Yield Bond Fund using active and total return strategies. Benjamin is a CFA Charterholder and graduated from the University of North Iowa with a BA and the University of Iowa with an MBA in Finance. Outside of fund management he enjoys golf.

James K. Schaeffer

Jim Schaeffer joined Aegon USA Investment Management, LLC (AUIM) in 2004. Jim is Head of US Leveraged Finance and a Portfolio Manager. Jim’s responsibilities include managing the US and global high yield, emerging markets, leveraged loans, and distressed assets portfolio management platforms. He is also responsible for the stressed and special situation securities, and all restructuring and bankruptcy situations for AUIM. Prior to joining AUIM, he served as a Vice President at PPM America’s Distressed Debt and Workout Group. Jim also worked in corporate banking and investment banking positions at Wachovia Corporation, Bank of America Securities, and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in Chicago. He has 21 years of industry experience and 10 years of experience with AUIM and its affiliates. Jim received his BS in finance from Miami (Ohio) University, and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Derek Thoms


The Subfunds objective is to preserve the Shareholders capital and to provide a return exceeding the average return of the international High Yield Bond market. The Subfund invests globally and a minimum of two-thirds of its total assets including cash in High Yield Bonds issued by Private Borrowers. The Subfund may invest up to 20% of its total assets including cash in asset backed securities.

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Global High Yield over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018
  • Rank 2/29 Total Return
  • Rank 28/29 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 28/29 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -3.7% 5.9%
2017 -6.9% 1.0% -4.3% -2.3% -1.4%
2016 17.2% -2.5% 6.6% 5.0% 7.4%
2015 3.6% 12.4% -3.2% -5.4% 0.6%
2014 14.1% 3.5% 2.4% 4.4% 3.1%
2013 1.7% 5.2% -3.7% -0.7% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Italy
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Portugal
  5. Spain
  6. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/12/2012
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0826393737

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%

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