BetaShares GBND ETF (ASX:GBND)

BetaShares Sustainability Leaders Diversified Bond ETF (Currency Hedged)

About the GBND ETF

The BetaShares Sustainability Leaders Diversified Bond ETF is managed by BetaShares and provides exposure to an ESG portfolio of global and Australian bonds. GBND ETF was created in 2019, has $167 million in net assets and provides quarterly distributions to investors with a management fee of 0.49%. The GBND ETF aims to track to performance of the Solactive Australian and Global Select Sustainability Leaders Bond TR Index - AUD Hedged (before fees and expenses).

GBND ETF Performance Review

1
Year

0.57

3
Year

5
Year

Since
Inception

1.82

Running
Yield

2

Yield To
Maturity

0.74

Data Current To: 31/08/2021

Our review of GBND ETF

ESG bond portfolio with bonds screened to exclude issuers with material exposure to fossil fuels or engaged in activities deemed inconsistent with responsible investment considerations

At least 50% of the fund is made up of 'green bonds' issued specifically to finance environmentally friendly projects, as certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative

Average AA credit rating as at 31 August 2021

What we like about the GBND ETF

Good diversification for a high quality portfolio

Things to be aware of about the GBND ETF

Predominantly fixed rate bonds with a long duration and exposed to interest rate risk

GBND ETF Investment Strategy

GBND aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses) that comprises a portfolio of global and Australian bonds screened to exclude issuers with material exposure to fossil fuels or engaged in activities deemed inconsistent with responsible investment considerations.

GBND ETF Share Price

What does the GBND ETF Invest In?

GBND is a Multi Sector ETF.

The BetaShares Sustainability Leaders Diversified Bond ETF GBND screens bonds to exclude issuers with material exposure to fossil fuels or engaged in activities considered inconsistent with responsible investment considerations. At least 50% of the GBND ETF portfolio is made up of 'green bonds', issued specifically to finance environmentally friendly projects, as certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative. The average credit rating of GBND is AA.

GBND ETF Credit Quality

The average credit quality of the GBND ETF is AA.

GBND Frequently Asked Questions

What index does the GBND ETF aim to replicate?

The GBND ETF aims to replicate the Solactive Australian and Global Select Sustainability Leaders Bond TR Index - AUD Hedged.

How often does GBND ETF pay distributions?

The distribution frequency of GBND is Quarterly.

When did the GBND ETF start?

The inception date of the GBND ETF was 26/11/2019.

What are the net assets of the GBND ETF?

GBND has net assets of $167m (AUD) as of 31/08/2021.

What are the number of holdings in the GBND ETF?

Total number of holdings in GBND is 394 as of 31/08/2021.

What are the management fees for the GBND ETF?

The annual management fees for the GBND ETF are 0.49% p.a. Learn more about ETF fees in this article.

How can I invest in the GBND ETF?

GBND is an Exchange Traded Fund, and units may be bought or sold on the ASX like shares. Learn how to buy and sell ETFs in this article.

Does the GBND ETF have a minimum investment amount?

No, there is no minimum to invest in the Betashares GBND ETF. Exchange Traded Funds in general do not have a minimum investment amount required by the issuer. However, if you choose to invest through a broker, they may choose to set their own minimum investment amount.

Are there any performance fees associated with the GBND ETF?

No, GBND has no performance fee. This is one of the advantages of Exchange Traded Funds, as they are traded like shares, you’ll generally only pay a commission to buy or sell units and an ongoing management fee.

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About The Issuer Of The GBND ETF: Betashares

BetaShares was founded in 2009 with the aim to provide intelligent investment solutions to help Australian investors meet their financial objectives.

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