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Threadneedle UK Short Dated Corporate Bond merger details

1. Fund details  
Companies impacted Old Mutual Wealth Limited
Old Mutual Wealth Life & Pensions Limited
Fund Group Threadneedle Investment Services Limited
Fund Name Threadneedle UK Short Dated Corporate Bond
Type of change Merger
Date merger effective from 12 December 2016
Deadline for investors to switch out if appropriate 7 December 2016
Is the event subject to shareholder approval? Yes – approved
2. Merger details  
Name of the new fund (the fund that the previous fund is being merged into) Threadneedle Sterling Short Dated Corporate Bond
Will the phasing option automatically continue with the new fund replacing the previous fund? Yes
Will the rebalancing option automatically continue with the new fund replacing the previous fund? Yes
Will ongoing direct debit payments automatically be redirected into the new fund? Yes
3. Fund objectives  
Previous fund objective To achieve a long-term total return by investing principally in investment-grade Sterling denominated corporate bonds, predominantly those with a maturity of up to 5 years. In addition, the Fund may invest in non-Sterling investment-grade bonds, government bond, sub-investment-grade bonds, convertible bonds and preference shares, of any maturity.
New fund objective To achieve a long-term total return by investing principally in investment-grade Sterling denominated corporate bonds, predominantly those with a maturity of up to 5 years. In addition, the Fund may invest in non-Sterling investment-grade bonds, government bond, sub-investment-grade bonds, convertible bonds and preference shares, of any maturity.
4. Charging structure  
Bundled Fund  
Previous AMC 1.00%
New AMC 0.75%
Previous TER 1.09%
New TER 0.87%
Previous Reimbursed Amount (Charge Basis 2) 0.35%
New Reimbursed Amount(Charge Basis 2) 0.00%
Previous Reimbursed Rebate Rate(Charge Basis 3) N/A
New Reimbursed Rebate Rate (Charge Basis 3) N/A
Unbundled Fund  
Previous AMC 0.40%
New AMC 0.40%
Previous TER 0.47%
New TER 0.45%
Previous Reimbursed Rebate Rate(Charge Basis 3) 0.00%
New Reimbursed Rebate Rate (Charge Basis 3) 0.00%


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