SEB Climate Focus High Yield Fund

Fact sheet as of 1 December, 2023

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The fund is actively managed and invests primarily in high yield corporate bonds in the European fixed-income market, with a significant concentration on Nordic issuers. The fund may also invest up to 20% of its assets in European investment grade bonds or global high yield bonds. The fund aims to contribute positively to climate change mitigation in accordance with, among other things, the goal of the Paris Agreement, and to increase the value of your investment over time. The aim is to identify issuers with strong fundamentals and projects that are aligned with the goal of the Paris Agreement and are contributing to global decarbonisation. The analysis considers companies' handling of climate risks and opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to, their commitment to the Science-Based Targets initiative’s ( strategies for reducing carbon emissions, their products and services’ contribution to climate change mitigation, and their operational setup involving energy efficiency solutions, renewable energy and recycling. This is done in conjunction with evaluating the?company's potential to deliver long-term capital growth. Engagement with the issuers is also part of the process to influence issuers to set up strategies to mitigate climate change and make ongoing and meaningful progress concerning climate risks and opportunities. For more detailed information about the fund's sustainability work, see the fund's Sustainability Information Document in our Fund List.
The fund started 2014 but its objective and investment policy changed on 30 december, 2022. The performance before that date was hence achieved under circumstances that no longer apply.


The fund is managed by the Fixed Income team in Stockholm with Charlotte Lind and Peter Tram as the principal managers.

Performance (EUR)

NAV: 115.90 (12/1/2023). AuM (M EUR):64.54 (10/31/2023)
When calculating the returns the inflation is not taken into account

Return % EUR

Fund Benchmark*
1 day 0.25 0.22
1 month 2.41 2.99
6 months 3.79 5.22
1 year 4.80 8.28
2 years -6.18 -1.67
3 years -3.77 1.71
5 years 5.08 14.69
Year to date 5.97 9.41
Average annual growth
3 years -1.27 0.57
5 years 1.00 2.78

* Benchmark, including dividends

Largest positions1 Share  %

Arise AB 9.048% 2.5
Aker Horizons ASA 7.93% 2.3
Bewi Asa 6.945% 2.2
Storebrand Livsforsikring AS 1.875% 2.2
Arion Bank hf 0.375% 2.0
Sappi Papier Holding GmbH 3.625% 1.9
European Energy AS 7.617% 1.9
United Camping AB 11.303% 1.9
Dometic Group AB 2% 1.9
Yara International ASA 7.378% 1.9
1Last updated 10/31/2023. Source: SEB

risk measures 1

Standard Deviation (Fund)8.3
Standard Deviation (Index)8.4
Tracking error0.97
Sharpe Ratio-0.54
Information Ratio-2.04
124 months rolling. Last updated 31 October, 2023

Other information

As of 30 December 2022, the fund changed name from SEB European High Yield Fund. As of 2 November 2016, the fund´s Management company is SEB Investment Management AB. SEB works actively with sustainability and follows the UN Principles for Responsible Investments. Read more at

SEB Climate Focus High Yield Fund, 1 December 2023

Key Facts

Year of launch2014
Value at launch (EUR)100.00
BenchmarkBloomberg Pan European High Yield Index
Fund Management CompanySEB Investment Management AB
SRI scale 1-73
Base CurrencyEUR
Share ClassC (EUR)
Available Share ClassesEUR,NOK,SEK
Legal StructureUCITS
Use of derivativesYes1
1Derivatives may be used to achieve investment objectives or for hedging.


Non-distributing share class

Costs %

Management Fee1.00
Entry FeeNone
Ongoing Charges11.082
1The ongoing charges include the management fee and constitute payment for fund management, including marketing and distribution. The ongoing charges do not include transaction costs such as brokerage commissions on securities transactions.
2From 31/05/2023

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