Barings Global Short Duration High Yield:BGH

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    As of 7/3/2022. NAV as of 7/1/2022.

    52 Wk Avg$16.36$17.52-6.73%
    52 Wk High$17.49$18.06-2.51%
    52 Wk Low$12.81$14.51-12.33%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate9.71%
    Distribution Amount$0.1056
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    he Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek as high a level of current income as the Adviser determines is consistent with capital preservation. The Fund seeks capital appreciation as a secondary investment objective when consistent with its primary investment objective. There can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives. The Fund seeks to take advantage of inefficiencies between geographies, primarily the North American and Western European high yield bond and loan markets and within capital structures between bonds and loans.

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/3/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$423.633M
    Total Common Assets:$291.133M
    Common Shares Outstanding:20,064,313

    As of 7/1/2022

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $132.500M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $132.500M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $132.500M
    Effective Leverage (%): 31.28%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management FeesN/A
    Other Expenses:N/A
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: 1.95%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Barings LLC

    Portfolio Managers
    Scott D. Roth, Sean M. Feeley, Craig Abouchar, Chris Sawyer

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-High Yield
    Ticker: BGH
    NAV Ticker: XBGHX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 64,089
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.034M
    Inception Date: 10/25/2012
    Inception Share Price: $25.00
    Inception NAV: $23.83
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    As of 7/3/2022

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2021
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/3/2022
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/3/2022

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 7/4/2022

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-8.79%
    1 Year-6.73%
    3 Year-7.41%
    5 Year-7.41%

    As of 7/4/2022

    3 Month0.77
    6 Month-0.16
    1 Year-0.94
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF High Yield

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF High Yield

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 7/1/2022
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 5/31/2022
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2021
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 5/31/2022
    Asset Allocation

    As of 5/31/2022

    Top Sectors

    As of 5/31/2022

    Corporate (Super Sector)86.21%
    Corporate Bond69.49%
    Bank Loan16.72%
    Securitized (Super Sector)10.99%
    Asset Backed10.99%
    Cash Equivalents2.06%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)2.06%
    Top Holdings

    As of 5/31/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Mcafee Enterprise 2nd Lien Term Loan Due 04/2029$10.68M2.64%
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 7.5%$9.85M2.44%
    Clarios Global Lp 8.5%$8.93M2.21%
    Trident TPI Holdings Inc 9.25%$8.66M2.14%
    Consol Energy Inc New 11%$8.50M2.10%
    Precisely 2nd Lien Term Loan$8.32M2.06%
    Finastra (Fka Misys) Usd 2l Tlb (Apr'17)$8.22M2.03%
    Global Aircraft Leasing Co Ltd 6.5%$6.87M1.70%
    New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. 9.75%$6.73M1.67%
    Radiology Partners Inc 9.25%$6.61M1.64%
    Credit Quality

    As of 5/31/2022

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 5/31/2022

    Country Allocation

    As of 5/31/2022

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income77.83%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income6.33%
    Others - Fixed Income4.65%
    France - Fixed Income2.38%
    China - Fixed Income1.70%
    Ireland - Fixed Income1.18%
    Netherlands - Fixed Income0.83%
    Sweden - Fixed Income0.74%
    Germany - Fixed Income0.74%
    Italy - Fixed Income0.59%
    Canada - Fixed Income0.33%
    Belgium - Fixed Income0.32%
    Greece - Fixed Income0.19%
    Spain - Fixed Income0.12%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.


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