Main characteristics

Bloomberg Code SGIXBHE3
Inception Date 01/11/2008
Return Type Excess Return
Currency EUR
Calculated By S&P Dow Jones


The SGI Bond Optimised Sharpe Strategy (“BOSS”) EUR 3% Hedged is a systematic index seeking to generate regular performance over short term money market under predefined risk constraints.

The Index reflects the performance of a portfolio invested in money market instruments and long/short positions in SGI Bond indices.

The allocation is determined according to a proprietary quantitative trading model developed by the Fixed Income Derivatives teams of Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking.


The BOSS model’s investment process can be described as follows:
Implementation of 2 systematic strategies subject to strong risk limits:
   -  Intra-curve asset allocation
   -  Multicurrency investments
Allocation to the universe of the SGI Bond indices:
   -  SGI Bond is a range of investable Fixed Income indices providing a synthetic exposure to constant maturity bonds
   -  Each index replicates an investment in a single currency note  with a fixed maturity
   -  Fixed maturity is obtained by replicating the performance of a monthly rolled bond investment.

Adapted to clients seeking for pure rate strategy and/or requiring simple underlying to face investment policy constraints.

The SGI BOSS 3% EUR Hedged (EUR - ER) (The “Index”) is the property of SG, which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to maintain and calculate the Index. S&P® is a registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”) and these trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices Custom” and its related stylized mark(s) are service marks of S&P Dow Jones Indices and have been sublicensed for certain purposes by SG. Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones nor any of their affiliates shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.