Corporate Fixed Income

Our Corporate Fixed Income strategy seeks to outperform the benchmark by investing in high quality fixed income securities across the government, corporate and structured markets, focusing on U.S. investment grade corporate debt. In seeking to exploit inefficiencies in fixed income securities exposed to credit, default, and liquidity risks, the Investment team focuses on: optimal security selection; targeting duration-neutral portfolios; and constructing portfolios with attractive risk/reward characteristics.

Assets Under Management:
$6,595.8 million1
Portfolio Manager:

Andrew Kronschnabel, CFA
Benchmark:
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index2
Inception Date:
October 1, 2000
Available Vehicles:

Commingled Vehicles
Separately Managed Accounts

1 Represents total assets included in the Corporate Fixed Income (“Corporate”) strategy. Based on unaudited estimates and subject to change.

2 The performance benchmark for the Corporate Fixed Income (“Corporate”) composite  is the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index, which is a broad based index that measures all publicly issued, fixed rate, non-convertible, investment grade, corporate debt. Please see additional Performance Disclosures in the Performance section.

Source: Bloomberg Index Services Limited. BLOOMBERG® is a trademark and service mark of Bloomberg Finance L.P. and its affiliates (collectively “Bloomberg”). BARCLAYS® is a trademark and service mark of Barclays Bank Plc (collectively with its affiliates, “Barclays”), used under license. Bloomberg or Bloomberg’s licensors, including Barclays, own all proprietary rights in the Bloomberg Barclays Indices. Neither Bloomberg nor Barclays approves or endorses this material, or guarantees the accuracy or completeness of any information herein, or makes any warranty, express or implied, as to the results to be obtained therefrom and, to the maximum extent allowed by law, neither shall have any liability or responsibility for injury or damages arising in connection therewith.

SECTOR WEIGHTS (Range)

Corporates

Structured

Governments

Plus Sectors

80%–100%

0%–10%

0%–20%

0%–20%

Plus sector are defined as:

  • High Yield / Bank Loans
  • U.S. dollar & Local Currency Emerging Markets
  • Capital securities (Tier 1, Preferreds, Hybrids, Convertibles)
  • Non-U.S. dollar denominated debt

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