Long Credit Fixed Income

Our Long Credit Fixed Income strategy seeks to outperform the long maturity U.S. bond market by investing in fixed income securities across the corporate and structured markets. 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:
$15,117.4 million1
Portfolio Manager:

Stephen Mullin, CFA
Benchmark:
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Credit Index2
Inception Date:
November 1, 2008
Available Vehicles:

Commingled Vehicles
Separately Managed Accounts

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

2 The performance benchmark for the Long Credit Fixed Income (“Long Credit”) composite is the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Credit Index which measures the performance of a large group of high quality corporate and non-corporate bonds with maturities greater than 10 years. The benchmark may not reflect all sectors targeted within the Long Credit strategy. 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 Products
Governments

Plus Sectors

80%–100%

0%–5%

0%–20%

0%–15%

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