Long Duration Government/Credit
Fixed Income

Our Long Duration Government/Credit Fixed Income strategy seeks to outperform the long maturity U.S. bond market by investing in fixed income securities across the government, 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:
$2,731.2 million1
Portfolio Manager:

Stephen Mullin, CFA
Benchmark:
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Index2
Inception Date:
October 1, 2000
Available Vehicles:

Separately Managed Accounts

1 Represents total assets included in the Long Duration Government/Credit Fixed Income (“Long Duration Gov’t/Credit”) strategy. Based on unaudited estimates and subject to change.

2 The performance benchmark for the Long Duration Government/Credit Fixed Income (“Long Duration Gov’t/Credit”) composite is the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Index which measures the performance of a large group of high quality corporate and non-corporate bonds with maturities greater than 10 years. From inception date (October 1, 2000) to April 30, 2007, the performance benchmark was the Bloomberg Barclays US Long Credit Index. From May 1, 2007 to the present, the performance benchmark is the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government /Credit Index. Therefore, the Custom Benchmark represents a blend of these benchmarks. The benchmark may not reflect holdings in all sectors targeted within this 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

30%–90%

0%–5%

10%–70%

0%–15%

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