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Our international fixed income specialists, supported by our global research platform, focus on delivering strong risk-adjusted returns. We offer a comprehensive range of strategies to meet client objectives.
Traditional active investing based on extensive research resources
Combination of top down and bottom up convictions
Relies on fundamental analysis, in-depth credit research to assess the effective risk entailed and proprietary valuation models
Cost efficient beta management to be used as building block or to adjust allocations
Relies on our research resources to identify factors influencing indices
Tracking techniques (replication or stratified sampling)
Consistency, discipline and attention to details
Total Return solutions to contain volatility in fast moving markets
Beta positioning that reflects economic and credit cycle anticipations
Duration / currency exposure to hedge or expose the portfolio
Volatility and risk mitigation through a wider opportunity set
Buy and maintain solutions with strict investment constraints
Relevant for balance sheet optimisation by reducing capital cost and / or capital gain
Relies on our research resources to identify relative valuation opportunities
Solutions designed to access to market beta with an improved Sharpe ratio
AWS avoid the well-known shortcomings of market cap-weighted indices: concentration and drifts in credit quality and allocation
Some segments present ineffective risk / return profiles and should be avoided
A systematic, efficient approach
Our fixed income strategies are designed to deliver the benefits of a global platform with local investment team autonomy. This approach enables us to provide a targeted range of global, regional and single country investment strategies.
Our investment culture empowers flexible and timely portfolio management decisions. The global platform ensures robust, transparent and consistent processes.
A strong team-based approach incorporates wider perspectives for better, more resilient long-term outcomes.
Connecting clients to opportunities
As a global organisation, we leverage the expertise of our global product specialists and apply what works for clients in one area to clients in other parts of the world.
Deep research capabilities
Our global fixed income platform is supported by 200 portfolio management professionals and around 50 seasoned credit analysts specialised by geography and by sector.
With one of the largest and most experienced networks of credit research talent in the asset management industry, we have the resources to achieve competitive risk-adjusted returns.
The value of investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. The value of the underlying assets is strongly affected by interest rate fluctuations and by changes in the credit ratings of the underlying issuer of the assets.