Our approach to global bond funds
A core capability with a ten-year track record, our aim is to generate stable and consistent attractive risk-adjusted returns relative to its benchmark. We do this through robust portfolio construction, harnessing firm-wide expertise and embedding (non-binding) ESG considerations throughout our investment process.
*This fund promotes environmental and social characteristics however does not have a sustainable investment objective. To be eligible for investment, sovereign issuers must meet the minimum standard of the Investment Managers’ ESG Sovereign Assessment. All investments that are selected as part of the ESG analysis must follow good governance practices and not be excluded by the ESG Baseline Exclusions Policy. It may however not be possible to perform ESG analysis on cash, derivatives and other third-party collective investment schemes.
Outside of any binding ESG criteria, the Investment Manager retains discretion over investment decision making.
Experienced investment team
Our portfolio managers have 32 years of combined industry experience and can draw on the expertise of more than 60 investment professionals covering a wide range of asset classes globally as part of our Multi-asset and Macro, Liquidity Driven Investments and Emerging Market Debt teams.
Robust portfolio construction
Top-down and bottom-up five-step investment approach with a strong emphasis on the MFVT model: macro, fundamental, valuation, and technical. The team has global and local expertise to identify investment opportunities and considers contributions to major risk factors such as interest rates, spreads, inflation, and country risk.
Potential benefits of global sovereign bond funds
Our global sovereign bond fund has the potential for attractive, sustainable, risk-adjusted returns from investment-grade economies.
For further information on the risks and risk profiles of our funds, please refer to the relevant KIID and Prospectus.
The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up and can fluctuate in response to changes in currency and exchange rates. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.
Global Sovereign Bond Fund team
Head of Rates
Senior Portfolio Manager
Senior Portfolio Manager
Dan Bright, CFA
Junior Portfolio Manager, Multi-asset & Macro
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