Our approach

Our high-conviction and long-term investment style results in focused portfolios for our clients. Extensive research leads us to a thorough understanding of individual positions; our global credit research team works closely with portfolio managers to allow the sector and company knowledge of the analysts to filter into portfolios.

Idea generation and collaboration is encouraged through our global, team-based approach. This collaboration extends beyond the bounds of the credit team to include connection with our multi-asset and macro, equities and global responsible investment teams. Together, we are able integrate ESG considerations across our portfolios, as well as engage with companies.

By seamlessly connecting these teams we are able to create a robust and risk-aware framework. Portfolio construction sits at the heart of this as the asymmetry of returns in credit demands a systematic approach to security selection and portfolio allocation. We use portfolio construction to drive persistent alpha through the credit cycle.

Benefits

Connected thinking

An experienced, global team located in the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia.

Portfolio construction

A systematic approach to security selection and portfolio allocation that aims to preserve and protect capital on the downside.

Responsibility built in

ESG integration, combined with company engagement, has the potential to deliver better, sustainable outcomes for our clients.

Key risks

Investment risk

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.

Credit risk

Bond values are affected by changes in interest rates and the bond issuer's creditworthiness. Bonds that offer the potential for a higher income typically have a greater risk of default.

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