Navigating the fixed income market is tricky and these types of strategies are seen as flexible investments which enable the investment to choose where to invest. The primary aim of the fund is to generate capital growth and a high level of income over the long term. They look to achieve this by investing in developed and emerging market investment grade and high yield corporate bonds, credit default swaps, loans, government securities, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, credit index options, interest rate instruments and other credit derivatives.
They use options to protect the investments on the downside but also create long term value for investors. They also use a dynamic credit allocation solution which enables the maximise the total returns thought the cycle. This means that they move between different credit instruments. The strategy tends to outperform during periods of volatility but underperform where there is limited volatility….read more