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Emerging markets

Robeco Emerging Debt leverages on Robeco's long experience of investing in emerging markets. Robeco has been investing in emerging markets since the 1930s. Furthermore, the strategy profits from Robeco's proven credit expertise with its successful track record in issuer selection and allocation policies.

Emerging debt

Robeco Emerging Debt invests in a broad range of markets to gain exposure to emerging countries. Its universe consists of both government bonds and corporate credit, combining both hard and local currency. This allows the portfolio manager to select the most attractive investment opportunities.

Allocation decisions over the two market segments form the starting point of the investment process and are based on a top-down assessment of credit and sovereign debt in terms of expected returns and risk. Secondly, the investment team makes bottom-up investment decisions within each segment to come up to a portfolio that is exposed to the most interesting emerging countries and credits.

For sovereigns and currencies the investment team is focusing on analyzing macro-economic fundamentals, interest rate and exchange rate developments as well as technical and sentiment factors. Credit analysis is focused on the cash generating capacity of an issuer, the quality of cash flows and its ability to repay debt.

Highlights:
  • Emerging debt combines the characteristics of fixed-income investing with the attractiveness of exposure to fast-growing emerging economies
  • Integrated approach to emerging market debt investing
  • Sovereign and credit angle offer distinct and complementary views on developments in emerging markets
  • Main performance drivers: asset allocation, country selection, issuer selection, currency allocation
  • Leverage on Robeco’s proven credit expertise
  • Thorough experience in and understanding of investing in emerging markets
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