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Robeco Fixed Income

Reducing risk is key to our fixed income strategies. Because an active defense wins.

Robeco fixed income has a long history of differentiating research which is a key driver for the solid investment results. We developed high quality proprietary tools to assess risks and credit risk factors. In addition, we have strong fixed income capabilities that are managed by seasoned and dedicated teams of investment professionals. Our aim is to identify the best performing markets for investors within the fixed income universe.

High Yield

Robeco High Yield Bonds Strategy uses a high quality and long-term investment approach and prefers to invest in high-quality issuers within the high yield universe. The highly experienced team performs detailed issuer analysis to enable the portfolio managers to pick the winners and avoid the losers.

Highlights:
  • A proven strategy results in attractive and stable returns
  • Highly experienced and stable team of investment professionals
  • ESG is an integrated part of fundamental analysis

Investment Grade Credits

Robeco Investment Grade Credits Strategy is based on a top-down analysis of global credit markets, combined with thorough bottom-up issuer analysis. The process allows the team to identify and assess credit risks to avoid portfolio losses.

Highlights:
  • Long history in managing corporate bonds
  • ESG research is used across the research-driven investment process
  • The proprietary state-of-the-art risk management tools ensure in-depth risk monitoring

Aggregate Fixed Income

Robeco Aggregate Fixed Income Strategy uses a consistent and disciplined investment approach, mainly based on strategic asset and duration allocations over a wide range of fixed income asset classes. The team emphasizes on in-depth company and country research in the investment process.

Highlights:
  • A systematic investment approach focused on strategic allocation
  • Freedom to allocate to any fixed income asset class, dependent on its relative attractiveness
  • Focus on both absolute and relative risks

Quant Fixed Income

Robeco is an expert in the field of quantitative investing. Quant duration management is one of the most important alpha generators in fixed income investing. Especially in today’s low-interest rate market, active duration strategies offer bond investors opportunities for additional returns.

Highlights:
  • Exposure to global interest rate movements and opportunities
  • Highly active duration management to generate alpha
  • Based on time-proven quantitative duration model
The quarterly outlook for credits
Remortgaging shareholder equity
  • Corporate America is raising ever more debt to repurchase shares
  • Central banks are trying to extend the recovery with ever cheaper money
  • The main negative short-term technical is the Brexit aftermath

Read the full Credits Quarterly Outlook Q3 2016
Fixed Income Quarterly Outlook
Yield drought & bond scarcity
  • As prospects for further rate cuts are slim, we prefer long-dated bonds
  • We are cautious on credit and favor Europe, specifically subordinate financials
  • This year’s star performer emerging local debt has further to go

Read the full Fixed Income Quarterly Outlook

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