Does factor investing work for credits? What added value does it offer and how should investors go about finding a credit factor solution to suit their requirements? In this booklet, Head of Quant Credits Patrick Houweling looks at the origins of factor investing and its increasing application in the corporate bond markets, before moving on to bond-specific implementation challenges and the ways in which credit factor strategies can be customized. He concludes by presenting five case studies that describe Robeco's experiences with institutions that have implemented credit factor investing solutions.
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