Active Short Duration
- AUM $2.6 billion
(September 30, 2021)
- Inception Date 1991
- Benchmark Barclays Government 1-3 Year Index
- Vehicles Available
- Separate Account
- Mutual Fund
A firm-wide commitment to robust fundamental credit across asset classes is paramount. A disciplined, repeatable process focused on specific aspects of risk management has the ability to limit the potential for downside losses.
Our Value Add
- Repeatable Process: Our well-established risk management culture and framework has allowed us to outperform during challenging markets and has contributed to our established track record of delivering strong, risk-adjusted returns across a variety of market conditions.
- Idea Generation: Fueled by our firm-wide commitment to robust fundamental credit analysis across asset classes, which is delivered by our well-resourced global investment teams with a track record of generating alpha.
- Execution: Our execution strength lies in our flat organizational structure, which facilitates efficient communication of investment ideas, and our cohesive investment process, led by a senior portfolio management team that averages more than 26 years of investment experience, 20 years of which are at Barings.
Public & Private Credit Market Roundtable
In this roundtable discussion, our credit market experts across public and private markets offer their views on everything from inflation and the direction of interest rates, to where they’re seeing pockets of value.View
From Diversification to ESG: The Evolving Opportunity in ABS
Asset-backed securities can offer a number of benefits as part of a broader fixed income mandate—particularly given the strong structural protections, diversification benefits and advancements in ESG.View
IG Credit: Can the Rally Last?
BBB-rated credits led the first quarter recovery despite early signs of deterioration among fundamentals. With spreads significantly tighter this year, short duration credits may pose an attractive investment option.View
Managing Duration and Interest Rate Risk
David Nagle describes the Active Short Duration strategy’s unique two-pronged investment process.View