Core Plus Fixed Income
- AUM $1.6 billion
(September 30, 2021)
- Inception Date 1999
- 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.
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