Investing globally to uncover the best opportunities.
Our global high yield investment capabilities include high yield bonds, senior secured loans, structured credit and special situations. Our team of specialists collaborates to deliver specific client solutions across individual or multiple asset classes.
Global Senior Secured Loans
AUM: $34.5 billion (31 December 2019)
Our team of dedicated high yield professionals seeks to identify attractive investment opportunities and actively manages portfolios designed to deliver the best relative value opportunities on a global scale.
Global High Yield Bonds
AUM: $12.3 billion (31 December 2019)
Our high yield bond strategies draw upon our extensive investment platform and experience to provide access to the U.S. and European high yield markets.
AUM: $6.2 billion (31 December 2019)
Our global high yield multi-asset strategy can simplify an investor’s approach to high yield allocations as well as offering a more attractive risk-return profile than a single-asset class strategy.
Special Situations Credit
AUM: $575 million* (31 December 2019)
*Committed Capital in excess of $400 million (June 30, 2015)
Our approach to special situations credit investing is flexible and returns-driven, and seeks compelling return opportunities across the developed corporate high yield markets.
Fear of Fallen Angels May Be Overblown
Many headlines over the last year have called attention to the growth of the lower-rated BBB portion of the investment grade market—and predicted a wave of fallen angels to high yield. But in the last year, we have seen more HY companies upgraded to IG than the other way around.View
CLOs: Triple C's and Market Unease
Taryn Leonard and Melissa Ricco, Co-Heads of Barings’ Structured Credit Investment Team, discuss the recent loan market weakness, and how technical pressures are creating value opportunities in the CLO market.View
Are High Yield Investors Being Compensated for Risks?
In the context of today’s fundamental backdrop and default outlook, spread levels suggest investors are being fairly compensated, relative to other points in the cycle, for the amount of risk they are taking.View