The Strategic Bond Opportunities Fund – a diversified bond fund, investing in bonds predominantly denominated in USD, including Sovereigns, Supranationals and Agencies (together SSAs), corporate bonds across all sectors and financials. The Fund is managed by portfolio manager Eric Vanraes and deputy portfolio manager Pascal Perrone.
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve a total return through a combination of capital growth and income by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of fixed income securities.
In this video interview (recorded 20/08/2019), Eric Vanraes and Pascal Perrone provide insight on the following subjects:
- The strategy and philosophy of the Fund.
- The primary focus and contributor for the Fund.
- How the Fund’s portfolio is currently positioned.
- What strategy is the Fund currently pursuing and how is this reflected in the portfolio’s duration?
- Adjustments in the shape of the portfolio in the short- to mid-term.
- The Fund’s approach to Risk Management.
- How are fixed income markets and the strategy performing.
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