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Active Fixed Income

Our fixed income capabilities span all publicly traded global bond market sectors to help clients meet a variety of investment objectives.

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A trusted Fixed Income partner

1928

Managing fixed income since

USD 450 B+

Fixed income assets managed firmwide

250+

Fixed income investment professionals

17

Average years' experience

All figures are for the Wellington Management Group of companies as at 31 December 2023.

Featured funds

Fixed income funds aim to help meet a variety of objectives, including generating income, mitigating downside risk, diversifying a portfolio and enhancing returns. The funds below may help to achieve some of those objectives.

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Global Impact Bond

Global fixed income fund aiming to generate a financial return and measurable environmental or social impact.

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Global Bond

Diversified global fixed income fund with a low excess-return correlation to bond and equity markets.

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Euro High Yield Bond

Fixed income fund investing primarily in Euro-denominated high-yield bonds, seeking investment opportunities in out-of-favour areas of the market.

All investors should consider the risks that may impact their capital, before investing. The value of your investment may become worth more or less than at the time of the original investment.

Fixed income overview

Our structure at Wellington Management — we do not have a chief investment officer — fosters collaboration and cross-pollination of ideas and enables each specialist team to makes its own decisions when managing funds. We believe this independence can help generate more consistent performance across market environments by diversifying return sources. 

In this video, Investment Directors Amar Reganti, Tobias Ripka and Tanya Sanwal explain how Wellington's distinct culture of collaboration, cross-asset research and global presence can help us manage robust research-driven fixed income solutions for various clients’ needs.

Our fixed income funds combine both top-down and bottom-up inputs to identify and exploit fixed income market inefficiencies around the world. Macroeconomic analysts and market strategists identify top-down structural and cyclical risks and opportunities, while our bottom-up, fundamental research approach draws on insights from both fixed income and equity analysts. In our opinion, this balanced perspective, combined with access to the management teams from the companies in which we invest, can help us anticipate changes in issuers’ capital structures before these changes are priced into their securities.

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Wellington Management’s fixed income investment professionals — comprising specialist portfolio managers, market strategists, sector experts and more than 60 credit and quantitative analysts — are based in the UK, the US and Hong Kong. Each portfolio management team is independent and empowered to make investment decisions for the fund it is responsible for. Our fixed income managers draw on Wellington Management’s global resources, which gives them access to diversified sources of return and may help to generate more consistent performance in different market environments.

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We use advanced risk-management systems to help portfolio managers take only intended investment risks that have the potential to provide attractive returns for investors. These proprietary systems allow us to monitor concentrations of risk within investment styles and across the firm, while testing how investment positions might behave in challenging markets. We continue to refine these tools, ensuring their relevance amid ever-changing market conditions and ongoing innovation in new security types.

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FIXED INCOME MARKET OUTLOOK

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Bond Market Outlook

In this collection fixed income experts across our platform highlight risks and opportunities for discerning fixed income allocators looking ahead to the second half of 2023.

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Past performance is no guarantee of future performance and can be misleading. Funds returns are shown net of fees.
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Investment in the funds described on this website carries a substantial degree of risk and places an investor’s capital at risk. The price and value of investments is not guaranteed and can go down as well as up. An investor may not get back the original amount invested and an investor may lose all of their investment. Investment in the funds described on this website is not suitable for all investors. If an investor is in any doubt as to the suitability of an investment in a fund, an investor should consult an independent financial advisor. The information on this website does not constitute, and should not be construed as, investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell or otherwise transact in any security including, but not limited to, shares in the funds. An investor should only invest in a fund once that investor has carefully read and understood the offering documents for the relevant fund, which are the relevant prospectus, and Key Investor Information which contain further information on the risks and features of the fund, and the latest financial reports and any other offering documents for the fund which are available on this Website. Unless stated otherwise data is as at previous month end.