Fixed income asset management
With more than USD 500 billion in assets under management, we are a leader in fixed income portfolio management. From broad market solutions to strategies based on specific duration, geographic, or sector parameters, we have the capabilities to help meet our clients’ needs.
Fixed income assets managed firmwide
USD 508 B
Fixed income investment professionals
Average years' experience
ROBUST FIXED INCOME management RESOURCES
Our fixed income portfolio management capabilities span all publicly traded sectors. We seek to combine 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 draws on insights from fixed income, equity, commodity and currency analysts. This broad and deep perspective, along with access to company management teams, can help us anticipate changes in issuers’ capital structures before they are priced into securities.
Fixed income investments have the potential to generate income, mitigate downside risk, diversify a portfolio and/or enhance returns. We offer approaches that target all of these objectives.
SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE ACROSS SECTORS AND REGIONS
Wellington Management’s fixed income investment professionals — specialist portfolio managers, market strategists, sector experts, and more than 50 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 strategies it oversees. Our fixed income managers draw on Wellington’s global resources to access varied sources of return as they seek to generate more consistent performance across varied market environments.
Featured video: Wellington’s bond portfolios are informed by expert perspectives across regions and asset classes. Hear Fixed Income team members explain why they leverage research insights spanning equities, credit, ESG, and more.
DEPTH, EXPERIENCE AND CONTINUITY
Our private partnership structure helps us to attract and retain world-class investment talent and allows us to align performance incentives for our professionals with the achievement of client objectives. This has contributed to the depth, experience, and continuity of our fixed income investors.
Our experienced team of over 200 dedicated fixed income professionals includes portfolio managers, credit, currency, and quantitative analysts, traders, and strategists.
Independent, empowered, and accountable teams
Each specialist team makes its own decisions for client portfolios. We believe this independence can help generate more consistent performance across market environments by diversifying return sources.
Expertise spanning sectors, asset classes, and investment disciplines
Collaboration among specialists
Sophisticated tools for risk management and portfolio construction
Proprietary quantitative tools for building portfolios, managing risks, and assessing liquidity support alignment with client objectives.
EXAMPLES OF OUR PROPRIETARY FIXED INCOME TOOLS
FIXED INCOME PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT TOOL (FI-PMT)
LIQUIDITY EVALUATION FRAMEWORK (LIEF®)
FIXED INCOME RISK ENGINE (FIRE)
A WIDE ARRAY OF FIXED INCOME asset management SOLUTIONS
Running the full gamut of the world’s fixed income opportunities, our solutions are designed to meet the varied objectives of our clients across geographic, duration, and credit-risk dimensions.
Global/regional global bond
US core/long duration
US short duration
Emerging markets debt
This is not an all-inclusive list of strategies that may be offered. Investments involve risks including possible loss of principal. This is not to be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Please review important Investment Risks & Definitions.
Fixed income investment VEHICLES
Wellington clients can invest in many of our investment approaches through separate accounts and an array of funds. For more information about investing in a separate account or US fund, please contact us. For information about our global funds, visit Wellington Management Funds.
All figures as of 31 March 2021