1 hr 1 min

Multi-Asset Credit Roundtable | October 2021 portfolio audio

    • Education

Constructing a debt portfolio without boundaries has many benefits. Picking fixed income assets regardless of type, jurisdiction or rating could, depending on the manager, provide investors with the nimbleness to move to where the risk-return profile is more attractive if markets change. This is what multi-asset credit (MAC) funds are designed to do. Yet there are concerns.
Did these funds perform as the marketing claimed they would during the Covid-induced economic disruption we saw last year. How can managers be expert on the entire fixed income universe? And how can they include ESG into such portfolios? We brought together those who invest in, manage and advise on such funds to discuss these questions and more.

Constructing a debt portfolio without boundaries has many benefits. Picking fixed income assets regardless of type, jurisdiction or rating could, depending on the manager, provide investors with the nimbleness to move to where the risk-return profile is more attractive if markets change. This is what multi-asset credit (MAC) funds are designed to do. Yet there are concerns.
Did these funds perform as the marketing claimed they would during the Covid-induced economic disruption we saw last year. How can managers be expert on the entire fixed income universe? And how can they include ESG into such portfolios? We brought together those who invest in, manage and advise on such funds to discuss these questions and more.

1 hr 1 min