Unleashing the Superpower of Bonds
When interest rates rise, bonds get a bad rap. Watch to see why you should think twice before bailing on bonds.
In the Natixis Investment Managers 2022 Fund Selectors Outlook, professional fund selectors said their top three portfolio risks are:
Not only can interest rate increases present challenges for bond investors, but low yields have been a key driver of record equity market growth over the past decade. This has led to many portfolios now taking on more equity risk than they may realize.
- Loomis, Sayles & Company, one of the most renowned names in active fixed income
- Mirova, a pioneer in green bonds
- Model portfolios and custom solutions from Natixis Investment Managers Solutions
- Rigorous portfolio analysis from Natixis Investment Managers Solutions’ Portfolio Analysis & Consulting team, including screening for interest rate sensitivity and gap analysis
Why Active Management Matters
- Rooted in proprietary research
- Informed by diverse opinions from global experts
- Free to delve into many sectors across capital markets
- Not beholden to benchmarks; they have the versatility to look across sectors to uncover opportunity, avoid potential pitfalls, and actively manage duration decisions
Flexible, research-driven approach of Loomis, Sayles & Company fixed income strategies looks for a yield advantage while actively managing risk in today’s rising interest rate landscape.
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Late expansion phase views and select value picks in corporate bonds and convertibles are shared by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Full Discretion Team’s Brian Kennedy.
Portfolio strategists discuss topics including the path of inflation, supply chain dynamics, dollar strength and the markets’ reactions.
Your Natixis representative is ready to help you solve your fixed income dilemma today. Please reach out today to discuss your needs.
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