Fund buyers should consider alternative investment funds to take advantage of illiquid assets that the Ucits structure cannot support, according to Schroders.
FSA compares the Bluebay Investment Grade Absolute Return Bond Fund and the Legg Mason Western Asset Macro Opportunities Bond Fund.
FSA compares the Bluebay Investment Grade Euro Government Bond Fund with the Robeco Euro Government Bond Fund
Bluebay built an ESG version of its existing high yield fund and found that screening in a high yield bond fund requires reliance on in-house ESG analysis rather than external providers, according to My-Linh Ngo, head of ESG investment risk at Bluebay Asset Management.
FSA compares two euro corporate bond funds: the Blackrock GF Euro Corporate Bond Fund and the Bluebay Investment Grade Bond Fund.
Contingent convertible (coco) debt of European banks is mispriced relative to other bank debt and this presents an arbitrage opportunity, argues Marc Stacey, portfolio manager at Bluebay Asset Management.
Natixis, Value Partners, BEA, Bluebay, Nikko and Robeco have funds that placed among the top or the bottom performers in the fixed income funds category.