INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The investment objective of the Emerging Market Corporate Bond Fund is to provide a total return in excess of that generated by the designated benchmark. The Fund will invest at least 70% of its net assets in emerging market corporate bonds and other fixed and floating rate securities. The Fund may invest up to two thirds of its net assets in non-investment grade securities including up to 20% of its net assets in distressed debt securities. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in contingent convertible bonds.

The Fund may make use of a variety of instruments / strategies in order to achieve the Fund’s objective including, but not limited to, forward foreign exchange contracts (including non-deliverable forwards), interest rate futures, bond futures, options and OTC swaps (such as interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, credit default swaps on indices and total return swaps).

Note: You should not make investment decisions based solely on marketing materials. You should read the Prospectus and the Product Highlights Sheet of the Fund for more details of the investment risks and seek independent professional advice where appropriate.

ABOUT THIS FUND

  • Seeks total return in excess of the benchmark by investing at least 70% in a diversified portfolio of corporate or other emerging market bonds and derivatives
  • Investment ideas generated from a bottom-up credit approach informed by a top-down sovereign and geopolitical view
  • Potential to deliver an attractive risk premium due to “emerging market” label despite investment-grade characteristics of much of the asset class