Global Fixed Income Team
Pursuing Conviction-Driven Outperformance
Clients worldwide look to us to pursue consistent results with our active, bottom-up approach emphasizing proprietary research.
American Century’s fixed income team seeks to generate excess returns over a complete
market cycle by realizing the upside of strong markets and minimizing drawdowns in declining markets.
We believe this long-term focus gives us the patience to filter out short-term noise and steer through uncertainty to remain focused on our clients’ objectives.
Global Fixed Income Strategies
U.S. Intermediate Government
An income-focused portfolio that invests in a range of government bond sectors, including Treasuries, government agencies, and mortgages
U.S. Short Duration Inflation Protection
An actively managed low-duration, multisector portfolio designed to combat the effects of inflation and rising interest rates
U.S. Inflation-Adjusted Bond
An actively managed, multisector portfolio designed to combat the effects of inflation
U.S. Diversified Corporate
Seeks total investment return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation
Emerging Markets Debt Total Return
A flexible bond portfolio that seeks out the most attractive opportunities across emerging markets, regardless of benchmark allocations.
U.S. Short Duration Bond
Invests primarily in short-term investment-grade securities in pursuit of current income with limited volatility, particularly when interest rates rise.
U.S. Core Fixed Income
Invests in a broadly diversified, high-quality, intermediate-duration portfolio in pursuit of risk-managed total return
U.S. Core Plus Fixed Income
Emphasizes investment-grade securities, complemented by high-yield, emerging markets, and non-dollar issues in pursuit of enhanced yield
Global Fixed Income
Total return-focused strategy that invests in the full range of global fixed income securities and currencies in a currency-hedged portfolio
Focuses on high-quality, non-dollar-denominated government and corporate debt securities outside the United States to pursue total return
Multi-Sector Credit Income
Pursues enhanced risk-adjusted total return through active sector management and fundamentally driven security selection.
Global Unconstrained Fixed Income
Total return-oriented, flexibly managed global portfolio seeking diversified sources of return by investing across fixed income sectors, countries, and currencies.
In addition to the strategies listed, our capabilities also include:
Securitized portfolios, which invest primarily in Commercial and Non-Agency Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, and Asset-Backed Securities.
Currency portfolios, which seek total return through a combination of quantitative inputs and experience-based research.
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