US - AXA's US Core Investment Grade (CIG) can provide investors "consistent alpha generation" and greater fixed income returns, the investment managers has claimed, following a 8.22% return since its launch.
In addition, the CIG fund has outperformed the Lehman US Aggregate Index in only its first year, beating the index by 1.39%.
Fritz Feuerherm (pictured), managing director, AXA IM US Investment Grade, said investors in search of greater fixed income returns would “do well” to consider the US investment grade market to help them “achieve their goal”.
Feuerherm added: “The fund’s consistent alpha generation and out performance highlights the success of the investment team and resource platform on which the fund is actively managed.
“We firmly believe that an active bottom-up investment process will produce superior investment results over time. The US credit and structured securities market provides access to the deepest and most diverse pool of credit alternatives available in the world today.
The US CGI fund, which has US$30.7m invested across a range of fixed income instruments, has an objective to consistently outperform the Lehman US Aggregate Index, with performance ranking in the top 25% of peer universe.
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