Investec AM launches global total return credit fund

Following demand from UK clients

Laura Dew
 David Aird of Investec Asset Management

David Aird of Investec Asset Management

Investec Asset Management has launched a Global Total Return Credit fund, a UK replica of its SICAV fund, managed by Jeff Boswell and Garland Hansmann.

It will seek 80 to 120 investment opportunities across global credit to create a diverse portfolio, which is high-yielding and defensive with low volatility and low sensitivity to interest rates.  It aims to achieve a total return in excess of 3-month LIBOR plus 4% per annum over a full credit cycle (gross of fees) with an expected volatility of 5% to 7% per annum.  Sitting in the IA Strategic Bond sector, it will adopt a multi-asset credit approach and be unconstrained.  Investec AM gets new CEOs as Hendrik du Toit is appointed Investec Group CEO  Boswell and Hansmann will be t...

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