Aviva Investors launches US Investment Grade Bond fund

Managed by Lohmeier, Cho and Bailey

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Aviva Investors' Joshua Lohmeier
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Aviva Investors' Joshua Lohmeier

Aviva Investors has launched an investment grade corporate bond fund run by trio of managers Joshua Lohmeier, Mike Cho and George Bailey, Investment Week can reveal.

The Aviva Investors US Investment Grade Bond fund invests primarily in US dollar-denominated investment grade corporate bonds from anywhere in the world and will factor in environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into its investment process. The asset manager said the fund seeks to earn income and increase capital value while outperforming its benchmark over the long term (five years or more). Its benchmark is the Bloomberg Barclays US Credit index. Its investment process is described as a long-term, active management approach. The managers will use "portfolio construction ...

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