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US High Yield strategies

AXA IM offers a range of US high yield strategies investing across credit ratings and maturities.

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Investment Approach

Our US high yield team is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and has dedicated US high yield traders sitting alongside the portfolio managers and analysts. This advantage enables us to leverage opportunities and share ideas quickly and efficiently.

This local presence has helped create market leading and pioneering solutions for you, such as US short duration high yield.

The investment team’s experience in managing through multiple economic and credit cycles is reflected in the strong track record on avoiding defaults through rigorous credit selection.   

High Yield

Investing in High Yield Bonds

High yield investing has the potential to offer risk-aware investors an attractive source of income.

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Investment Process

All of our US strategies follow a robust bottom-up credit research process that is based on the belief that superior long-term returns are realised through compounding current income and avoiding principal loss. We aim to achieve this through fundamental credit analysis that focuses on companies with improving credit trends.

In this way we aim to provide you with a process that minimises default risk and manages volatility through active management, while pursuing high yielding opportunities and potentially generating capital growth.

US High Yield Comments
Fund Manager Views Fixed Income

US High Yield Comments

  • by AXA Investment Managers
  • 10 April 2024 (3 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates
Vidéo: Opportunities for High Yield Investors
Fund Manager Views Fixed Income

Opportunities for High Yield Investors

  • by Mike Graham
  • 10 April 2024 (3 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates
Vidéo: Euro Credit Quarterly Update - February 2024
Quick Take

Euro Credit Quarterly Update - February 2024

  • by Boutaina Deixonne
  • 12 February 2024 (5 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates
Vidéo: US High Yield Quarterly Outlook - January 2024
Fund Manager Views Fixed Income

US High Yield Quarterly Outlook - January 2024

  • by Mike Graham
  • 05 February 2024 (3 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates
European High Yield – Annual Perspectives
Fund Manager Views Fixed Income

European High Yield – Annual Perspectives

  • by Yves Berger, Chris Ellis
  • 29 January 2024 (10 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates
US High Yield Market Outlook 2024
Fund Manager Views Fixed Income

US High Yield Market Outlook 2024

  • by AXA Investment Managers
  • 09 January 2024 (5 min read)
Investment Strategy Updates

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