Asia’s high yield bond market has grown rapidly over the past decade and has become an important component of the global emerging market high yield universe. With opportunities dispersed across a diverse landscape, Asian high yield bonds may offer an additional income source with relatively attractive yields and a shorter duration profile than global fixed income asset classes.1
Understanding the components of the Asia high yield market is key to navigating the credit challenges in this asset class. Leverage flexibility and disciplined credit selection to find the sweet spot between quality and risk in the Asia high yield market.
Pure high yield exposure
Captures total returns (income and capital appreciation)
Rigorous credit selection for alpha and risk control
1 Bloomberg, PineBridge Investments. As of 31 December 2022.
2 PineBridge Investments was named the “Best Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) Fixed Income Manager” by Citywire Asia in 2022. Source: Citywire Asia, announced in November 2022. The winners are selected through quantitative and qualitative methods, including Citywire's global rating and performance data; Morningstar factsheets, ESG scores, and ratings data; voting and input from the key Asia-based fund buyers; and supplementary information from the shortlisted product manufacturers. For details of the awards, and methodology, please visit: https://citywire.com/asia/news/citywire-asia-asset-management-awards-2022-fixed-income/a2402610. Last accessed March 2023. The above award is for reference only. Third-party rankings from rating publications are no guarantee of future investment success. Working with a highly rated advisor does not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client’s evaluation. Generally, ratings, rankings, and recognition are based on information prepared and submitted by the advisor, and are part of a process in which not all advisors elect to participate. A more detailed disclosure of the criteria used in making these rankings is included above.
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