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Navigating the Credit Risk Spectrum for Better Returns

In a global lower-for-longer yield environment, leverage flexibility and disciplined credit selection to find the sweet spot between quality and risk in the Asian high yield bond market.

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 In addition, with valuations of Asian high yield bonds at decade-long lows, it provides a compelling entry point for long-term investments.


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Zero-default, 20-year track record managing Asian fixed income

More than 20 years of experience managing Asian fixed income strategies, with US$16 billion in Asian credit assets under management and a no-default track record.2

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Time-tested investment approach including ESG filters


Combining bottom-up and top-down research to select opportunities in the Asian high-yield market, with ESG analysis fully integrated into the process

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Seasoned, on-the-ground investment team supported by a global platform

A collaborative and integrated team of experienced portfolio managers and analysts based in key locations across Asia and supported by a global fixed income platform.

Tune in as Arthur Lau, Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income, Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income, shares why the Asia high yield bond asset class presents compelling long-term opportunities for investors looking for attractive yield and risk profiles versus other global fixed income asset classes.

Capturing Opportunities in Asian High Yield

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1 Source: ICE BofAML, as of 31 December 2020.
2 AUM as of 31 March 2021; Zero-default track record refers to the underlying securities of the portfolios managed by PineBridge Investments Asia Limited Fixed Income Team, as of March 2021.

Unless otherwise stated, all information is as of 31 March 2021 and sourced from PineBridge Investments internal data.

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