Types of investment

Fixed Income

We offer fixed income solutions with various risk and return objectives that range from traditional asset classes to more specialist areas such as emerging market debt, securitised debt and social bonds.

Our global fixed income research team is resourced to provide a balance between detailed due diligence of issuers and a clear vision of market and sector trends. Credit selection is key, with our research experts conducting proprietary, bottom-up company analysis and sharing insights to achieve better outcomes for our clients.

Portfolio managers follow a flexible approach to portfolio construction, combining top-down and bottom-up analysis to enable us to respond to challenges posed by structural changes in demographics, globalisation and geopolitics, as well as the evolution of the credit cycle.

Why choose Columbia Threadneedle for fixed income?

Our 199-strong global Fixed Income team is split between research, portfolio management and support teams, as well as a dedicated trading function. With this scale of resources managing $247 billion in assets, we have the global presence to conduct thorough analysis of bond issuers yet retain the ability to deliver returns from security selection. *

Responsible investment (RI) is embedded within our investment process and we have developed proprietary tools that provide a robust RI framework and better analysis for portfolio managers. Columbia Threadneedle is also a pioneer in impact investing and has been a leading advocate in the development of the burgeoning green and social bond markets.

* Source: Columbia Threadneedle Investments, data as at 31 March 2022.

27 January 2023

Justin Ong

Senior Research Analyst, Asian Corporate Debt

Chuanyi Zhou

Asia Corporate Analyst

Firmer foundations for China’s property market in 2023

The Chinese property sector has been in the headlines over the past year, and not for the right reasons.
Read time - 6 min
24 January 2023

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – January 2023

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
12 January 2023

William F. “Ted” Truscott

Chief Executive Officer

Industry trends to watch in 2023

The last few years have delivered a fair share of ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ setbacks for asset managers and investors.
Read time - 4 min
13 December 2022

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – December 2022

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
9 December 2022

William Davies

Global Chief Investment Officer

No more bad news should be good news in 2023

After a dismal year for markets, William Davies gives his thoughts on risks and opportunities in the market as we head into 2023. While there is plenty to be cautious about, a repeat of 2022 seems unlikely.
Read time - 6 min
9 December 2022

Gene Tannuzzo

Deputy Global Head of Fixed Income

Bullish on bonds in 2023

The next 12 months are poised to be a comeback year for fixed income, says Gene Tannuzzo, with a focus on quality and credit selection critical to achieving the desired outcomes
Read time - 4 min

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