The Low Ranger
This paper, authored by Robert Tipp, is entitled The Low Ranger. The paper takes a long term perspective, considering historical trends and the current economic backdrop, in forecasting our outlook for interest rates and the investment implications for fixed income.
Core Conservative Strategy
A quintessential “no surprises” strategy, this lower-risk Core Fixed Income Strategy has been managed by the same portfolio manager since inception.
Intermediate Core Conservative Strategy
Often the choice of Stable Value plans and managed by our flagship Core Conservative Strategy portfolio manager, this strategy uses the same time-tested approach applied to an intermediate duration benchmark.
Investment Grade Corporate Bond Strategy
We know credit and we prioritize research: This strategy is managed by a seasoned corporate bond team that benefits from a large and dedicated credit research team.
Long Duration Corporate Strategy
This strategy offers a time-tested approach to long duration management from a firm with decades of experience solving liability problems.
Long Government/Credit Strategy
This strategy offers a basic way for plans to extend duration, emphasizing high-quality spread sectors over lower-yielding Government sectors, prioritizing bottom-up, research-based security selection.
Emerging Markets Debt continues to be the subject of a binary debate with Bulls pointing to the sector's enhanced resiliency following the secular strengthening in credit fundamentals, and Bears focused on the 2013 volatility that rattled the emerging markets. In this white paper, written in a Q&A format, we raise several global themes and draw their implications for EM Debt. (September 2013)
Although high yield bonds and bank loans can provide attractive yields, one must properly account for the additional credit risk borne by the investor. This task becomes even more complex when the bond or bank loan is callable. This paper is the first of a two-part series that looks at the model we developed to appropriately value these securities. (September 2013)Read More
Gary Knapp voted to Institutional Investor's Pension Top 40, November 30, 2013
Prudential Fixed Income to manage new $516 million CLO, October 22, 2013
Prudential Fixed Income to manage €300 million CLO, May 13, 2013
Prudential Fixed Income to manage new $420 million CLO, March 25, 2013Read More