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CC&L Long Bond

Investment Objective

  • Maximize long-term total return while protecting the capital value from major market fluctuations.
  • Generate returns equal to or greater than the return of the benchmark FTSE TMX Long Term Overall Bond Index plus 0.5% over rolling four-year periods.

Highlights

  • Well defined, portable, fundamentally based process with multiple sources of added value
  • Proprietary risk modeling incorporating both risk and return in assessing opportunities
  • Responsive credit process based on spread forecast
  • Proven team based approach enhanced by unique skills and insights from other CC&L teams

Investment Philosophy

  • Economic fundamentals drive markets.
  • Better decisions result when the evaluation of fundamental information is validated through research that proves the link between the data and movements in the market.
  • Research should be conducted continuously in order to allow the process to evolve with capital markets.
  • Process diversification yields positive risk-adjusted relative returns.
  • Risk management is fundamentally based and supported by quantitative tools

Investment Process

  • Top-down, fundamentally based approach: In-depth macro-economically driven analysis validated by a disciplined research process resulting in interest rate and sector exposures
  • Robust risk management: Proprietary fundamental process supported by quantitative tools requiring an ongoing dedicated research effort
  • Comprehensive credit analysis: Top down industry analysis and a bottom up company research that incorporates factors such as operating factors, financial profile and quality of management
  • Responsive security selection: Spread forecast continuously updated for a wide universe of industries and companies

Portfolio Construction & Risk Management

  • Portfolio construction divided into three broad areas: domestic and foreign interest rate forecast, sector allocation and security selection.
  • Proprietary factor based risk model provides a granular estimate of all risks across different sources of return which are then aggregated into a measure of overall portfolio risk.
  • Dedicated trading experts are solely focused on identifying the best implementation strategy. 
  • Robust controls measure and monitor every active risk for every client, every day.

Contact us

Vancouver

604-685-2020

Toronto

416-862-2020

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