Fixed Income Strategies

Core and Core Plus

• Focus on diversifying active risks to produce durable active returns
• Avoids concentrated bets, minimizing downside and managing volatility
• Maintains low beta to equities, providing attractive portfolio benefits
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BlackRock’s Multi-sector Core and Core Plus strategies are designed to seek consistent, attractive active returns across all market cycles via a dynamic multi-sector approach.


These strategies seek to be more diversified than the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index. We focus on continuously evaluating a wide global fixed income opportunity set pursuing the best risk-adjusted return opportunities, with no bias toward any particular subsector.


The team's unique risk budgeting process emphasizes risk factor diversification with the goal of hedging tail risks and managing volatility. The team does not take concentrated bets, which we believe is key to minimizing drawdowns and delivering durable alpha across market backdrops.

Portfolio managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, CIO of Global Fixed Income, Head of Fundamental Fixed Income, Head of Global Allocation Investment Team
David Rogal
Managing Director, Multi-Sector Fixed Income
Akiva Dickstein
Managing Director, Head of Customized Multi-Sector Portfolios, Co-Head of Global Inflation Linked Portfolios
Chi Chen
Director, Global Fixed Income Investment Group

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