Adapt to changing bond markets with flexible fixed income strategies

A flexible fixed income approach allows investors to remain nimble to adapting to fluctuating bond markets while seeking
total return.

What you need to know

Given a context of unprecedented change led by the Fed, now, more than ever before, investors must be creative and flexible in order to achieve attractive returns.

Market interdependence

Market interdependence

Market interdependence
Global fixed income markets are becoming increasingly interdependent.

Normalization

Normalization

Normalization
After many years, the Fed is beginning the return to normal interest levels.

Global rates

Global rates

Global rates
Global interest rates will follow the Fed's example, albeit at different paces.

How can flexible fixed income strategies help?

Flexible fixed income strategies look across the entire global fixed income market for opportunities and adapt quickly to changing market conditions. In this way, flexible fixed income strategies are able to take opportunistic and tactical investments as they seek alpha.

Explore incorporating flexible fixed income strategies into your portfolio

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BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund

Led by Rick Rieder and powered by a global team of over 200 sector specialists, the BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund has the flexibility to invest anywhere across the fixed income universe. This total return, unconstrained fund can opportunistically adapt to changing market environments to deliver consistent, attractive risk-adjusted returns.

BSF Emerging Markets Flexi Dynamic Bond Fund

Managed by an investment team with lengthy experience in emerging market fixed income investing1, the BSF Emerging Markets Flexi Dynamic Bond Fund allocates across emerging market bond sectors using an innovative and thematic investment process and targeting total return with income stability.

BSF Fixed Income Strategies Fund

Managed by the Fundamental Euro Fixed Income team, the BSF Fixed Income Strategies Fund is a high return bond fund that seeks total returns over a rolling three year cycle. Within a risk-controlled framework and a focus on the European market, the Fund is flexible to invest across geographies and asset classes.

Why BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund?
Fixed income diversification
Seeks to make “a little bit of money, a lot of times” as a source of fixed income diversification.
Investment in sources of alpha
Invests in multiple fixed income alpha sources that have provided
attractive returns.
Lower volatility
Aims to produce lower volatility than traditional fixed income by hedging
tail risk.
Why BSF Emerging Markets Flexi Dynamic Bond Fund?
High conviction core portfolio
Implements high conviction, long-term views through a core portfolio mainly constituted of cash bonds.
Scenario-based portfolios
Adjacent scenario-based portfolios opportunistically take advantage of short-term market events to protect the core income.
Powered by Aladdin®
Leverages BlackRock’s proprietary
risk management platform, Aladdin®,
to implement its stress-testing
strategy.
Why BSF Fixed Income Strategies Fund?
Flexible duration
Has the flexibility to have a negative duration position (hard limits: -3 to 3 years).
Consistent returns
Has had a proven record of consistent returns, delivering an average 2.51% per year since its inception.2
Relative value
Management team seeks relative
value alpha opportunities across the entire fixed income universe.

Resources and education for fixed income strategies

Learn more about BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund and fixed income strategies through these relevant resources.

Resources and education for fixed income strategies

Learn more about BSF Emerging Markets Flexi Dynamic Bond Fund and fixed income strategies through these relevant resources.

Resources and education for fixed income strategies

Learn more about BSF Fixed Income Strategies Fund and fixed income strategies through these relevant resources.