Short Duration Managed
Account Strategy

Investment Strategy

This investment strategy seeks total return derived primarily from coupon interest and capital appreciation. It invests primarily in government securities, investment grade corporate bonds, asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities, and approximately 40% in shares of a fee-waived mutual fund, which can invest in a wide variety of investment grade fixed income securities. These portfolios are expected to have durations of one to three years. An investor selecting this strategy may risk some loss of principal. More detailed information on this strategy is available upon request.

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Investment Process*

  • BlackRock's Fixed Income Investment approach blends top-down and bottom-up investment ideas
  • Investment Teams are responsible for research, analysis, security selection, and execution
  • Rick Rieder as Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income, Fundamental Portfolios, leads the investment strategy meetings
  • Portfolio Teams are each independently accountable for asset allocation and portfolio construction
BlackRock Investment Teams: Bottom-Up idea generation & research
Investment team
Portfolio Manager
Thomas Musmanno, CFA
Managing Director
Thomas Musmanno, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of Short Duration within the Multi-Sector Institutional division of Americas Fixed Income Alpha ...