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STRATEGIC INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FUND

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Built with an unconstrained mindset, the Strategic Income Opportunities fund invests across the entire bond market, placing no limits on sector, quality or geography. This approach allows the fund to adapt to changing interest rate and credit conditions. As a result, BSIIX seeks to offer a unique combination: diversification, low volatility and attractive returns.

Is This Fund a Good Fit?

The Strategic Income Opportunities Fund is designed for investors who:

  • Are looking for diversified sources of return to complement their core bond funds.
  • Are willing to invest without restrictions, but have risk top-of-mind.
  • Are seeking positive returns in all rate environments.

Outperformance over time

With flexibility at its core, the fund takes a risk-first approach in pursuing the best opportunities across fixed income sectors while working to keep volatility in check. This balance between risk and return has helped the fund seek outperformance over time.

Average annual total return vs. the Morningstar Category Avg.

1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs 10 yrs
Fund Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. 5.47 3.80 2.83 4.61
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Nontraditional Bond 3.17 3.08 2.27 3.65

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Built to move with the market

Designed to adapt to a wide range of market and economic conditions, the fund’s flexible strategy aims to pursue the best investment opportunities – without limitations on sector, geography, asset class, maturity, currency or credit quality. This flexibility helps the fund seek diversified sources of return.

Top holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019

Name Weight (%)
UNIFORM MBS 28.37
UNITED STATES TREASURY 5.98
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 4.63
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 3.33
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) 2.10
Name Weight (%)
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 1.76
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) (GOVERNMENT) 1.40
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 1.15
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.08
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1.04

Does it really take money to make money?

The short answer is yes. Why? Nearly all of the money you pay in fees is used to help manage your investment, which includes our powerful Aladdin investment platform, countless years of proprietary research and some of the most experienced teams in the industry.

What's behind your fee?*:

  • 3,000+ risk factors analyzed daily to help you make a little bit of money a lot of times.
  • 400+ fixed income professionals working to access thousands of bonds globally.
  • 70+ years of combined investment experience among the management team, meaning you can have confidence in their knowledge-backed decisions.

*Data as of March 31, 2019

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This fund may be an excellent addition to an investment portfolio. Before investing, it's always a good idea to check with your financial advisor to be sure that you are meeting your financial goals.