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Get to know our fixed income investment teams.

Our fixed income investment teams have a track record of solving for a wide range of personalized investor objectives.
  • Experience spanning all major sectors, including investment grade, high yield/bank loans, securitized, emerging market debt, municipals, government, alternative credit, and real estate.

  • Time-tested investment processes and proprietary investment tools foster cross-sector collaboration, enabling the delivery of multi-sector, stable value, LDI, and cash management solutions.

  • Our active investment approach aims to deliver strong and consistent outcomes through evolving markets.

  • Experienced portfolio managers across sector-specialty teams are informed by a rigorous and multi-layered risk management framework.

Principal Alternative Credit

A seasoned investment team with significant credit investment experience across all major industries and market cycles, focused on providing our global investment base access to private credit solutions.

Principal Finisterre

As a specialist emerging market debt manager committed to delivering solutions that can perform in any market condition, we utilize an unconstrained, time-tested approach to managing income, volatility, and liquidity.

Principal Fixed Income

A global platform of integrated and specialized teams focused on delivering innovative, actively managed total return and yield-oriented investment solutions through capabilities that span all major fixed income sectors.

Principal Morley

Specializes in managing capital preservation strategies and designing customized stable value solutions through a risk-managed, multi-stage construction approach, incorporating a proprietary optimization model.

Post Advisory Group

A value-oriented active manager that specializes in managing high yield bonds, leveraged loans, collateralized loan obligations, and structured credit products, finding high-quality businesses through rigorous bottom-up fundamental credit research with a top-down macro and technical overlay.

Spectrum Asset Management

Extensive experience managing global preferred and capital securities with a robust fundamental credit research approach, including both top-down and bottom-up analyses that lead to selective and thoughtful portfolio construction.

Explore our featured fixed income strategies.

To help you diversify your opportunities, we continually review fixed income markets to identify and offer strategies to meet your objectives.
Core Plus Bond
Seeking to take advantage of relative value opportunities across the fixed income universe through an active, multi-sector approach.
Managed by  Principal Fixed Income
Post Limited Term High Yield
Relying on intensive credit research to invest in short duration high yield issuers with significantly lower expected volatility.
Managed by  Post Advisory Group
Global High Yield
Emphasizing active security selection across the global high yield investment universe to identify and extract value from market inefficiencies while seeking to limit downside risk.
Managed by  Principal Fixed Income
Preferred and Capital Securities
Finding higher-quality issuers throughout the preferred and capital securities universe, while diversifying across the credit spectrum.
Managed by  Spectrum Asset Management
Finisterre Emerging Markets Debt Total Return
An active, unconstrained, adaptive, long-biased, multi-EMD strategy that aims to participate in the upside potential of EMD, while seeking to limit downside volatility.
Managed by  Principal Finisterre
Direct Lending
Actively managing the risk of each loan across the portfolio by prioritizing credit risk and structure, while investing in both sponsored and non-sponsored lower and core middle market direct lending opportunities throughout North America.
Managed by  Principal Alternative Credit
Liability Driven Investing (LDI) Solutions
Partnering with clients to develop LDI strategies that focus on allocating to risks that pay, while minimizing uncompensated risks, through a comprehensive suite of capabilities.
Managed by  Principal Fixed Income
Asian High Yield
Emphasizing active security selection and sector rotation across the constantly evolving, inefficient Asian fixed income markets to find potential income while minimizing downside risk.
Managed by  Principal Fixed Income

Get the latest insights.

Fixed income
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Credit spreads: Positioning for potential alpha

Future returns will likely come from alpha, rather than from spread compression, in the year ahead.

Macro views
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Commodities: Cooling, not capitulating

Real assets remain potentially attractive for real earning power with a defensive orientation.

Fixed income
5 min

A compelling entry point for MBS

MBS may provide a degree of stability during an overall economic downturn.

Expert
Derek White, Ph.D.
Head of Risk Management, Fixed Income

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Fixed‐income investment options are subject to interest rate risk, and their value will decline as interest rates rise.

Principal Alternative Credit, Principal Finisterre, Principal Fixed Income, and Principal Morley are investment teams within Principal Global Investors.

Spectrum Asset Management, Inc. is an affiliate of Principal Global Investors.

Post Advisory Group, LLC is an affiliate of Principal Global Investors.