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Core Fixed Income strategy differentiators

  • Research-driven, low-turnover strategy focused on bonds with a margin of safety.

  • Independent credit research with a strategic bias toward corporate bonds.

  • Forward-looking investment process that integrates a top-down, bottom-up analysis and a disciplined focus on risk management.

Strategy facts

  • Manager

    Principal Fixed Income

  • Inception

    1 January 1997

  • Index

    Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index

  • Targeted number of holdings


  • Expected turnover


  • Investment vehicles
    SMA, U.S. Mutual Fund, CIT

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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.

Investment guidelines are subject to change.

Not all investment options are available in all jurisdictions.

The Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index measures the performance of investment grade, U.S. dollar-denominated, fixed-rate taxable bond market, including Treasuries, government-related and corporate securities, MBS (agency fixed-rate and hybrid ARM passthroughs), ABS, and CMBS.

Principal Fixed Income is an investment team within Principal Global Investors.