Fixed income

Why invest with Standard Life Investments?

With $117.4 billion* in fixed income assets under management and an expanding client base, Standard Life Investments has the experience and ability to deliver consistent performance for our clients. Our expertise spans the major global fixed income markets including government bonds, investment grade and high yield credit, inflation-linked bonds and emerging market debt. This enables us to offer a wide range of fixed income strategies, whether they are traditional benchmark oriented, liability related or absolute return based.

Our approach

We put our success down to a close-knit team of bond experts with strong leadership, harnessed by a distinctive investment process. The team is structured to encourage rapid and responsive decision-making, with its investment insights enriched by active engagement with our equity, real estate and strategy experts.

We have developed a range of quantitative models that ensure we continue to focus our research on key drivers of change. Our proprietary corporate bond model, the Credit Matrix, has been a significant factor in being able to avoid poorly performing bonds in recent years.

At Standard Life Investments, we have a strong risk-management process, placing great emphasis on internal processes and controls. This fosters a consistent internal culture of high professional standards and integrity.