Fixed Income

Bonds are perceived as being lower risk – but fixed income strategies need specialist knowledge to shine
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Spread your risk

From low-risk government bonds to more growth-oriented strategies, you can spread your risk while aiming to capture more dependable income or returns.

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A choice of strategies

Bonds can help avoid stock market volatility, but they come with their own risks. A choice of strategies can meet many investment needs.

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Strong foundations

We perform a deep analysis of fundamentals and sustainability risk in order to actively shift exposure and closely track themes that influence market behavior.

The lower risk label conceals the choices available to you

There’s a vast range of options out there. It’s true: you could help insulate your investments from unexpected shifts in stock markets with government bonds or the right corporate bonds. But if you’re feeling bolder, you could hold high-yield credit or dive into emerging markets, which are riskier – but have higher potential returns. You could even have a strategy that invests across all of these markets and let an expert decide on the best combination according to your goals.

Specialists to steer you toward your investment goals

There are well over 30,000 bonds to choose from, and many risks to consider. You need specialists in economics and individual bond markets to formulate a view. You need analysts that understand each company in depth and who can spot opportunities and risks, build the right strategy and then actively manage it as market conditions change. You also need to identify the long-term themes influencing the market - which is why we believe a truly robust strategy should have environmental, social, and governance (or ESG) considerations at its core.

Active and adaptive

Designing and managing a diverse range of high performing Fixed Income strategies requires technical expertise. We don’t believe in ‘star’ investors who know everything. We believe in the team, working together. Our platform of specialists, experts in their fields across the globe, works to capitalize on a wide range of opportunities.

Every team member contributes: fund managers, credit analysts, sustainability analysts, and market strategists all share ownership of an investment strategy.

Our global platform gives us a 360° view of what is influencing markets, government bonds, currencies and companies. We spot forward-looking themes that provide the context for our researchers to assess value and build conviction.

“With the right expertise in the team that manages your particular fund, you can balance risk much more effectively. So not only are you diversifying your investments, you’re also optimizing income and returns from your high conviction ideas as you go.”

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Key Investment Risks

Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. The value of investments and the income they produce can go down as well as up, and you (or your clients) might not get back what you originally invested.

When interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. Corporate bonds will always be riskier than government bonds, since (unlike most governments) companies can sometimes go out of business – reducing the chances of you getting back the money you’re owed.

For illustrative purposes only; does not constitute a recommendation to invest in the above-mentioned security/sector/country.

Please consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The Schroder mutual funds (the “Funds”) are distributed by The Hartford Funds, a member of FINRA. To obtain product risk and other information on any Schroders Fund, please click the following link. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. To obtain any further information call your financial advisor or call The Hartford Funds at 1-800-456-7526 for Individual Investors.  The Hartford Funds is not an affiliate of Schroders plc.

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. (“SIMNA”) is an SEC registered investment adviser, CRD Number 105820, providing asset management products and services to clients in the US and registered as a Portfolio Manager with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada.  Schroder Fund Advisors LLC (“SFA”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SIMNA Inc. and is registered as a limited purpose broker-dealer with FINRA and as an Exempt Market Dealer with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada.  SFA markets certain investment vehicles for which other Schroders entities are investment advisers.”

For illustrative purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation to invest in the above-mentioned security/sector/country.

Schroders Capital is the private markets investment division of Schroders plc. Schroders Capital Management (US) Inc. (‘Schroders Capital US’) is registered as an investment adviser with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).It provides asset management products and services to clients in the United States and Canada.For more information, visit

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