Fixed Income Overview
Investment Platform

The Pyramis Fixed Income Platform combines extensive research resources and a collaborative investment approach to manage strategies across a broad spectrum of disciplines. The application of our vast research resources allows for the effective management of institutional fixed income assets while building upon expertise that is critical to managing client assets in each asset class.

Investment Process

Macro Assessment

  • Formulate macro views
  • Evaluate tail risks
  • Assess risk

Sector Analysis

  • Evaluate fundamentals by sector
  • Identify relative value
  • Monitor market technicals

Asset Allocation

  • Allocate risk across investable universe
  • Size positions and key rate exposures
  • Model portfolio serves as a guide for portfolio construction

Security Selection

  • Select idiosyncratic exposures
  • Assess fundamentals, relative value and technicals by security
  • Manage liquidity

Portfolio Construction

  • Customize portfolio based on clients' objectives
  • Manage and monitor risk through proprietary tools and oversight
  • Act as a fiduciary for the benefit of our clients

Fixed Income Quarterly Overviews

First Quarter 2014

We are pleased to provide our latest overviews delivering information on research resources for the following:

Executive Perspectives

Fixed Income Investment Perspectives

First Quarter 2014

Bob Brown, president of the Fixed Income bond division, shares our current thoughts on the fixed income markets.

Fixed Income


  • Conservative Income Bond
  • Core
  • Core Constrained
  • Core Plus
  • Global Bond
  • International Bond
  • Intermediate Duration
  • Long Duration
  • Money Market*
  • National Municipals*
  • Short Duration
  • Short-Intermediate Duration


  • Emerging Markets
  • Global Credit
  • Government
  • High Yield Corporate
  • High Yield CMBS
  • Inflation-Protected
  • Investment Grade Credit
  • Long Corporate
  • Leveraged Loan
  • Mortgage-Backed
  • Single State Municipals*

Custom Solutions

  • Liability Driven Investing
  • Stable Value*
  • Tactical Bond
  • Target Maturity
  • Tax Sensitive*


  • US Bond
  • Inflation-Protected

*Certain strategies are managed by Pyramis affiliates.

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Fixed Income Sector Spotlight: Investment-Grade and High-Yield Credit

July 2014

This Spotlight looks at the corporate bond segment of the fixed income market—investment grade and high yield—and provides an update on supply and, an overview on valuations, and the portfolio manager’s outlook.

Money Markets: Seeking Clarity

July 2014

The money market commentary is a recurring monthly publication that discusses the factors that have influenced the money market. July’s commentary focuses on the surprisingly weak Q1 2014 gross domestic product (GDP) release, Federal Reserve news, and strategies used by the funds.

Weekly Bond Market Update

July 11, 2014

This week, U.S. bond markets were focused on the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting and new corporate bond issuance.

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