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

Fourth Quarter 2013

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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Webinar Replay

Investment Decisions You Can Make Today, Even if a Risk Transfer is Years Away

On Wednesday, March 19th Dan Tremblay, SVP, Director of Institutional Fixed Income Solutions and Francois Pellerin, LDI Strategist at Pyramis Global Advisors, discussed considerations over the near term to prepare for a risk transfer later on.


Money Markets: New Fed Insights Change Market Tone

April 2014

Overview of factors influencing short-term interest rates.

Fixed Income Newsletter

March 2014

Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointing to a potential rate increase early next year contributed to the rise at the short end. Whereas at the long end, it is likely that expectations of tighter Fed policy were largely priced in last year. The long end may also have benefited from more technically-driven demand, including strong buying from corporate pensions.

Weekly Bond Market Update

April 11, 2014

This week, US bond markets were focused on the Fed and corporate bond issuance.

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