Market Review and Outlook 3Q23 - Leveraged Finance
Loans and high yield bonds outperformed broader fixed income as the market heightened its focus on rising rates.
Market Review and Outlook 3Q23 - Investment Grade
2023 was eagerly billed as the year of the bond after enduring the historically bad year that was 2022. Given the consensus expectation for an economic slowdown and inevitable pivot from the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s current tightening cycle, the bond market was expected to deliver a more compelling positive total return in 2023. What could go wrong?
Inside ESG Investing at Seix
With ESG factors becoming an increasingly important part of investing, here’s how Seix’s leveraged finance, investment grade, municipal, and securitized credit teams apply such metrics.
Our Approach to ESG
The integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk analysis into our existing investment process brings another level of risk assessment to our decision making process. By focusing on discrete risks and potential opportunities related to ESG, we are better able to select those companies with proven business models designed to withstand exogenous shocks. Since inception, Seix has managed portfolios for clients with social exclusions including gaming, weapons and tobacco.