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INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

Sustainable Bonds Emerging Markets

Intelligent solution to gain exposure to emerging markets by investing in corporate bonds with high credit quality

Emerging market corporate bonds can allow investors to gain credit exposure to solid multinationals and national champions that often operate globally, command an attractive risk premium because they are based in emerging countries.
Our emerging market bonds strategy
  • invests in plain vanilla bonds
  • invests in bonds denominated in US dollar
  • has an investment grade rating, on average
Our distinctive investment process integrates top-down and bottom-up approaches. We first identify the countries or regions with the best and most sustainable growth prospects. We then look at the sectors with promising growth potential and attractive valuations. After this initial filtering, all potential investments are subject to our rigorous fundamental analysis and relative valuation process, which results in a high conviction portfolio.
The J. Safra Sarasin Group has a long tradition as an investor in emerging markets. We combine our legacy and local presence with capital market expertise and modern portfolio management techniques to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our investors.
The portfolios are managed by Gabriel Cedismondi and Ricardo Nascimento, two seasoned investment professionals with a longstanding experience in emerging markets and a proven track record in managing emerging market debt.
You want to invest in Emerging Markets?
Did you know that according to an insightful study of the great four disruptive forces from McKinsey: “As recently as 2000, 95% of the Fortune 500… were headquartered in developed economies. By 2025, when China will be home to more large companies than the US or Europe, we expect that nearly half of the world’s large companies… will come from emerging markets.”
- Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Jonathan Woetzel, No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends (New York: Public Affairs, 2015).
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