Standard Life Investments

Fixed income

Why choose Standard Life Investments?

We are one of the leading fixed income managers in Europe, with €96.9 billion* under management. We have a long-standing reputation for successful bond management.

With €96.9 billion* in fixed income assets under management and an expanding client base, Standard Life Investments has the experience and ability to deliver consistent performance for our clients. Our expertise spans the major global fixed income markets including government bonds, investment-grade and high yield credit, inflation-linked bonds and emerging market debt. This enables us to offer a wide range of fixed income strategies, whether they are traditional benchmark-oriented, liability-related or absolute return-based.

We put our success down to a close-knit team of bond experts with experienced leadership, and a distinctive investment process. The team is structured to encourage quick and effective decision-making, with its investment insight enriched by active engagement with our equity, real estate and strategy experts.

We have developed a range of quantitative models that ensure we continue to focus our research on key drivers of change. Our proprietary credit scoring model, the Credit Matrix, has been a significant factor in being able to avoid poorly performing credits in recent years.

At Standard Life Investments, we have a strong risk-management process and place great emphasis on internal processes and controls. This fosters a culture of high professional standards and integrity.

* Source: Standard Life Investments, as at 31/12/2017