Fixed Income Boutique

There’s always value to be found in fixed income.
Let us deliver it to you.

How we can help you

The fixed income universe offers opportunities regardless of the market cycle, as various sectors and geographical locations are in different phases of the economic cycle.

We can help you extract value, wherever it presents itself.

We take an active approach to bond markets, guided by the belief that there are inefficiencies present in the fixed income investment universe. Our investors rely on us to invest with conviction, taking advantage of anomalies and thus creating value away from common benchmark indices.

23.8 bn 1988 28 4 2

Why partner with us?

Conviction-led strategies

We focus our efforts on areas where our active, high conviction approach can add value.

Strong platform

Our unique team structure enables team collaboration and high quality idea generation.

Firm alignment of interest

As investors in the funds they manage, our portfolio managers’ interests are in line with yours.

"There is always value to be found in fixed income"

Hervé Hanoune, Head of Fixed Income


Our offering

Our offering covers the diversity of the fixed income universe for you; including corporate, emerging markets, global and Swiss bonds.

We consider the environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact of our investments and offer strategies that offer best-in-class, exclusion and integration approaches. For institutional investors we can also provide tailor-made solutions.

Meet the team

Our 28 investment specialists are based in Zurich and New York. Our portfolio managers guarantee their commitment to you by investing their own capital in the funds they manage.

Our heritage

For more than two decades, our Fixed Income Boutique has stood for active investments in bonds.

2018Boutique AuM surpasses 19 billion Swiss francs2016Boutique grows to establish second hub in New York as it surpasses 15 billion Swiss francs in assets2013Luc D'hooge joins as Head of Emerging Market Bonds and Boutique AuM surpasses 9 billion Swiss francs2010Mondher Bettaieb-Loriot, Head of Corporate Bonds joins and Boutique AuM surpasses 8 billion Swiss francs2008Anna Holzgang, Head of Global & Swiss bonds joins2003Boutique AuM surpasses 5 billion Swiss francs2001Start of our ESG offering1995Boutique AuM surpasses 1 billion Swiss francs1988Founding of Vontobel Asset Management Fixed Income boutique


Fixed Income Boutique

Emerging market corporate bonds: a paradise, if actively managed

From an active manager’s point of view, risk premiums are currently very high in emerging markets and make their corporate bonds an attractive asset class in the stubborn low-rate environment. Wouter van Overfelt, portfolio manager of our Emerging Markets Corporate Bond portfolio, is ready to take advantage of the broad and promising opportunity set, applying a tried and tested investment strategy.

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