Strategic Income

The Strategic Income strategies aim to provide an attractive level of income and an opportunity for capital growth throughout the economic cycle. To do this, we manage portfolios independent of any indices and are unconstrained by geography, sector or rating. The approach is one of high conviction, focusing on relative value and adjusting the portfolio strategy to suit the economic cycle. Whilst portfolios are typically simple, long only we have the ability to use a broad range of hedging tools to adapt the portfolios to ever changing macro and geopolitical events.

Portfolio Management

Global Strategic Income Strategy Composite

Data as at 06.30.2019

Cumulative Performance

QTD YTD 1 year 3 years 5 years Since Inception 3 years annualized 5 years annualized Since inception annualized
3.27% 6.93% 6.67% 22.97% 26.90% 83.35% 7.13% 4.88% 6.82%

Discrete Performance

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
-2.35% 23.68% 10.29% 6.42% 3.20% 5.55% 9.87% -0.82%

Source: TwentyFour. Performance figures shown are of the GBP performance adjusted to take into account the impact of share class FX hedging from GBP to USD. Returns are presented on a mid-to-mid basis inclusive of net reinvested income and net of all expenses. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The performance data do not take account of the commissions and costs incurred on issue and redemption. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of market and currency fluctuations and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Composite performance is calculated using the weighted average daily performance of similar portfolios within the Composite, since the earliest inception date. All portfolios within the Composite are managed by the same team.


Global Strategic Income Strategy Composite

Year Composite Gross Return (%) Composite Net Return(%) Custom Benchmark Return (%) Composite 3-Yr st Dev (%) Benchmark 3-Yr st Dev (%) Number of Portfolios Internal Dispersion (%) Composite Assets ($M) Total GIPS Assets (£M) Total GIPS Assets + Entity Assets (£M)
2011 -1.17 -1.91 na na na <5 na 25 523 991
2012 25.12 24.20 na na na <5 na 88 791 1422
2013 11.47 10.65 na 8.08 na <5 na 209 1616 2234
2014 7.61 6.81 na 4.99 na <5 na 641 2621 4023
2015 4.33 3.56 na 3.61 na <5 na 1621 3957 5483
2016 6.22 5.47 na 4.22 na <5 na 1649 5153 7811
2017 9.68 8.93 na 4.17 na <5 na 2404 8267 11273
2018 -1.76 -2.37 na 3.99 na <5 na 3385 11070 13957
Compliance Statement

The Firm claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) and has prepared and presented this report in compliance with the GIPS standards. The Firm has been independently verified for the periods January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2018. Verification assesses whether (1) the firm has complied with all the composite construction requirements of the GIPS standards on a firm-wide basis and (2) the firm’s policies and procedures are designed to calculate and present performance in compliance with the GIPS standards. The Global Strategic Income Composite has been examined for the periods January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2018. The verification and performance examination reports are available upon request.

Definition of the Firm

The Firm is defined as TwentyFour Asset Management LLP and all subsidiaries or affiliates and is a fixed income asset management firm established in 2008 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Firm is defined to include assets managed across all global offices and includes both the institutional and wholesale lines of business.


The Firm’s policies for valuing portfolios, calculating performance, and preparing compliant presentations are available upon request.

Composite Description

The Global Strategic Income Composite obtains exposure to global debt instruments from the whole range of fixed income assets including, but not limited to, high yield bonds, investment grade bonds, government bonds, asset-backed securities and other bonds, and has no geographical restrictions. The Composite may use financial derivative instruments in both rising and declining rate environments throughout the economic cycle. The Composite was created in April 2017. The Composite was formerly named Strategic Income (to 2016) and Multi-Strategy Global All Rating Bond Composite (to 2017).


No benchmark is presented because the composite’s strategy is unique and we believe that no benchmark that reflects this strategy exists.


Returns are presented Gross and Net of the actual Annual Management Charge (AMC). The highest fee schedule for the composite is 0.75% per annum.

List of Composites

A list of all composite descriptions is available upon request.


The number of portfolios and internal dispersion are not shown because there were five or fewer portfolios for all periods presented. The three-year annualized ex-post standard deviation of the composite is not presented because 36 monthly composite returns are not available.


Past performance does not guarantee future results. Performance is shown inclusive of net reinvested income. The value of invested monies can increase or decrease and there is no guarantee that all or part of your invested capital can be returned. The performance data do not take account of the commissions and costs incurred on issue and redemption.


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